Definitions of over

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

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

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