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See definition of overshoot on Dictionary.com
  • as injump
  • as inmiss
  • as inoverrun

synonyms for overshoot

  • leave
  • skip
  • abandon
  • cancel
  • cover
  • digress
  • evade
  • miss
  • nullify
  • switch
  • clear out
  • cross out
  • pass over

antonyms for overshoot

MOST RELEVANT
  • uphold
  • address
  • face
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How to use overshoot in a sentence

That’s fodder for future research—but even without an overshoot effect, these results add support to the idea that you can and probably should taper your strength training at least a week before a big race.
WHEN TO STOP STRENGTH TRAINING BEFORE A BIG RACEALEX HUTCHINSONJANUARY 13, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
"Say about a couple of thousand ounces and you overshoot it," Peters answered.
COLONIAL BORNG. FIRTH SCOTT
After being low it would come up too suddenly, overshoot the mark, only to be steered downwards again equally suddenly.
MARVELS OF SCIENTIFIC INVENTIONTHOMAS W. CORBIN
But stop he must or he would overshoot his mark a half-mile before he found the level.
HARPER'S ROUND TABLE, OCTOBER 22, 1895VARIOUS
It may again overshoot the mark, but by repeated corrections it finally attains the normal upright posture.
RUSTIC SOUNDSFRANCIS DARWIN
You are overrating the effects of our failure—you never seem to be able to do anything but overshoot your mark.
THREE DRAMASBJRNSTJERNE M. BJRNSON
Yet these were the very men who, when the Perkins ideas came into use, saw that they did not overshoot the mark.
WITH THE DOUGHBOY IN FRANCEEDWARD HUNGERFORD
Absolutely, Arcot, and here's hoping we didn't overshoot the mark by much.
INVADERS FROM THE INFINITEJOHN WOOD CAMPBELL
I was tryin' for his head, but I always overshoot, so I have the habit of holdin' low.
LONE STAR PLANETHENRY BEAM PIPER AND JOHN JOSEPH MCGUIRE
He was afraid that, if he stood on long to the north, he might overshoot the passage, should one exist.
CAPTAIN COOKW.H.G. KINGSTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERSHOOT

  • abandon
  • cancel
  • clear out
  • cover
  • cross out
  • digress
  • evade
  • leave
  • miss
  • nullify
  • overshoot
  • pass over
  • skip
  • switch
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.