overrun adj : (often followed by `with' or used in combination) troubled by or encroached upon in large numbers; "waters infested with sharks"; "shark-infested waters"; "the locust-overrun countryside"; "drug-plagued streets" [syn: infested, plagued] n : too much production or more than expected [syn: overproduction]
1 invade in great numbers; "the roaches infested our kitchen" [syn: infest]
2 occupy in large numbers or live on a host; "the Kudzu plant infests much of the South and is spreading to the North" [syn: invade, infest]
4 seize the position of and defeat; "the Crusaders overran much of the Holy Land"
5 run beyond or past; "The plane overran the runway" [also: overrunning, overran]overrunning See overrun
- present participle of overrun
alluvion, alluvium, cataclysm, deluge, diffusion, engulfment, flood, imbuement, infestation, inundation, invasion, lousiness, overflow, overflowing, overspreading, overswarming, penetration, permeation, pervasion, plague, ravage, spill, spillage, submersion, suffusion, swarm, swarming, teeming, the Deluge, the Flood, transfusion, washout, whelming