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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OVER-RUN

Mr. Merry would be pleased with that; I have heard him say that his barn is over-run with mice.'

Mr. Gibb's only fault on the field was a disposition to over-run the ball.

But towards nightfall the last lines were over-run and the enemy was through.

On Wednesday the 29th of Rajab we rode out to over-run them.

Indeed, the city seemed to be over-run by speculators and adventurers.

Overshote, pp.; had overshote hem, had over-run the scent, 3.

Roumania was left "in the air," and a large part of her territory was over-run.

What the foxhounds gain in speed they lose in the tendency to over-run the line.

The Southern States in the mean time were over-run by the enemy.

It was a favorite hunting spot, but had not been over-run with gunners.