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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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Do I overstep my boundaries and hurt my mother by suggesting she suffers from some sort of dementia, or bite my tongue and hope it's nothing?
However, he understands it has helped former or current teammates, and he is happy for it to continue - as long as they do not overstep the mark.
In order to not overstep the boundaries of the professional conduct of journalists and editors, to prevent possible tendentious lynch of any public person, certain legal solutions that will not be criminal act are probable.
Some institutions, politicians, even media can overstep.
It goes on to demand court stripping, impeachment of federal judges and calls on Congress to "reduce or eliminate the funding of federal courts, the salaries of judges excepted, that overstep their constitutional authority.
But critics say that faith-based health plans overstep the boundaries of church and state.
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.