Overdo vs Overdot - What's the difference?

overdo | overdot |


As verbs the difference between overdo and overdot

is that overdo is to do too much; to exceed what is proper or true in doing; to exaggerate; to carry too far while overdot is to place a dot over.

As a noun overdot is

a dot (the diacritical mark) placed above any of a number of letters of the latin script, used in various languages.

overdo

English

Verb

  • To do too much; to exceed what is proper or true in doing; to exaggerate; to carry too far.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing.
  • To overtask or overtax; to fatigue; to exhaust.
  • to overdo one's strength
  • To surpass; to excel.
  • (Tennyson)
  • To cook too much.
  • to overdo the meat

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    overdot

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A dot (the diacritical mark) placed above any of a number of letters of the Latin script, used in various languages.
  • Verb

    (overdott)
  • To place a dot over.
  • to overdot a musical note