verb (used with object)
, reach, or expand beyond a proper, safe, or reasonable point: a company that overextended its credit to diversify.
for too long a time: to overextend a stay.
to obligate (oneself) to more activities, work, etc., than one has time for or can accomplish well.
overextension /ˌoʊvərɪkˈstɛnʃən/ [oh-ver-ik-sten-shuhn] Show IPA , noun