Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Bubble, to over-reach, deceive, to tempt by means of false promises.

It is their aim to over-reach themselves, not to further a type.

For there is never any man, that men may not over-reach with treachery.

It is unlawful to deceive or over-reach any one, not even a heathen.

Ha, ha, ha, 'tis some Comfort at least to see you are over-reach'd as well as my self.

“Your Highness will be careful not to over-reach,” said Colonel Geraldine.

But sympathize with them though you may, you feel it is only right that selfishness should over-reach itself.

He understands perfectly well how to make a bargain; but is unjustly accused of wishing to over-reach in his dealings.

A wish to over-reach and disappoint Bill Martin was a stronger incentive to this deed than the mere lucre of gain.

Yes, sir; I know him for a man who is too wise for you to over-reach; I am certain he will never marry his daughter to you.