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synonyms for overdo

  • exaggerate
  • overestimate
  • overplay
  • overrate
  • overreach
  • overstate
  • overuse
  • overvalue
  • amplify
  • belabor
  • fatigue
  • hype
  • magnify
  • overburden
  • overindulge
  • overload
  • overtax
  • overtire
  • overwork
  • pressure
  • puff
  • stretch
  • be intemperate
  • bite off too much
  • do to death
  • drive oneself
  • go overboard
  • go too far
  • lay it on
  • make federal case
  • not know when to stop
  • pile on
  • run into the ground
  • run riot
  • strain oneself
  • talk big
  • wear down
  • wear oneself out
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antonyms for overdo

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  • play down
  • compress
  • decrease
  • lessen
  • ignore
  • neglect
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How to use overdo in a sentence

People with hypertension or who are pregnant should be careful not to overdo it.
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Spending more than 15 minutes in a full-body massage chair can overdo it on your muscles.
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Approaching eating with a mindset of moderation is more about giving your body what it wants and needs without overdoing it.
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Innocent flirting is OK, as long as you don’t overdo it and mislead someone.
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Don’t overdo it, keep things comfortable, and you’ll soon find a groove that combines the best worlds of working out and working hard.
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Teachers told the district not to overdo it on plexiglass barriers, which can hinder ventilation.
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This one is easy to overdo, which can stress the hip adductors, Collinson says.
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Again, girls are often in such a hurry to 'finish,' that they overdo, and suffer the consequences in after life.
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After all, he seemed likely to overdo it to spoil everything with a cheap joke at the end.
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"You mustn't let her overdo it, doctor," said Rosalind, seriously believing herself truthful.
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERDO

  • bite off more than one can chew
  • go to extremes
  • go too far
  • keep one's nose to the grindstone
  • overdo
  • overextend oneself
  • slave
  • spread oneself too thin
  • stay on the treadmill
  • take on too much
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.