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overstand

[oh-ver-stand] /ˌoʊ vərˈstænd/
verb (used without object), overstood, overstanding. Nautical
1.
overreach (def 13).
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English overstonden to stand over or by; see over-, stand
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Word Origin and History for overstanding

overstand

v.

"to stand over or beside," from Old English oferstandan; see over- + stand (v.).

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