We have put together a list of words that are similar to OVERDRIVE.

11 Alternative Words Similar to overdrive

1 Action Noun      Synonym Words Like Action
2 Activeness Noun      Synonym Words Like Activeness
3 Activity Noun      Synonym Words Like Activity
4 High Noun      Synonym Words Like High
5 Overuse Verb      Synonym Words Like Overuse
6 Apply Verb      Synonym Words Like Apply
7 Employ Verb      Synonym Words Like Employ
8 Exploit Verb      Synonym Words Like Exploit
9 Use Verb      Synonym Words Like Use
10 Utilise Verb      Synonym Words Like Utilise
11 Utilize Verb      Synonym Words Like Utilize

4 examples of overdrive

1 cruising at 80 mph in overdrive
2 when they got their new supercomputer, their research kicked into overdrive; one look at her made his heart jump into overdrive
3 Overdriving people often suffer stress
4 Melissa's brain was in overdrive

10 definitions of overdrive

1 To drive too hard, or far, or beyond strength.
2 A gearing device which causes the drive shaft of an automobile or other machine to rotate at a speed greater than that of the engine crankshaft.
3 The gear setting of a motor vehicle at which the overdrive{1} is operative.
4 A state of unusually intense activity; ; -- used mostly of the activities of persons or groups.
5 drive or work too hard
6 the state of high or excessive activity or productivity or concentration
7 a high gear used at high speeds to maintain the driving speed with less output power
8 make use of too often or too extensively
9 A gearing mechanism of a motor vehicle engine that reduces the power output required to maintain driving speed in a specific range by lowering the gear ratio.
10 Informal A state of heightened activity or concentration: shifted into overdrive toward the end of the semester.
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