overspend overspend  /ˈoʊ vər ˌspɛnd/


  1. (v) spend more than available of (a budget)
  2. (v) spend at a high rate



  1. I said, 'Now, if you overspend I'm going to veto your bills,' and they listened, and we worked together.
  2. August is the rare month with no shared celebration in it, when we gasp along for weeks on end without collective permission to overspend, overeat and overindulge.
  3. If you don't overborrow or overspend, you're far less vulnerable to whatever problems the financial system may have.


  1. A starving and traveling gator

    There have been times when I have been the starving, traveling Gator. Though I create a budget prior to my travels I always seem to overspend in one area or another. I never have been one to say that eating out is too luxurious for the student traveler but, you just have to be smart.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Independent Florida Alligator

  2. Podcast: Walker on Tannehill, Manuel, more

    I did a fun and informative "Football Today" podcast with ESPN's Robert Flores this week. We discussed a variety of topics in the AFC East. Here is some of the ground we covered: Can the New England Patriots’ wide receivers be effective? Which quarterback should start for the New York Jets: Mark Sanchez or Geno Smith? Did the Miami Dolphins overspend in free agency? Is the read-option a wise ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs

  3. 3 steps to success: Raiders have to find quarterback, stick to offensive identity

    The theme of the offseason has been simple: purge poor contracts and get back in the black. Oakland made a point to overvalue and overspend over the past decade, and though a lot of talent is leaving the team, they're making the changes necessary to get closer to long-term sustainability.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Philly.com


  1. Bush, touring the Nashville Bun Company in Tennessee, said of Democrats, "If they overspend or if they try to raise your taxes, I'm going to veto their bills."
    on Jul 19, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Reuters

  2. "We are always confident, we try our best and respect our budget," Wenger said Friday. "If we can find an agreement, we will do it, if we cannot we will not overspend what we have planned to do." "These kind of stories sometimes...
    on Jan 30, 2009 By: Arsene Wenger Source: FOXSports.com

  3. "The state is not in a fiscal crisis, but a crisis is looming if the Legislature continues to overspend," Romney said in a statement.
    on Nov 10, 2006 By: Mitt Romney Source: Bloomberg

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