overstand definition

  • verb:
    • to stand or insist excessively or a long time; overstay
    • to face too strictly regarding demands or conditions of.
    • : to sail to the mark at a wider position than is the typical upwind perspective, to go beyond the layline
    • : to own full or intutitive comprehension, to grok
  • verb-transitive:
    • To stand regarding price or conditions of, to be able to lose a sale; to reduce by an extravagant cost or hard problems.
  • others:
    • to face too purely in the demands or conditions of.

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