Meaning of OVER in English

adj. 25B6; preposition

there will be cloud over most of the country : ABOVE, on top of, higher (up) than, atop, covering.

he walked over the grass : ACROSS, around, throughout.

he has three people over him : SUPERIOR TO, above, higher up than, in charge of, responsible for.

over 200,000 people live in the area : MORE THAN, above, in excess of, upwards of.

a discussion over unemployment : ON THE SUBJECT OF, about, concerning, apropos of, with reference to, regarding, relating to, in connection with.


25B6; adverb

a flock of geese flew over : OVERHEAD, on high, above, past, by.

the relationship is over : AT AN END, finished, concluded, terminated, ended, no more, a thing of the past.

he had some money over : LEFT (OVER), remaining, unused, surplus, in excess, in addition.

25A0; over and above IN ADDITION TO, on top of, plus, as well as, besides, along with.

25A0; over and over REPEATEDLY, again and again, over and over again, time and (time) again, many times over, frequently, constantly, continually, persistently, ad nauseam.

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