AskDefine | Define overspend

Dictionary Definition



1 spend more than available of (a budget, for example) [ant: underspend]
2 spend at a high rate [ant: underspend] [also: overspent]

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  1. To spend too much money; especially, to spend more than one earns.
    To get out of debt, first keep a budget and be careful not to overspend.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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