Verb(1) pass beyond (limits or boundaries(2) be superior or better than some standard
(1) you must not overstep your borrowing limit(2) Last week he turned down a request by the opposition for the convening of parliament in defiance of the president, saying he ├ö├ç├┐can not overstep the limits├ö├ç├û of his powers.(3) The defence claimed police overstepped their bounds during that search and the search of a private detective's office.(4) The government oversteps its discretionary power to censor political speech when protesters are discriminated against merely based on the content of their unpopular speech.(5) It said that the defendant, who is alleged to have lost Allied Irish Banks' American subsidiary Allfirst more than ├ö├®┬╝766 million, was routinely overstepping his credit limit.(6) Most serious of all is that our political leaders repeatedly overstepped the scope of their constitutionally prescribed jobs.(7) Richard held his own against the IM, but overstepped the time limit and lost.(8) In some ways, however, it was the court's majority that was in danger of overstepping the limits of its power.(9) This time it is Ashikaga Bank, which apparently has overstepped its adequacy limit, or something.(10) He conceded to Congress that he had probably overstepped the constitutional boundaries established for the president and thus needed congressional sanction.(11) The memo also said he was routinely overstepping his credit limit.(12) As anyone close to the Supreme Court's work knows, this court has increasingly restricted the power of Congress when, in its view, Congress overstepped the powers granted to it by the Constitution.(13) China's first all-female detective agency has been closed following allegations it broke the law and overstepped the scope of its powers, an official at the center said yesterday.(14) As it is, we are not persuaded that the questioning of the appellant overstepped the proper limits, even if it exploited those limits to the full.(15) The government threatened a showdown with Global Strategies Group, saying the London-based firm overstepped its powers when private guards shut the airport at dawn.(16) This conclusion is independent of whether the organ or official has contravened provisions of internal law or overstepped the limits of his authority.
(1) overstep :: overstep
1. trespass ::
2. transgress ::
Different Formsoverstep, oversteps
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The Faith Militant are very stern
with those who OVERSTEP their bounds.
Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 6
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