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Pronunciation: (ō"vur-lēp'), [key]
v.t., -leaped or -leapt, -leap•ing.
1. to leap over or across: to overleap a fence.
2. to overreach (oneself) by leaping too far: to overleap oneself with ambition.
3. to pass over or omit: to overleap important steps and reach erroneous conclusions.
4. Archaic.to leap farther than; outleap.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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