overshoot

Definitions of overshoot
  1. verb
    shoot beyond or over (a target)
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    Antonyms:
    undershoot
    shoot short of or below (a target)
    type of:
    blast, shoot
    fire a shot
    miss
    fail to reach
  2. verb
    aim too high
    “The plan overshoots its aim”
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    types:
    overrun
    run beyond or past
    type of:
    aim, aspire, draw a bead on, shoot for
    have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal
  3. noun
    an approach that fails and gives way to another attempt
    synonyms: go-around, wave-off
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    type of:
    landing approach
    the approach to a landing field by an airplane
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