overbuild definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to construct over or in addition to.
    • to make even more buildings in (a place) than essential.
    • to create with extortionate dimensions or elaboration.
    • to construct over.
    • to construct a lot of; to build beyond the need.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To construct more homes, office structures, or commercial complexes than essential in a location.
  • verb:
    • to do extortionate building on a building or perhaps in a location.
    • To build over or along with another construction.
    • to create with extortionate dimensions or elaboration.
    • to make more domiciles, workplace buildings, or commercial buildings than needed in a location.
  • others:
    • To cover, overhang, span, or traverse with a building or structure; develop over.
    • to construct more than the location correctly admits of, or compared to the populace needs: as, that the main city is overbuilt.
    • to construct beyond the demand; build beyond an individual's means.

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