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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Overdo \O`ver*do"\, v. t. [imp. Overdid; p. p. Overdone; p. pr. & vb. n. Overdoing.] 1. To do too much; to exceed what is proper or true in doing; to exaggerate; to carry too far. [1913 Webster] Anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To overtask. or overtax; to fatigue; to exhaust; as, to overdo one's strength. [1913 Webster] 3. To surpass; to excel. [R.] --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 4. To cook too much; as, to overdo the meat. [1913 Webster]