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overwrite

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over- + write

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Plain form
overwrite

Third-person singular
overwrites

Past tense
overwrote

Past participle
overwritten

Present participle
overwriting

  1. (transitive) (computing) If you overwrite your data, you destroy it by recording new data over it.
    I accidentally saved my unwanted changes and overwrote the version of the document I wanted to keep.