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1 [no object] reach too far:never lean sideways from a ladder or overreach
) defeat one’s own purpose by trying to do more than is possible:he was an arrogant egotist who overreached himself
(of a horse, dog, or other quadruped) bring the hind feet so far forward that they fall alongside or strike the forefeet:the horse overreached jumping the first hurdle 2 [with object] get the better of (someone) by cunning:Faustus’s lunacy in thinking he can overreach the devil
an injury to a forefoot of a horse resulting from its having overreached.