- v defeat (oneself) by going too far
- v jump across or leap over (an obstacle)
- v leave undone or leave out
- Self-renewal has always been an American genius; the Americans, with their enormous continent and resources, have historically been able to expand and thereby overleap their own .
- Prospects were likely to be uglier still for later months, as defense demands overleap aluminum production, were not likely to improve much until 1942-43, when Alcoa, Reynolds .
- The finished picture does not altogether overleap convention; it looks staged, and has a flattering slickness.