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Over

O'VER, preposition [Latin super., Gr.]

1. Across; from side to side; implying a passing or moving either above the substance or thing, or on the surface of it. Thus we say, a dog leaps over a stream, or over a table; a boat sails over a lake.

2. Above in place or position; opposed to below; as the clouds over our heads. The smoke rises over the city.

The mercy-seat that is over the testimony. Exodus 30:6.

3. Above, denoting superiority in excellence, dignity or value; as the advantages which the christian world has over the heathen.

Young Pallas shone conspicuous o'er the rest.

4. Above in authority, implying the right or power of superintending or governing; opposed to under.

Thou shalt be over my house. Genesis 41:33.

I will make thee ruler over many things. Matthew 25:21.

5. Upon the surface or whole surface; through the whole extent; as, to wander over the earth; to walk over a field, or over a city.

6. Upon. Watch over your children.

Dost thou not watch over my sin? Job 14:16.

His tender mercies are over all his works. Psalms 145:9.

7. During the whole time; from beginning to end; as, to keep any thing over night; to keep corn over winter.

8. Above the top; covering; immersing; as, the water is over the shoes or boots.

Over night. In this phrase, over sometimes signifies before; as, when preparing for a journey, we provide things necessary over night.

Over, in poetry, is often contracted into o'er.

O'VER, adverb

1. From side to side; as a board a foot over; a tree a foot over a foot in diameter.

2. On the opposite side. The boat is safe over

3. From one to another by passing; as, to deliver over goods to another.

4. From one country to another by passing; as, to carry any thing over to France, or to bring any thing over to England.

5. On the surface.

6. Above the top.

Good measure, pressed down and shaken together, and running over shall men give into your bosom. Luke 6:38.

7. More than the quantity assigned; beyond a limit.

He that gathered much had nothing over Exodus 14:2.

8. Throughout; from beginning to end; completely; as, to read over a book; to argue a question over again.

Over and over repeatedly; once and again.

And every night review'd it o'er and o'er.

Over again, once more; with repetition.

O kill not all my kindred o'er again.

Over and above, besides; beyond what is supposed or limited.

He gained, over and above, the good will of the people.

Over against, opposite; in front.

Over against this church stands a large hospital.

Over is used with rolling or turning from side to side; as, to turn over; to roll over

1. To give over to cease from; as, to give over an enterprize.

2. To consider as in a hopeless state; as, the physicians have given over their patient.

Over, in composition, denotes spreading, covering above; as in overcast, overflow; or across, as to overhear; or above, as to overhang; or turning, changing sides, as in overturn; or more generally beyond, implying excess or superiority, as in overact, overcome.

O'VER, adjective

1. Past.

The Olympic games were over

2. Upper; covering; as over-shoes; over-leather.


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Overabound

OVERABOUND', verb intransitive To abound more than enough; to be superabundant.


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Overact

OVERACT', verb transitive To act or perform to excess; as, he overacted his part.

OVERACT', verb intransitive To act more than is necessary.


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Overagitate

OVERAG'ITATE, verb transitive To agitate or discuss beyond what is expedient.


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Overalls

O'VERALLS, noun A kind of trousers.


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Overanxious

OVERANX'IOUS, adjective Anxious to excess.


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Overarch

OVER'ARCH, verb transitive To arch over; to cover with an arch.

Brown with o'erarching shades.


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Overawe

OVERAWE, verb transitive overaw'. To restrain by awe, fear or superior influence.

The kind was present in person to overlook that magistrates and overawe the subjects with the terror of his sword.


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Overbalance

OVERBAL'ANCE, verb transitive To weigh down; to exceed in weight, value or importance. The evils which spring from vice overbalance all its pleasures.

OVERBAL'ANCE, noun Excess of weight or value; something more than an equivalent; as an overbalance of exports; an overbalance of probabilities.


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Overbattle

OVERBAT'TLE, adjective

Too fruitful; exuberant. [Not used.]


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Overbear

OVERBEAR, verb transitive [See Bear.] To bear down; to repress; to subdue.

The point of reputation, when the news first came of the battle lost, did overbear the reason of war.

Yet fortune, valor, all is overborne by numbers.

Till overborne with weight the Cyprians fell.


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Overbearing

OVERBEARING, participle present tense

1. Bearing down; repressing.

2. adjective Haughty and dogmatical; disposed or tending to repress or subdue by insolence or effrontery.


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Overbend

OVERBEND', verb transitive To bend or stretch to excess.


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Overbid

OVERBID', verb transitive

1. To bid or offer beyond.

2. To bid or offer more than an equivalent.


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Overblow

OVERBLOW, verb intransitive

1. To blow with too much violence; a seaman's phrase.

2. To blow over, or be past its violence. [Not used.]

OVERBLOW, verb transitive To blow away; to dissipate by wind.


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Overblown

OVERBLOWN, participle passive Blown by and gone; blown away; driven by; past.

And when this cloud of sorrow's overblown


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Overboard

OVERBOARD, adverb Literally, over the side of a ship; hence, out of a ship or from on board; as, to fall overboard; which of course is to fall into the water.


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Overbrow

OVERBROW', verb transitive To hang over.


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Overbuilt

OVERBUILT, participle passive overbilt'. Built over.


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Overbulk

OVERBULK', verb transitive To oppress by bulk. [Not used.]


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Overburden

OVERBUR'DEN, verb transitive To load with too great weight.


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Overburdened

OVERBUR'DENED, participle passive Overloaded.


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Overburn

OVERBURN', verb transitive To burn too much.


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Overbusy

OVERBUSY, adjective overbiz'zy. Too busy; officious.


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Overbuy

OVERBUY', verb transitive To buy at too dear a rate.


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Overcanopy

OVERCAN'OPY, verb transitive To cover as with a canopy.


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Overcare

OVERCA'RE, noun Excessive care or anxiety.


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Overcareful

OVERCA'REFUL, adjective Careful to excess.


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Overcarry

OVERCAR'RY, verb transitive To carry too far; to carry or urge beyond the proper point.


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Overcast

OVERC'AST, verb transitive

1. To cloud; to darken; to cover with gloom.

The clouds that overcast our morn shall fly.

2. To cast or compute at too high a rate; to rate too high.

The king in his account of peace and calms did much overcast his fortunes -

3. To sew over.

OVERC'AST, participle passive Clouded; overspread with clouds or gloom.

The dawn is overcast

Our days of age are sad and overcast


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Overcautious

OVERCAU'TIOUS, adjective Cautious or prudent to excess.


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Overcharge

OVERCH'ARGE, verb transitive

1. To charge or load to excess; to cloy; to oppress.

The heavy load of abundance with which we overcharge nature -

2. To crowd too much.

Our language is overcharged with consonants.

3. To burden.

4. To fill to excess; to surcharge; as, to overcharge the memory.

5. To load with too great a charge, as a gun.

6. To charge too much; to enter in an account more than is just.

OVERCHARGE, noun

1. An excessive load or burden.

2. A charge in an account of more than is just.

3. A charge beyond what is proper.


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Overclimb

OVERCLIMB, verb transitive To climb over.


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Overcloud

OVERCLOUD', verb transitive To cover or overspread with clouds.


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Overcloy

OVERCLOY', verb transitive To fill beyond satiety.


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Overcold

OVERCOLD, adjective Cold to excess.


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Overcome

OVERCOME, verb transitive [See Come.]

1. To conquer; to vanquish; to subdue; as, to overcome enemies in battle.

2. To surmount; to get the better of; as, to overcome difficulties or obstacles.

3. To overflow; to surcharge. [Not used.]

4. To come upon; to invade. [Not used.]

OVERCOME, verb intransitive To gain the superiority; to be victorious.

Romans 3:4.


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Overcomer

OVERCOMER, noun One who vanquishes or surmounts.


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Overcoming

See Perseverance
Perseverance


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Overcomingly

OVERCOMINGLY, adverb With superiority.


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Overconfidence

OVERCON'FIDENCE, noun Excessive confidence.


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Overcorn

OVERCORN', verb transitive To corn to excess.


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Overcount

OVERCOUNT', verb transitive To rate above the true value.


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Overcover

OVERCOV'ER, verb transitive To cover completely.


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Overcredulous

OVERCRED'ULOUS, adjective Too apt to believe.


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Overcrow

OVERCROW, verb transitive To crow as in triumph. [Not used.]


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Overcurious

OVERCU'RIOUS, adjective Curious or nice to excess.


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Overdate

OVERDA'TE, verb transitive To date beyond the proper period.


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Overdight

OVERDI'GHT, adjective Covered over. obsolete


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Overdiligent

OVERDIL'IGENT, adjective Diligent to excess.


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Overdo

OVERDO, verb transitive

1. To do or perform too much.

2. To harass; to fatigue; to oppress by too much action or labor.

3. To boil, bake or road too much.

OVERDO, verb intransitive To labor too hard; to do too much.


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Overdone

OVERDONE, participle passive

1. Overacted; acted to excess.

2. Wearied or oppressed by too much labor.

3. Boiled, baked or roasted too much.


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Overdose

OVERDOSE, noun Too great a dose.


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Overdress

OVERDRESS', verb transitive To dress to excess; to adorn too much.


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Overdrink

OVERDRINK', verb transitive To drink to excess.


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Overdrive

OVERDRI'VE, verb transitive To drive too hard, or beyond strength.

Genesis 33:13.


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Overdry

OVERDRY', verb transitive To dry too much.


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Overeager

OVERE'AGER, adjective Too eager; too vehement in desire.


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Overeagerly

OVERE'AGERLY, adverb With excessive eagerness.


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Overeagerness

OVERE'AGERNESS, noun Excess of earnestness.


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Overeat

OVERE'AT, verb transitive To eat to excess.


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Overelegant

OVEREL'EGANT, adjective Elegant to excess.


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Overempty

OVEREMP'TY, verb transitive To make too empty.


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Overeye

OVEREYE, verb transitive

1. To superintend; to inspect. [Little used.]

2. To observe to remark.


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Overfall

O'VERFALL, noun A cataract; the fall of a river.


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Overfatigue

OVERFATIGUE, noun overfatee'g. To fatigue to excess.

OVERFATIGUE, verb transitive overfatee'g. To fatigue to excess.


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Overfeed

OVERFEE'D, verb transitive To feed to excess.


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Overfill

OVERFILL', verb transitive To fill to excess; to surcharge.


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Overfloat

OVERFLOAT, verb transitive To overflow; to inundate.


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Overflourish

OVERFLOURISH, verb transitive overflur'ish. To make excessive display or flourish.


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Overflow

OVERFLOW, verb transitive

1. To spread over, as water; to inundate; to cover with water or other fluid.

2. To fill beyond the brim.

3. To deluge; to overwhelm; to cover, as with numbers.

The northern nations overflowed all christendom.

OVERFLOW, verb intransitive

1. To run over; to swell and run over the brim or banks.

2. To be abundant; to abound; to exuberate; as overflowing plenty.

O'VERFLOW, noun An inundation; also, superabundance.


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Overflowing

OVERFLOWING, participle present tense Spreading over, as a fluid; inundating; running over the brim or banks.

OVERFLOWING, adjective Abundant; copious; exuberant.

OVERFLOWING, noun Exuberance; copiousness.


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Overflowingly

OVERFLOWINGLY, adverb Exuberantly; in great abundance.


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Overflush

OVERFLUSH', verb transitive To flush to excess.


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Overflushed

OVERFLUSH'ED, participle passive

1. Flushed to excess; reddened to excess.

2. Elated to excess.


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Overfly

OVERFLY', verb transitive To pass over or cross by flight.


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Overforward

OVERFOR'WARD, adjective Forward to excess.


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Overforwardness

OVERFOR'WARDNESS, adjective Too great forwardness or readiness; officiousness.


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Overfreight

OVERFREIGHT, verb transitive overfra'te. [See Freight.]

To load too heavily; to fill with too great quantity or numbers; as, to overfreight a boat.


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Overfruitful

OVERFRU'ITFUL, adjective Too rich; producing superabundant crops.


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Overget

OVERGET', verb transitive To reach; to overtake. [Not used.]


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Overgild

OVERGILD', verb transitive To gild over; to varnish.


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Overgird

OVERGIRD', verb transitive To gird or bind too closely.


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Overglance

OVERGL'ANCE, verb transitive To glance over; to run over with the eye.


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Overgo

OVERGO', verb transitive

1. To exceed; to surpass.

2. To cover. [Not used.]


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Overgone

OVERGONE, participle passive overgawn'. Injured; ruined.


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Overgorge

OVERGORGE, verb transitive overgorj'. To gorge to excess.


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Overgrassed

OVERGR'ASSED, participle passive Overstocked with grass; overgrown with grass.


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Overgreat

OVERGREAT, adjective Too great.


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Overgrow

OVERGROW, verb transitive

1. To cover with growth or herbage.

2. To grow beyond; to rise above.

OVERGROW, verb intransitive To grow beyond the fit or natural size; as a hugh overgrown ox.


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Overgrowth

OVERGROWTH, noun Exuberant or excessive growth.


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Overhale

OVERHALE. [See Overhaul.]


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Overhandle

OVERHAND'LE, verb transitive To handle too much; to mention too often.


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Overhang

OVERHANG', verb transitive

1. To impend or hang over.

2. To jut or project over.

OVERHANG', verb intransitive To jut over.


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Overharden

OVERH'ARDEN, verb transitive To harden too much; to make too hard.


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Overhastily

OVERHASTILY, adverb In too much haste.


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Overhastiness

OVERHASTINESS, noun Too much haste; percipitation.


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Overhasty

OVERHASTY, adjective Too hasty; precipitate.


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Overhaul

OVERHAUL', verb transitive

1. To spread over.

2. To turn over for examination; to separate and inspect.

3. To draw over.

4. To examine again.

5. To gain upon in a chase; to overtake.


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Overhead

OVERHEAD, adverb overhed'. Aloft; above; in the zenith or ceiling.


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Overhear

OVERHE'AR, verb transitive To hear by accident; to hear what is not addressed to the hearer, or not intended to be heard by him.


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Overheard

OVERHE'ARD, participle passive Heard by accident.


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Overheat

OVERHE'AT, verb transitive To heat to excess.


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Overhele

OVERHE'LE, verb transitive To cover over. [Not used.]


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Overhend

OVERHEND', verb transitive To overtake. [Not used.]


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Overjoy

OVERJOY', verb transitive To give great joy to; to transport with gladness.

O'VERJOY, noun Joy to excess; transport.


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Overlabor

OVERLA'BOR, verb transitive

1. To harass with toil.

2. To execute with too much care.


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Overlade

OVERLA'DE, verb transitive To load with too great a cargo or other burden.


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Overladen

OVERLA'DEN, participle passive Overburdened; loaded to excess.


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Overlaid

OVERLA'ID, participle passive [See Overlay.] Oppressed with weight; smothered; covered over.


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Overlarge

OVERL'ARGE, adjective Too large; too great.


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Overlargeness

OVERL'ARGENESS, noun Excess of size.


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Overlash

OVERLASH', verb intransitive

1. To exaggerate. [Little used.]

2. To proceed to excess. [Little used.]


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Overlay

OVERLA'Y, verb transitive

1. To lay too much upon; to oppress with incumbent weight; as a country overlaid with inhabitants.

Our sins have overlaid our hopes.

2. To cover to spread over the surface; as, to overlay capitals of columns with silver; cedar overlaid with gold.

3. To smother with close covering; as, to overlay an infant.

4. To overwhelm; to smother.

A heap of ashes that o'er lays your fire.

5. To cloud; to overcast.

- As when a cloud his beam doth overlay

6. To cover; to join two opposite sides by a cover.

And overlay with this portentous bridge the dark abyss.


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Overlaying

OVERLA'YING, noun A superficial covering. Exodus 38:17.


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Overleap

OVERLE'AP, verb transitive To leap over; to pass or move from side to side by leaping; as, to overleap a ditch or a fence.


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Overleather

O'VERLEATHER,

OVERLEAVEN, verb transitive overlev'n.

1. To leaven too much; to cause to rise and swell too much.

2. To mix too much with; to corrupt.


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Overlether

O'VERLETHER, noun The leather which forms or is intended to form the upper part of a shoe; that which is over the foot. [With us, this is called upper leather.]


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Overliberal

OVERLIB'ERAL, adjective Too liberal; too free; abundant to excess; as overliberal diet.


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Overlight

OVERLIGHT, noun Too strong a light.


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Overlive

OVERLIVE, verb transitive overliv'. To outlive; to live longer than another; to survive. [We generally use outlive.]

OVERLIVE, verb intransitive overliv'. To live too long.


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Overliver

OVERLIV'ER, noun One that lives longest; a survivor.


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Overload

OVERLOAD, verb transitive To load with too heavy a burden or cargo; to fill to excess; as, to overload the stomach or a vehicle.


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Overlong

OVERLONG', adjective Too long.


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Overlook

OVERLOOK', verb transitive

1. To view from a higher place; applied to persons; as, to stand on a hill and overlook a city.

2. To stand in a more elevated place, or to rise so high as to afford the means of looking down on; applied to things. The tower overlooked the town.

3. To see from behind or over the shoulder of another; to see from a higher position; as, to overlook a paper when one is writing.

4. To view fully; to peruse.

5. To inspect; to superintend; to oversee; implying care and watchfulness.

He was present in person to overlook the magistrates.

6. To review; to examine a second time or with care.

The time and care that are required to overlook and file and polish well.

7. To pass by indulgently; to excuse; not to punish or censure; as, to overlook faults.

8. To neglect; to slight.

They overlook truth in the judgment they pass on adversity and prosperity.


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Overlooker

OVERLOOK'ER, noun One that overlooks.


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Overloop

OVERLOOP, now written orlop, which see.


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Overlove

OVERLOVE, verb transitive To love to excess; to prize or value too much.


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Overly

O'VERLY, adjective Careless; negligent; inattentive. [Not used.]


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Overmast

OVERM'AST, verb transitive To furnish with a mast or with masts that are too long or too heavy for the weight of keel.


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Overmasted

OVERM'ASTED, participle passive Having masts too long or too heavy for the ship.


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Overmaster

OVERM'ASTER, verb transitive To overpower; to subdue; to vanquish; to govern.


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Overmatch

OVERMATCH', verb transitive To be too powerful for; to conquer; to subdue; to oppress by superior force.

OVERMATCH', noun One superior in power; one able to overcome.


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Overmeasure

OVERMEASURE, verb transitive overmezh'ur. To measure or estimate too largely.

OVERMEASURE, noun overmezh'ur. Excess of measure; something that exceeds the measure proposed.


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Overmix

OVERMIX', verb transitive To mix with too much.


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Overmodest

OVERMOD'EST, adjective Modest to excess; bashful.


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Overmost

O'VERMOST, adjective Highest; over the rest in authority.


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Overmuch

OVERMUCH', adjective Too much; exceeding what is necessary or proper.

OVERMUCH', adverb In too great a degree.

OVERMUCH', noun More than sufficient.


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Overmuchness

OVERMUCH'NESS, noun Superabundance. [Not used and barbarous.]


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Overmultitude

OVERMUL'TITUDE, verb transitive To exceed in number. [Not used.]


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Overname

OVERNA'ME, verb transitive To name over or in a series. [Not used.]


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Overneat

OVERNE'AT, adjective Excessively neat.


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Overnight

OVERNIGHT, noun Night before bed-time. [See Over, preposition ]


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Overnoise

OVERNOISE, verb transitive overnoiz'. To overpower by noise.


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Overoffended

OVEROFFEND'ED, adjective Offended to excess.


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Overoffice

OVEROF'FICE, verb transitive To lord by virtue of an office. [Not used.]


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Overofficious

OVEROFFI'CIOUS, adjective Too busy; too ready to intermeddle; too importunate.


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Overpaint

OVERPA'INT, verb transitive To color or describe too strongly.


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Overpass

OVERP'ASS, verb transitive

1. To cross; to go over.

2. To overlook; to pass without regard.

3. To omit, as in reckoning.

4. To omit; not to receive or include.


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Overpassed

OVERP'ASSED,

OVERP'AST, participle passive Passed by; passed away; gone; past.


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Overpay

OVERPA'Y, verb intransitive

1. To pay too much or more than is due.

2. To reward beyond the price or merit.


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Overpeer

OVERPEE'R, verb transitive To overlook; to hover over. [Not used.]


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Overpeople

OVERPE'OPLE, verb transitive To overstock with inhabitants.


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Overperch

OVERPERCH', verb transitive To perch over or above; to fly over.


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Overpersuade

OVERPERSUA'DE, verb transitive To persuade or influence against one's inclination or opinion.


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Overpicture

OVERPIC'TURE, verb transitive To exceed the representation or picture.


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Overplus

O'VERPLUS, noun [over and Latin plus, more.]

Surplus; that which remains after a supply, or beyond a quantity proposed. Take what is wanted and return the overplus

It would look like a fable to report that this gentleman gives away all which is the overplus of a great fortune.


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Overply

OVERPLY', verb transitive To ply to excess; to exert with too much vigor.


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Overpoise

OVERPOISE, verb transitive overpoiz'. To outweigh.

OVERPOISE, noun overpoiz'. Preponderant weight.


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Overpolish

OVERPOL'ISH, verb transitive To polish too much.


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Overponderous

OVERPON'DEROUS, adjective To heavy; too depressing.


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Overpost

OVERPOST, verb transitive To hasten over quickly.


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Overpower

OVERPOW'ER, verb transitive

1. To affect with a power or force that cannot be borne; as, the light overpowers the eyes.

2. To vanquish by force; to subdue; to reduce to silence in action or submission; to defeat.


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Overpress

OVERPRESS', verb transitive

1. To bear upon with irresistible force; to crush; to overwhelm.

2. To overcome by importunity.


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Overprize

OVERPRI'ZE, verb transitive To value or prize at too high a rate.


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Overprompt

OVERPROMPT', adjective Too prompt; too ready or eager.


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Overpromptness

OVERPROMPT'NESS, noun Excessive promptness; precipitation.


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Overproportion

OVERPROPO'RTION, verb transitive To make of too great proportion.


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Overquietness

OVERQUI'ETNESS, noun Too much quietness.


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Overrake

OVERRA'KE, verb transitive To break in upon a ship. When the waves break in upon a ship riding at anchor, it is said, they overrake her, or she is overraked.


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Overrank

OVERRANK', adjective Too rank or luxuriant.


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Overrate

OVERRA'TE, verb transitive To rate at too much; to estimate at a value or amount beyond the truth.


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Overreach

OVERRE'ACH, verb transitive

1. To reach beyond in any direction; to rise above; to extend beyond.

2. To deceive by cunning, artifice or sagacity; to cheat.

OVERRE'ACH, verb intransitive Applied to horses, to strike the toe of the hind foot against the heel or shoe of the fore foot.

OVERRE'ACH, noun The act of striking the heel of the fore foot with the toe of the hind foot.


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Overreacher

OVERRE'ACHER, noun One that overreaches; one that deceives.


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Overreaching

OVERRE'ACHING, noun The act of deceiving; a reaching too far.


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Overread

OVERRE'AD, verb transitive To read over; to peruse. [Not used.]


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Overred

OVERRED', verb transitive To smear with a red color. [Not used.]


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Overrid

OVERRID',

OVERRID'DEN, participle passive Rid to excess.


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Override

OVERRI'DE, verb transitive

1. To ride over. [Not used.]

2. To ride too much; to ride beyond the strength of the horse.


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Overripen

OVERRI'PEN, verb transitive To make too ripe.


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Overroast

OVERROAST, verb transitive To roast too much.


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Overrule

OVERRU'LE, verb transitive

1. To influence or control by predominant power; to subject to superior authority. The law must overrule all private opinions of right and wrong.

His passion and animosity overruled his conscience.

2. To govern with high authority.

3. In law, to supersede or reject; as, the plea was overruled by the court.


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Overruler

OVERRU'LER, noun One who controls, directs or governs.


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Overruling

OVERRU'LING, participle passive

1. Controlling; subjecting to authority.

2. adjective Exerting superior and controlling power; as an overruling Providence.


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Overrun

OVERRUN', verb transitive

1. To run or spread over; to grow over; to cover all over. The sluggard's farm is overrun with weeds. Some plants unchecked will soon overrun a field. The Canada thistle is overrunning the northern parts of New England, as it has overrun Normandy.

2. To march or rove over; to harass by hostile incursions; to ravage. The south of Europe was formerly overrun by the Goths, Vandals and other barbarians.

3. To outrun; to run faster than another and leave him behind.

Ahimaaz ran by the way of the plain, and overran Cushi.

2 Samuel 18:1.

4. To overspread with numbers. Were it not for the ibis, it has been supposed Egypt would be overrun with crocodiles.

5. To injure by treading down.

6. Among printers, to change the disposition of types and carry those of one line into another, either in correction, or in the contraction or extension of columns.

OVERRUN', verb intransitive To overflow; to run over.


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Overrunner

OVERRUN'NER, noun One that overruns.


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Overrunning

OVERRUN'NING, participle present tense Spreading over; ravaging; changing the disposition of types.


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Oversaturate

OVERSAT'URATE, verb transitive To saturate to excess.


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Oversaturated

OVERSAT'URATED, participle passive More than saturated.


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Oversaturating

OVERSAT'URATING, participle present tense Saturating to excess.


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Overscrupulous

OVERSCRU'PULOUS, adjective Scrupulous to excess.


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Oversea

OVERSEA, adjective Foreign; from beyond sea.


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Oversee

OVERSEE', verb transitive

1. To superintend; to overlook, implying care.

2. To pass unheeded; to omit; to neglect. [Not used.]


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Overseen

OVERSEE'N, participle passive

1. Superintended.

2. Mistaken; deceived. [Not used.]


Naves Topical Index
Overseer

General references
Matthew 24:48-49
Bishop


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Overseer

OVERSEE'R, noun

1. One who overlooks; a superintendent; a supervisor.

2. An officer who has the care of the poor or of an idiot, etc.


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Overset

OVERSET', verb intransitive

1. To turn from the proper position or basis; to turn upon the side, or to turn bottom upwards; as, to overset a coach, a ship or a building.

2. To subvert; to overthrow; as, to overset the constitution of a state; to overset a scheme of policy.

3. To throw off the proper foundation.

OVERSET', verb intransitive To turn or be turned over; to turn or fall off the basis or bottom. A crank vessel is liable to overset


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Overshade

OVERSHA'DE, verb transitive To cover with shade; to cover with any thing that causes darkness; to render dark or gloomy.


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Overshadow

OVERSHAD'OW, verb intransitive

1. To throw a shadow over; to overshade.

2. To shelter; to protect; to cover with protecting influence.


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Overshadower

OVERSHAD'OWER, noun One that throws a shade over any thing.


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Overshadowing

OVERSHAD'OWING, participle present tense Throwing a shade over; protecting.


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Overshoot

OVERSHOOT', verb transitive

1. To shoot beyond the mark.

2. To pass swiftly over.

To overshoot one's self, to venture too far; to assert too much.

OVERSHOOT', verb intransitive To fly beyond the mark.


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Overshot

OVERSHOT', participle passive Shot beyond.

O'VERSHOT, adjective An overshot wheel is one that receives the water, shot over the top, on the descent. An overshot wheel is moved by less water than an undershot wheel.


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Oversight

O'VERSIGHT, noun

1. Superintendence; watchful care. 1 Peter 5:2.

2. Mistake; an overlooking; omission; error.


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Oversize

OVERSI'ZE, verb transitive

1. To surpass in bulk or size. [Not much used.]

2. To cover with viscid matter.


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Overskip

OVERSKIP', verb transitive

1. To skip or leap over; to pass by leaping.

2. To pass over.

3. To escape.


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Oversleep

OVERSLEE'P, verb transitive To sleep too long; as, to oversleep the usual hour of rising.


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Overslip

OVERSLIP', verb transitive To slip or pass without notice; to pass undone, unnoticed or unused; to omit; to neglect; as, to overslip time or opportunity.


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Overslow

OVERSLOW, verb transitive To render slow; to check; to curb. [Not used.]


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Oversnow

OVERSNOW, verb transitive To cover with snow. [Not much used.]


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Oversold

OVERSOLD, participle passive Sold at too high a price.


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Oversoon

OVERSOON', adverb Too soon.


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Oversorrow

OVERSOR'ROW, verb transitive To grieve or afflict to excess.


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Overspan

OVERSPAN', verb transitive To reach or extend over.


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Overspeak

OVERSPE'AK, verb transitive To speak too much; to use too many words.


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Overspent

OVERSPENT', participle passive [See Spend.] Harassed or fatigued to an extreme degree.


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Overspread

OVERSPREAD, verb transitive overspred'.

1. To spread over; to cover over. The deluge overspread the earth.

2. To scatter over.

OVERSPREAD, verb intransitive overspred'. To be spread or scattered over; as, weeds overspread the ground.


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Overstand

OVERSTAND', verb transitive To stand too much on price or conditions; to lose a sale by holding the price too high.


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Overstare

OVERSTA'RE, verb transitive To stare wildly. [Not used.]


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Overstep

OVERSTEP', verb transitive To step over or beyond; to exceed.


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Overstock

OVERSTOCK', noun Superabundance; more than is sufficient.

OVERSTOCK', verb transitive

1. To fill too full; to crowd; to supply with more than is wanted. The world may be overstocked with inhabitants. The market is often overstocked with goods.

2. To furnish with more cattle than are wanted; as, to overstock a farm.

3. To supply with more seed than is wanted; as, to overstock land with clover.


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Overstore

OVERSTO'RE, verb transitive To store with too much; to supply or fill with superabundance.


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Overstrain

OVERSTRA'IN, verb intransitive To strain to excess; to make too violent efforts.

OVERSTRA'IN, verb transitive To stretch too far.


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Overstrew

OVERSTREW',

OVERSTRI'KE, verb transitive To strike beyond.


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Overstrow

OVERSTROW, verb transitive To spread or scatter over.


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Overstrown

OVERSTROWN, participle passive Spread or scattered over.


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Oversupply

OVERSUPPLY', verb transitive To furnish more than is sufficient.


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Oversway

OVERSWA'Y, verb transitive To overrule; to bear down; to control.


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Overswell

OVERSWELL', verb transitive To swell or rise above; to overflow.


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Overt

O'VERT, adjective [Latin aperio.]

Open to view; public; apparent; as overt virtues; an overt essay. But the word is now used chiefly in law. Thus an overt act of treason is distinguished from secret design or intention not carried into effect, and even from words spoken. A market overt is a place where goods are publicly exposed to sale. A pound over, is one open overhead, as distinguished from a pound covert or close.


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Overtake

OVERTA'KE, verb transitive

1. To come up with in a course, pursuit, progress or motion; to catch.

The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake Exodus 15:9.

2. To come upon; to fall on afterwards. Vengeance shall overtake the wicked.

3. To take by surprise.

Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye who are spiritual, restore such one in the spirit of meekness. Galatians 6:1.


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Overtask

OVERT'ASK, verb transitive To impose too heavy a task or injunction on.


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Overtax

OVERTAX', verb transitive To tax too heavily.


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Overthrow

OVERTHROW, verb transitive [See Throw.]

1. To turn upside down.

His wife overthrew the table.

2. To throw down.

3. To ruin; to demolish.

When the walls of Thebes he overthrew.

4. To defeat; to conquer; to vanquish; as, to overthrow an army or an enemy.

5. To subvert; to destroy; as, to overthrow the constitution or state; to overthrow religion.

O'VERTHROW, noun

1. The state of being overturned or turned off the basis.

2. Ruin; destruction; as the overthrow of the state.

3. Defeat; discomfiture; as the overthrow of enemies.

4. Degradation.


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Overthrower

OVERTHROWER, noun One that overthrows, defeats or destroys.


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Overthwart

OVERTHWART', adjective

1. Opposite; being over the way or street.

2. Crossing at right angles.

3. Cross; perverse; adverse; contradictions.

OVERTHWART', preposition Across; from side to side.


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Overthwartly

OVERTHWART'LY, adverb

1. Across; transversely.

2. Perversely.


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Overthwartness

OVERTHWART'NESS, noun

1. The state of being athwart or lying across.

2. Perverseness; pervicacity.


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Overtire

OVERTI'RE, verb transitive To tire to excess; to subdue by fatigue.


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Overtitle

OVERTI'TLE, verb transitive To give too high a title to.


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Overtly

O'VERTLY, adverb Openly; in open view; publicly.


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Overtook

OVERTOOK', preterit tense of overtake.


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Overtop

OVERTOP', verb transitive

1. To rise above the top.

2. To excel; to surpass.

3. To obscure; to make of less importance by superior excellence.


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Overtower

OVERTOW'ER, verb transitive To soar too high.


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Overtrip

OVERTRIP', verb transitive To trip over; to walk nimbly over.


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Overtrust

OVERTRUST', verb transitive To trust with too much confidence.


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Overture

O'VERTURE, noun

1. Opening; disclosure; discovery. [In this literal sense, little used.]

2. Proposal; something offered for consideration, acceptance or rejection. The prince made overtures of peace, which were accepted.

3. The opening piece, prelude or symphony of some public act, ceremony or entertainment. The overture in theatrical entertainments, is a piece of music usually ending in a fugue. The overture of a jubilee is a general procession, etc.


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Overturn

OVERTURN', verb transitive

1. To overset; to turn or throw from a basis or foundation; as, to overturn a carriage or a building.

2. To subvert; to ruin; to destroy.

3. To overpower; to conquer.

O'VERTURN, noun State of being overturned or subverted; overthrow.


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Overturnable

OVERTURN'ABLE, adjective That may be overturned. [Not much used.]


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Overturned

OVERTURN'ED, participle passive Overset; overthrown.


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Overturner

OVERTURN'ER, noun One that overturns or subverts.


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Overturning

OVERTURN'ING, participle present tense Oversetting; overthrowing; subverting.

OVERTURN'ING, noun An oversetting; subversion; change; revolution.


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Overvail

OVERVA'IL,

OVERVAL'UE, verb transitive To rate at too high a price.


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Overveil

OVERVEIL, verb transitive To cover; to spread over.


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Overvote

OVERVO'TE, verb transitive To outvote; to outnumber in votes given.


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Overwatch

OVERWATCH', verb transitive To watch to excess; to subdue by long want of rest.


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Overwatched

OVERWATCH'ED, adjective Tired by too much watching.


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Overweak

OVERWE'AK, adjective Too weak; too feeble.


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Overweary

OVERWE'ARY, verb transitive To subdue with fatigue.


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Overweather

OVERWEATHER, verb transitive overweth'er. [See Weather.] To bruise or batter by violence of weather.


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Overween

OVERWEE'N, verb intransitive [seen is obsolete, except in composition. See the word.]

1. To think too highly; to think arrogantly or conceitedly.

2. To reach beyond the truth in thought; to think too favorably.


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Overweening

OVERWEE'NING, participle present tense

1. Thinking too highly or conceitedly.

2. adjective That thinks too highly, particularly of one's self; conceited; vain; as overweening pride; an overweening brain.


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Overweeningly

OVERWEE'NINGLY, adverb With too much vanity or conceit.


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Overweigh

OVERWEIGH, verb transitive To exceed in weight; to cause to preponderate; to outweigh; to overbalance.


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Overweight

OVERWEIGHT, noun Greater weight; preponderance.


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Overwhelm

OVERWHELM', verb transitive

1. To overspread or crush beneath something violent and weighty, that covers or encompasses the whole; as, to overwhelm with waves.

2. To immerse and bear down; in a figurative sense; as, to be overwhelmed with cares, afflictions or business.

3. To overlook gloomily.

4. To put over. [Not used.]

O'VERWHELM, noun The act of overwhelming.


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Overwhelming

OVERWHELM'ING, participle present tense Crushing with weight or numbers.


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Overwhelmingly

OVERWHELM'INGLY, adverb In a manner to overwhelm.


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Overwing

OVERWING', verb transitive To outflank; to extend beyond the wing of an army.


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Overwise

OVERWI'SE, adjective s as z. Wise to affectation.


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Overwiseness

OVERWI'SENESS, noun Pretended or affected wisdom.


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Overword

OVERWORD', verb transitive To say too much.


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Overwork

OVERWORK', verb transitive To work beyond the strength; to cause to labor too much; to tire.


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Overworn

OVERWORN, adjective

1. Worn out; subdued by toil.

2. Spoiled by time.


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Overwrestle

OVERWRESTLE, verb transitive overres'l. To subdue by wrestling.


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Overwrought

OVERWROUGHT, participle passive overraut'.

1. Labored to excess.

2. Worked all over; as overwrought with ornaments.


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Overyeared

OVERYE'ARED, adjective Too old. [Not used.]


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Overzealed

OVERZE'ALED, adjective Too much excited with zeal; ruled by too much zeal.


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Overzealous

OVERZEALOUS, adjective overzel'ous. Too zealous; eager to excess.