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  • EN [ ˈəʊvə(r)]
  • US [ ˈoʊvər]

English definition


  • 1. (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


  • 1. having come or been brought to a conclusion;

    • "the harvesting was complete"
    • "the affair is over, ended, finished"
    • "the abruptly terminated interview"


  • 1. at or to a point across intervening space etc.;

    • "come over and see us some time"
    • "over there"
  • 2. throughout an area;

    • "he is known the world over"
  • 3. in such a manner as to be understood and accepted;

    • "she cannot get her ideas across"
  • 4. throughout a period of time;

    • "stay over the weekend"

Example sentences

  • I was a tired man when the long race was over.

  • I intend to amortize the total cost of the car over three years.

  • The car ran over the child, but by a miracle, he was unhurt.

  • In medieval times the church held sway over many countries.

  • A smile came over her face.

  • The inscription of the monument has worn away over a long period of time.

  • She has been on the stage for over thirty years.

  • Her Olimpic experience gave her a big advantage over the other contestants for the final victory.

  • A bird skimmed over the stream.

  • Is it worthwhile getting angry over such a trifling matter?

  • She sighed over her unhappy fate.

  • The blow doubled the fighter over.

  • I fell down over a stone.

  • Don't be a baby and cry over that little scratch.

  • There was a great noise over there.

  • Tell me if you get tired of driving and we'll change over.

  • Let's run over to the Browns'this evening.

  • I must think over this, I have known for years that it was in the cards.

  • The truck turned over.

  • He lost his head over that woman.

  • It's about time you gave over that kind of conduct.

  • Let me read that over. I must have mistaken the name.

  • He received burns all over his body.

  • He called the waiter over.

  • You needn't puzzle over every single word or phrase in the book.

  • It's no good taking over the experience of foreign countries uncritically.

  • The water prattled over the rocks.

  • Five over ten can be reduced to one over two.

  • You must hand over your passport before you leave.

  • I will leave my homework over until tomorrow.

Phrase collocation

  • be over

    no longer be affected by

    • we were over the worst.

  • get something over with

    do or undergo something unpleasant or difficult, so as to be rid of it

  • over and above

    in addition to

    • exceptional service over and above what normally might be expected.

  • over and done with

    completely finished

  • over and over

    again and again

  • over against

    As opposed to; contrasted with.

  • over with

    Completely finished; done

    • Let's get the shopping over with. Are we over with all this shopping?


  • knock over

    • Where did you get all those watches? Did you knock them over?

    • The cops knocked over a reputed bookmakitig parlor.

  • cool over

    • He is cooling your suggestion over.

  • go over like a lead balloon

    • The joke went over like a lead balloon.

    • My appeal to his better nature went over like a lead balloon.

  • make money hand over fist

    • He made money hand over fist by acting.

  • over a barrel

    • I knew enough about him that I had him over a barrel.

  • like death warmed over

    • A tall, black-garbed gentleman lay there, looking like death warmed up.

  • ass over tincups

    • She's so beautiful she'll knock you ass over tincups.

  • over the wall

    • He's out. Over the wall.

  • over the odds

    • He got two pounds over the odds for his job.

    • I admit that to be called a damned Englishman by Pedro Gonsalvez is a bit over the odds.

  • going over

    • After a going over like that,the guy spent two weeks in the hospital.

    • I gave your car a good going over, and I fixed a lot of little things.

Synonym discrimination

  • above, on, over

  • across, along, over, through



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