O`ver*act" (?), v. t.

1.

To act or perform to excess; to exaggerate in acting; as, he overacted his part.

2.

To act upon, or influence, unduly.

[Obs.]

The hope of inheritance overacts them. Milton.

 

© Webster 1913.


O`ver*act" (?), v. i.

To act more than is necessary; to go to excess in action.

B. Jonson.

 

© Webster 1913.

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