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Definitions of over

  1. in such a manner as to be understood and accepted; "she cannot get her ideas across" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. having come or been brought to a conclusion; "the harvesting was complete"; "the affair is over, ended, finished"; "the abruptly terminated interview" Webster Dictionary DB
  3. throughout a period of time; "stay over the weekend" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. (cricket) the period during which a given number of balls (6 in England; 8 in Australia) are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. at or to a point across intervening space etc.; "come over and see us some time"; "over there" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. throughout an area; "he is known the world over" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. (cricket) the period during which a given number of balls (6 in England but 8 in Australia) are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch Wordnet Dictionary DB
  8. Upon the surface of, or the whole surface of; hither and thither upon; throughout the whole extent of; as, to wander over the earth; to walk over a field, or over a city. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Across or during the time of; from beginning to end of; as, to keep anything over night; to keep corn over winter. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. Above the perpendicular height or length of, with an idea of measurement; as, the water, or the depth of water, was over his head, over his shoes. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Beyond; in excess of; in addition to; more than; as, it cost over five dollars. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. Above, implying superiority after a contest; in spite of; notwithstanding; as, he triumphed over difficulties; the bill was passed over the veto. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. From one side to another; from side to side; across; crosswise; as, a board, or a tree, a foot over, i. e., a foot in diameter. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. Also, with verbs of being: At, or on, the opposite side; as, the boat is over. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. From beginning to end; throughout the course, extent, or expanse of anything; as, to look over accounts, or a stock of goods; a dress covered over with jewels. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. From inside to outside, above or across the brim. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. Beyond a limit; hence, in excessive degree or quantity; superfluously; with repetition; as, to do the whole work over. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. In a manner to bring the under side to or towards the top; as, to turn (one's self) over; to roll a stone over; to turn over the leaves; to tip over a cart. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. At an end; beyond the limit of continuance; completed; finished. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. A certain number of balls (usually four) delivered successively from behind one wicket, after which the ball is bowled from behind the other wicket as many times, the fielders changing places. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. Outer. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  22. Above, or higher than, in place or position, with the idea of covering; - opposed to under; as, clouds are over our heads; the smoke rises over the city. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. Across; from side to side of; - implying a passing or moving, either above the substance or thing, or on the surface of it; as, a dog leaps over a stream or a table. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. Above; - implying superiority in excellence, dignity, condition, or value; as, the advantages which the Christian world has over the heathen. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. Above in authority or station; - implying government, direction, care, attention, guard, responsibility, etc.; - opposed to under. Webster Dictionary DB
  26. From one person or place to another regarded as on the opposite side of a space or barrier; - used with verbs of motion; as, to sail over to England; to hand over the money; to go over to the enemy. Webster Dictionary DB
  27. Upper; covering; higher; superior; also, excessive; too much or too great; - chiefly used in composition; as, overshoes, overcoat, over-garment, overlord, overwork, overhaste. Webster Dictionary DB
  28. Notwithstanding. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  29. In higher position, authority, dignity, excellence, or value than; above; upon; as, to carry a shawl over one's arm; across; as, to jump over a ditch; more than; as, he spent over ten dollars; throughout; as, to stay over the week-end. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  30. From beginning to end: as, to talk the matter over; from one to another; as, to make over property; from one side to the other; as, to go over to the enemy; in excess; as, all that is left over; so as to bring the opposite side up; as, to turn a coin over; so as to be upright no longer; as, to topple over; from end to end; throughout; as, a landscape dotted over with trees; once again; as, I will do it over; across the brim; as, the kettle boiled over. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  31. Higher; superior; as, an over-lord. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  32. Above: across: on the surface of: upon the whole surface of: through. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  33. Above: across: from one to another: from one country to another: above in measure: too much: to excess: completely. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  34. Upper: beyond: past. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  35. Above; across; from side to side; more than. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  36. Above; across; on the surface of. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  37. Prefix adding the meaning of above, across, or to excess to the simple word. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  38. From side to side; across. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  39. So as to invert or transpose. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  40. So as to overflow; beyond; completely; excessively. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  41. Once again. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  42. At an end. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  43. Higher than; above; in superiority to; in excess of. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  44. Across. In a large number of self explaining compounds, over adds the general meaning of "too," "too much," etc.; as, over anxiety, overact, overburden, etc. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  45. Past; upper; superior. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  46. From side to side; on the opposite side; from one to another; above the top; more than the quantity assigned; throughout. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  47. From side to side of; above in place, excellence, dignity, value, or authority; opposed to under; through the whole extent of; upon; all through; covering; upwards of. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  48. A prefix denoting excess, superiority, or more than enough. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  49. Above; opposed to below; above in authority; across, as he leapt over the brook; through or diffusely, as all the world over; covering or immersing; often contracted into oer. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  50. More than the quantity; beyond a limit; from one to another; from a country beyond the sea; on the surface; past, as the winter is over; completely; in a great degree, as over-difficult. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  51. Upper; beyond. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  52. Prefix, meaning above; beyond; too much; to excess. Note.-Over, as a prefix, is not usually separated by a hyphen; the words with the prefix over, keeping in mind the sense of the prefix, are mostly self-explanatory, accordingly, it has not been thought necessary to enter every possible compound having the prefix over, though it is hoped that no one in common use has been omitted. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  53. Above, or higher than, in place or position, with the idea of covering; -- opposed to under; as, clouds are over our heads; the smoke rises over the city. mso.anu.edu.au
  54. Across; from side to side of; -- implying a passing or moving, either above the substance or thing, or on the surface of it; as, a dog leaps over a stream or a table. mso.anu.edu.au
  55. Above; -- implying superiority in excellence, dignity, condition, or value; as, the advantages which the Christian world has over the heathen. mso.anu.edu.au
  56. Above in authority or station; -- implying government, direction, care, attention, guard, responsibility, etc.; -- opposed to under. mso.anu.edu.au
  57. From one person or place to another regarded as on the opposite side of a space or barrier; -- used with verbs of motion; as, to sail over to England; to hand over the money; to go over to the enemy. mso.anu.edu.au
  58. Upper; covering; higher; superior; also, excessive; too much or too great; -- chiefly used in composition; as, overshoes, overcoat, over-garment, overlord, overwork, overhaste. mso.anu.edu.au
  59. Above, or higher than, in place or position, with the idea of covering; opposed to under; as, clouds are over our heads; the smoke rises over the city. dictgcide_fs
  60. Across; from side to side of; implying a passing or moving, either above the substance or thing, or on the surface of it; as, a dog leaps over a stream or a table. dictgcide_fs
  61. Above; implying superiority in excellence, dignity, condition, or value; as, the advantages which the Christian world has over the heathen. dictgcide_fs
  62. Above in authority or station; implying government, direction, care, attention, guard, responsibility, etc.; opposed to under. dictgcide_fs
  63. From one person or place to another regarded as on the opposite side of a space or barrier; used with verbs of motion; as, to sail over to England; to hand over the money; to go over to the enemy. dictgcide_fs
  64. Completed; at an end; beyond the limit of continuance; finished; as, when will the play be over?. dictgcide_fs
  65. Upper; covering; higher; superior; chiefly used in composition; as, overshoes, overcoat, over-garment, overlord. dictgcide_fs
  66. Excessive; too much or too great; chiefly used in composition; as, overwork, overhaste, overreaction. dictgcide_fs
  67. Excessively; too much or too greatly; chiefly used in composition; as, overwork, overhasty, overeager, overanxious, overreact, overcook. dictgcide_fs
  68. [=o]'v[.e]r, prep. higher than in place, rank, value, &c.: across: on the surface of: upon the whole surface of: through: concerning: on account of: longer than.--adv. on the top: above: across: from one side, person, &c. to another: above in measure: too much: in excess: left remaining: at an end: completely.--adj. upper or superior (often used as a prefix, as in overcoat, overlord, &c.): beyond: past.--n. the number of balls delivered at cricket between successive changes of bowlers: an excess, overplus.--v.t. to go, leap, or vault over.--v.i. to go over.--OVER AGAIN, afresh, anew; OVER AGAINST, opposite; OVER AND ABOVE, in addition to: besides; OVER AND OVER, several times: repeatedly; OVER HEAD AND EARS, beyond one's depth: completely; OVER SEAS, to foreign lands.--All over, completely: at an end. [A.S. ofer; Ger. über, L. super, Gr. huper.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  69. (Adv.) outward& downward from brink or from erect position (lean, fall, jump, knock, &c., o.); so as to cover or touch whole surface (brush, paint, it o.); with motion above something, so as to pass across something, (climb, look, boil, o.); so as to produce fold or reverse position, upside down, (bend it o.; turn o., turn other side of leaf up; turn him o. on his face; roll o. & o., so that same point comes uppermost repeatedly), (Cricket, as umpire\'s direction) change ends for bowling &c. (n., number of balls, i. c. 4, 5, or 6, allowed between two such calls, & the play that results; MAIDEN o.); across a street or other space or distance (take this o. to the post-office; asked him o., to come as visitor from some place not far off; is o. in, am going o. to, America; o. against, in opposite situation to, in contrast with); with transference or change from one hand, party, &c., to another (malcontents went o. to the enemy; handed o. the seals; made o. the balance to a charity; GIVE o.); too, in excess, in addition, besides, more, apart, (o. anxious &c., more than is right, see OVER-; not o. well &c., rather badly &c.; shall have something o.; 20lb. & o.; that can stand o., not be dealt with now; o. & above, moreover, into the bargain); from beginning to end, with repetition, with detailed consideration, (read, count, o.; did it six times o., o. & o., o. again, o. & o. again; talk, think, the matter o.); at an end, done with, settled, (the struggle is o.). (Adj.) upper, outer, superior, excessive, (usu. written as one word with n., see OVER-). (Prep.) above, on, at all or various points upon, to& fro upon, all through, round about, concerning, engaged with, (an umbrella o. his head; projects o. the street; doubt hangs o. the question; o. our heads, beyond our comprehension, also without consulting us; HAND o. hand; writing o. the signature X.; o. head& ears, completely immersed lit. & fig.; o. shoes o. boots, no half measures; with his hat o. his eyes; draw a veil o. it; a change came o. him; blush spread o. his face; rice is grown all o. India; you may travel o. Europe or Europe o.; all the world o., in all countries &c.; went o. his notes; sitting o. the fire, a cheerful glass, &c.; pause o. the details; laugh o. the absurdity of it; go to sleep o. one\'s work); with or so as to get or give superiority to, beyond, more than, (is king, reigns, has jurisdiction, o. twenty millions; was victor, won the victory, was victorious, o.; set him o. the rest; has no command o. herself; give me the preference o. him; cost o. £50; o. & above, besides, not to mention); out& down from, down from edge of, so as to clear, across, on or to the other side of, throughout, through duration of, till end of, (fell o. the edge, precipice; stumble o., be tripped up by; jumped o. the brook; looking o. the hedge; spoke o. her shoulder; coursing o. the plain; a pass o. the company\'s line; the house o. the way, opposite; the King o. the water, Jacobite phr. for exiled king; if we can tide o. the next month; payments spread o. a series of years; will not live o. today; can you stay o. Wednesday?). [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  70. prep. [Anglo-Saxon, Gothic, Dutch, Danish, German, Greek] Across; from side to side—implying a passing or moving either above or on the surface of;—above, in place or position;—above, in excellence, dignity, or value;—above in authority;—upon the surface or whole surface; through the whole extent;—in a state of watchfulness with respect to;—during the whole time. Cabinet Dictionary
  71. adv. From side to side;—on the opposite side;—from one to another, by passing;—above the top;—more than the quantity assigned;—throughout;—from beginning to end; completely. Cabinet Dictionary

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