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Synonyms for overstep

to go beyond the limits of

Synonyms for overstep

pass beyond (limits or boundaries)

be superior or better than some standard

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As long as those players understand there's a line you can't overstep then they know what they have to do to get the best out of themselves and that's what important for the team to have success.
It takes more willpower to hold back than to overstep.
There had been the big overstep in particular and in our minds that was more a deliberate overstep to have a go at Trott, who had been batting so well," The Dominion Post quoted Hill, as saying.
While they may be part of the game, they could provide an opening for people to overstep the mark.
When lawmakers overstep their bounds and infringe on constitutional rights, courts are there to pull them back.
BETWEEN THE LINES: For once bureaucrats declined to overstep their boundaries.
Although his speech paid lavish tributes to the churchman, the audience were left in no doubt that Reid was warning him not to overstep the mark any further in his campaign.
Congressional critics say such orders overstep presidential power, but with another year on the job Clinton is expected to ignore such concerns.