overpopulate overpopulate  /ˌoʊ vər ˈpɑp jə leɪt/

Definition(s):

  • (v) cause to have too great a population

Usage(s):

  1. After all, amassing a fortune large enough to buy an island and indulging in enough random sex to overpopulate it can get a little wearing.
  2. Yet he seemed to be fading into one of those dwarf stars that overpopulate the American celebrity firmament.
  3. It makes its presence known only when something upsets the ecological balance of the face, encouraging the mites to overpopulate.

News

  1. Borges: David Ross not your usual backup catcher

    PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. — Spring training can create some odd circumstances. Take yesterday’s Red Sox lineup for example. The point of spring is not to win a particular game or even to pad the considerable stat lines that overpopulate baseball because, as some March phenom proves by Memorial Day every season, what you do here often has little to do with what you’ll do after you leave here.
    on March 17, 2014     Source: Boston Herald

  2. Borges: Ross not your usual backup catcher

    PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. — Spring training can create some odd circumstances. Take yesterday’s Red Sox lineup for example. The point of spring is not to win a particular game or even to pad the considerable stat lines that overpopulate baseball because, as some March phenom proves by Memorial Day every season, what you do here often has little to do with what you’ll do after you leave here.
    on March 17, 2014     Source: Boston Herald

Quotes

  1. "They're going to overpopulate the line of scrimmage and do different things," Arkansas coach Houston Nutt said. "We've been against Tyrone before. They do a great job with fits and getting to the football."
    on Nov 1, 2007 By: Houston Nutt Source: The State

  2. Gates said she often gets asked "Aren't these moms going to overpopulate the world?"
    on Mar 30, 2010 By: Melinda Gates Source: Seattle Times

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