Synonyms of overdrive


1. overdrive, action, activity, activeness

usage: the state of high or excessive activity or productivity or concentration; "Troops are ready to go into overdrive as soon as the signal is given"; "Melissa's brain was in overdrive"

2. overdrive, high gear, high

usage: a high gear used at high speeds to maintain the driving speed with less output power


1. overdrive, overwork, exploit

usage: drive or work too hard; "The teacher is overworking his students"; "Overdriving people often suffer stress"

2. overuse, overdrive, use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ

usage: make use of too often or too extensively

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Definition and meaning of overdrive (Dictionary)