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Over

Definition of over:

part of speech: preposition

Above: across: on the surface of: upon the whole surface of: through.

part of speech: preposition

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.

part of speech: adjective

Upper: beyond: past.

part of speech: adverb

Above: across: from one to another: from one country to another: above in measure: too much: to excess: completely.

part of speech: adjective

Prefix adding the meaning of above, across, or to excess to the simple word.

part of speech: preposition

Above; across; on the surface of.

part of speech: adverb

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.

part of speech: adjective

Higher; superior; as, an over- lord.

part of speech: adjective

Above; across; from side to side; more than.

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