verb (used with object), overdid, overdone, overdoing.
to do to excess; overindulge in: to overdo dieting.
to carry to excess or beyond the proper limit: He puts on so much charm that he overdoes it.
to overact (a part); exaggerate.
to overtax the strength of; fatigue; exhaust.
to cook too much or too long; overcook: Don't overdo the hamburgers.
verb (used without object), overdid, overdone, overdoing.
to do too much; go to an extreme: Exercise is good but you mustn't overdo.

before 1000; Middle English overdon, Old English oferdōn. See over-, do1

overdoer, noun

overdo, overdue.
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overdo (ˌəʊvəˈduː)
vb , -does, -doing, -did, -done
1.  to take or carry too far; do to excess
2.  to exaggerate, overelaborate, or overplay
3.  to cook or bake too long
4.  overdo it, overdo things to overtax one's strength, capacity, etc

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Word Origin & History

O.E. oferdon "to do too much," from ofer "over" + don "to do." Common Gmc. (cf. O.H.G. ubartuan). Meaning "to overtax, exhaust" (esp. in phrase to over do it) is attested from 1817. Of food, "to cook too long," first recorded 1683 (in pp. adj. over done).
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Example sentences
And at the moment of truth, at contact, you overdo it.
It had to be dealt with swiftly and harshly, but you can also overdo things.
As to the minority who seriously overdo it, research suggests that they display
  addictive behaviour in other ways too.
The risk with such crude measures is that it is easy to overdo things and cause
  a more severe contraction than intended.
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