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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class II. Words Relating to Space
Section IV. Motion
4. Motion with Reference to Direction

303. [Motion Beyond.] Overrun.

   NOUN:OVERRUN, transcursion [obs.], transilience or transiliency [rare], transgression; trespass; inroad, advancement, intrusion, infraction, encroachment, infringement; extravagation [obs.], transcendence; redundance [See Redundance].
   VERB:SURPASS, transgress, pass; go beyond, go by; show in front, come to the front; shoot ahead of; steal a march upon, gain upon.
  OVERSTEP, overpass, overreach, overgo, override, overleap, overjump, overskip, overlap, overshoot the mark; outstrip, outleap, outjump, outgo, outstep, outrun, outride, outrival, outdo; beat, beat hollow [colloq.]; distance; leave in the -lurch, – rear; throw into the shade; exceed, transcend, surmount; soar (rise) [See Ascent].
  encroach, trespass, infringe, intrude, invade, accroach [rare], advance upon, trench upon, intrench on; strain; stretch -, strain- a point; pass the Rubicon.
   ADVERB:AHEAD, beyond the mark.