Complete Definition of "over"

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Etymology
AS. ofer; akin to Dutch over, German über, OHG ubir, ubar, Danish over, Swedish över, Icelandic yfir, Gothic ð¿ðð°ð (ufar), Latin super, Greek ÏÏÎµÏ (ýper), Sanskrit à¤à¤ªà¤°à¤¿ (upari).

Pronunciation
(Received Pronunciation|UK) IPA|/ËÉÊvÉ/, SAMPA|/"@[email protected]/
(General American|US) IPA|/ËoÊvÉ/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]`/
audio|en-us-over.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉÊvÉ(r)|-ÉÊvÉ(r)
Hyphenation: o·ver

Adjective
en-adj|-

  1. finished; ended or concluded

#:The show is over.

  1. Through with; emotionally detatched.

#:He is finally over his ex-girlfriend.

  1. (as a prefix): to excess.

#:He is over-zealous...
#:The latest policy was over-conservative...

Translations
trans-top|ended
Danish: forbi
Esperanto: finita
Finnish: lopussa, ohi
French: fini, terminé
trans-mid
Icelandic: búinn
Italian: terminato, finito
Slovene: konÄan
Spanish: terminado, acabado
Swedish: över, slut
trans-bottom

trans-top|through with
Esperanto: fininta
Finnish: päästä|päässyt irti
French: fini, terminé
trans-mid
Italian: terminato, finito
Spanish: terminado, acabado
Swedish: komma över = be over
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trans-top|to excess
Czech: pÅe-
Esperanto: tro-
Finnish: yli-
French: super, hyper
trans-mid
Italian: sopra
Slovene: pre-
Spanish: super
Swedish: över-
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Adverb
over

  1. again|Again; another time; once more

#:I lost my paper and I had to do the entire assignment over.

Translations
trans-top|again
Finnish: uudestaan, uudelleen
trans-mid
Swedish: igen, på nytt
trans-bottom

Antonyms
under

Noun
en-noun

  1. cricket A set of 6 balls bowled

Preposition
over

  1. On top of; above; higher than; further up

#:Hold the sign up over your head.
#:There is tree over the lawn;.

  1. across|Across or spanning.

#:There is a bridge over the river.

  1. In such a way as to cover

#:Drape the fabric over the table
#:
There is a roof over the house.''

  1. More than; to a greater to degree

#:I prefer the purple over the pink.

  1. beyond; past; exceeding; too much or too far

#:I think Iâm over my limit for calories for today.

Translations
trans-top|above
Arabic: Arab|ÙÙÙ IPAchar|(fauq)
Chinese: å¨ä¹ä¸ (zài...zhÄ«shàng)
Dutch: over#Dutch|over
Finnish: päällä, yllä, yläpuolella
French: sur
German: über
Hungarian: sütÅ, tűzhely
Italian: sopra
Japanese: ä¸ã« (ããã«, ue ni)
trans-mid
Korean: ìì (wie)
Kurdish: KUchar|باÙ
Portuguese: sobre
Russian: над (nad)
Slovene: nad
Spanish: sobre
Swedish: över
Yiddish: ×××ער (iber)
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trans-top|across
Czech: pÅes
Finnish: yli
trans-mid
Kurdish: KUchar|ئÙâ٠بÙâر, KUchar|ئÙâÙÙا
Russian: ÑеÑез (Äérez)
Slovene: Äez
Spanish: sobre
Swedish: över
Yiddish: ×××ער (iber)
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trans-top|covering
Finnish: päällä
trans-mid
Kurdish: KUchar|ÙÙâباÙ, KUchar|ÙÙâسÙâر
Slovene: Äez
Spanish: sobre
Swedish: över
Yiddish: ×××ער (iber)
trans-bottom

trans-top|more than
Finnish: enemmän kuin
Russian: ÑвеÑÑ (sverx), более Ñем (bóleje Äem)
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|beyond, past
Finnish: yli, ylitse
trans-mid
trans-bottom

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ttbc|Armenian: Õ¾Õ¥ÖÕ¥ÖÕ¸ÖÕ´ (verevoom)
ttbc|Dutch: over
ttbc|Esperanto: super
ttbc|French: sur, au dessus de
ttbc|German: über
ttbc|Italian: sopra
ttbc|Romanian: peste, deasupra
ttbc|Swedish: över (1,2), ovan (1) (somewhat dated), framför (3), förbi (4)
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Interjection
over

  1. In radio communications: end of sentence, ready to receive reply.

#:How do you receive? Over!

Translations
trans-top|end of sentence in radio communication
Finnish: kuuntelen ("listening")
French: terminé
trans-mid
Russian: пÑиÑм (prijóm)
trans-bottom

Related terms
top4
all over but the shouting
arse over tits

  • ass over elbows
  • ass over teacups
  • ass over teakettle
  • base over apex

bend over
comb-over
crying over spilt milk
handover
mid4
hold-over
hold over one's head
keel over
overachieve
overalls
overarm
overcast
overcoat
over easy
overfamiliar
mid4
overhead
overland
overly
over my dead body
over one's head
overreach
overshoot
overshot
over the line
mid4
over the top
over to
overturn
picked-over
pullover
pull the wool over somebody's eyes
screwed-over
turn over a new leaf
when hell freezes over

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Dutch

Preposition
over

  1. over
  2. about, concerning

Derived terms
top4
overheid

overblijven
overgeven
overleven
overtreffen
overtuigen
overwegen
overwinnen

Category:Dutch prepositions

ar:over
da:over
el:over
fa:over
fr:over
io:over
id:over
it:over
hu:over
nl:over
ja:over
pl:over
pt:over
ru:over
simple:over
fi:over
ta:over
te:over
vi:over
tr:over
zh:over

Revision and Credits for"over"
  • 2007-12-23 09:53 - Stephen G. Brown - Reverted edits by [[Special:Contributions/Manooch|Manooch]] ([[User_talk:Manooch|Talk]]); changed back to last version by [[User:AugPi|AugPi]]

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