overeat

[oh-ver-eet]
verb (used without object), overate, overeaten, overeating.
1.
to eat too much: If you overeat, you're bound to get fat.
verb (used with object), overate, overeaten, overeating.
2.
to eat more than is good for (oneself): The food was so tasty we overate ourselves.

Origin:
1515–25; over- + eat

overeater, noun
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overeat (əʊvərˈiːt)
 
vb , -eats, -eating, -ate, -eaten
to consume too much food

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overeat
"to eat too much," 1599, from over + eat.
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overeat o·ver·eat (ō'vər-ēt')
v. o·ver·ate (-āt'), o·ver·eat·en (-ēt'n), o·ver·eat·ing, o·ver·eats
To eat to excess, especially habitually.

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Example sentences
Drugs could be designed to blunt the desire to overeat, drink, or smoke.
Then the only trick is not to overeat, but savor the distinct qualities of the
  foods you've found.
Why are companies allowed to push people to overeat.
Unrewarding jobs and stressful life situations may cause people to overeat or
  eat unhealthily.
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