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Definitions of over

  1.   throughout an area; " he is known the world over"
  2.   Upper; covering; higher; superior; also, excessive; too much or too great; - chiefly used in composition; as, overshoes, overcoat, over- garment, overlord, overwork, overhaste.
  3.   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.
  4.   From inside to outside, above or across the brim.
  5.   So as to overflow; beyond; completely; excessively.
  6.   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.
  7.   Higher than; above; in superiority to; in excess of.
  8.   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.
  9.   Also, with verbs of being: At, or on, the opposite side; as, the boat is over.
  10.   At an end; beyond the limit of continuance; completed; finished.
  11.   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.
  12.   in such a manner as to be understood and accepted; " she cannot get her ideas across"
  13.   Upper; beyond.
  14.   throughout a period of time; " stay over the weekend"
  15.   Above; across; from side to side; more than.
  16.   Beyond; in excess of; in addition to; more than; as, it cost over five dollars.
  17.   Once again.
  18.   At an end.
  19.   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.
  20.   Beyond a limit; hence, in excessive degree or quantity; superfluously; with repetition; as, to do the whole work over.
  21.   Above; - implying superiority in excellence, dignity, condition, or value; as, the advantages which the Christian world has over the heathen.
  22.   Outer.
  23.   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.
  24.   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.
  25.   Across or during the time of; from beginning to end of; as, to keep anything over night; to keep corn over winter.
  26.   Above in authority or station; - implying government, direction, care, attention, guard, responsibility, etc.; - opposed to under.
  27.   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.
  28.   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.
  29.   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.
  30.   Above, implying superiority after a contest; in spite of; notwithstanding; as, he triumphed over difficulties; the bill was passed over the veto.
  31.   Above: across: from one to another: from one country to another: above in measure: too much: to excess: completely.
  32.   ( 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
  33.   Past; upper; superior.
  34.   So as to invert or transpose.
  35.   Upper: beyond: past.
  36.   ( 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
  37.   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.
  38.   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.
  39.   Above; across; on the surface of.
  40.   A prefix denoting excess, superiority, or more than enough.
  41.   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.
  42.   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.
  43.   having come or been brought to a conclusion; " the harvesting was complete"; " the affair is over, ended, finished"; " the abruptly terminated interview"
  44.   From side to side; across.
  45.   Above: across: on the surface of: upon the whole surface of: through.
  46.   Notwithstanding.
  47.   at or to a point across intervening space etc.; " come over and see us some time"; " over there"
  48.   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.
  49.   Prefix adding the meaning of above, across, or to excess to the simple word.
  50.   Higher; superior; as, an over- lord.
  51.   From side to side; on the opposite side; from one to another; above the top; more than the quantity assigned; throughout.
  52.   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.

Quotes of over

  1. You get a sense of how the show works and then let your personality take over – Adam Baldwin
  2. Over and over again -in the movie, I have nine different people who have worked for Fox News network who have come forward and talked on camera, three of them anonymously, by the way. – Robert Greenwald
  3. Short things are short all over and long things are long all over – Jim Harrison
  4. In due course, following an additional debriefing, the FBI confirmed to me and to my former counsel, Tom Carter, that I was not a suspect in this case. I assumed that my involvement in the investigation was over – Steven Hatfill
  5. Then, you were supposed to discover the city, where they were. But because somebody like skeletons. And that they discovered that they were at a cheap price, we used too many skeletons all over the place, and the public got the wrong message. – John Hench
  6. The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another. – William James
  7. Susie Lynn, the producer of those segments, goes in and lays all the voices over the video. – Mike Judge
  8. The tyrant dies and his rule is over the martyr dies and his rule begins. – Soren Kierkegaard
  9. I did the one concert, and I was not bitten by the conducting bug, and I thought I was done, but then the phone started to ring, and gradually, over time, I started conducting more and more. Now a third of my performances are with orchestras. – Bobby McFerrin
  10. After an extensive interview he arranged for my weaknesses in foreign languages to be over -looked and so I started a Biology degree at Birmingham in 1967. – Paul Nurse
  11. If I stayed a football player, my career would have been over 20 years ago. As it is, my knees are shot. I found I got the same good feeling in acting that I had in sports, but I found I could have a more profound impact on people. – William Petersen
  12. Commemoration of Katherine of Alexandria, Martyr, 4th century If ye keep watch over your hearts, and listen for the Voice of God and learn of Him, in one short hour ye can learn more from Him than ye could learn from Man in a thousand years. – Johannes Tauler
  13. People who ask us when we will hold talks with Pakistan are perhaps not aware that over the last 55 years, every initiative for a dialogue with Pakistan has invariably come from India. – Atal Bihari Vajpayee
  14. I don't know what religious people do. I kind of wished I'd been a Christian with the blind faith that God is doing the right thing. As a Buddhist, you feel like you have more control over the situation, and that you can change your karma. – Marcia Wallace
  15. A lot of the interesting issues and dynamics within a city occur over things such as socio -economic issues or ethnic issues. But they require a much more elaborate model of human behavior. – Will Wright

Usage examples for over

  1. That night's over and done with. ” – Six Plays by Florence Henrietta Darwin
  2. She said this over and over in her mind. ” – The Golden Silence by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  3. Can you come over now before you leave?" ” – The High Calling by Charles M. Sheldon
  4. “ I shall make it over to you. ” – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
  5. Yes, that's me all over – Jonah by Louis Stone
  6. Look over to the right. ” – The Wonder Island Boys: Exploring the Island by Roger Thompson Finlay
  7. So it's all over with me. ” – The End of the Rainbow by Marian Keith
  8. But I don't need to go over you. ” – The Turmoil A Novel by Booth Tarkington
  9. Why, what has come over the girl? ” – Norston's Rest by Ann S. Stephens
  10. “ " It's all over Siward," he said. ” – The Fighting Chance by Robert W. Chambers
  11. Right over by the wall near the Bishop's! ” – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  12. All was over at last. ” – Out of the Triangle by Mary E. Bamford
  13. The wu'st on't's over now. ” – Haste and Waste by Oliver Optic
  14. Say, Plunkett, he said over the 'phone, This is Sirle. ” – Dawson Black: Retail Merchant by Harold Whitehead
  15. That is something else I have got to think over – Daybreak: A Romance of an Old World by James Cowan
  16. But something came over him. ” – The Shewing-up of Blanco Posnet by George Bernard Shaw
  17. “ " We heard it over here," I answered. ” – Moonbeams From the Larger Lunacy by Stephen Leacock
  18. My call was over – Home Fires in France by Dorothy Canfield
  19. Maybe that's a ranch house over there, and we could go in for the night. ” – The Curlytops at Uncle Frank's Ranch by Howard R. Garis
  20. “ " I will take it over myself. ” – The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood by Arthur Griffiths

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