Preposition: over ow-vu(r)
Adverb: over ow-vu(r)
- At a higher position than
"the picture over radiator"; "the light over the table";
- On top of and covering
"put the hood over your head"; "the cloth over the butter"
- In the whole extent of; everywhere
"climate change will be a problem over the world";
- throughout, all over, all around, across, around, round
Adjective: over ow-vu(r)
- At or to a point across intervening space etc.
"come over and see us some time"; "over there"
- Throughout an area
"he is known the world over"
- Throughout a period of time
"stay over the weekend";
- Beyond the top or upper surface or edge; forward from an upright position
"a roof that hangs over"
- Covering the entire area
"the wallpaper was covered all over with flowers"; "she ached all over"; "everything was dusted over with a fine layer of soot";
- all over
Noun: over ow-vu(r)
- Having come or been brought to a conclusion
"the affair is over, ended, finished"; "the harvesting was all over";
- complete, concluded, ended, all over, terminated
Prefix: over- ow-vu(r)
- (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
- Excessively, beyond, extreme
- hyper-, super-, ultra-
Derived forms: overs
See also: finished
Type of: division, part, section
Part of: period of play, play, playing period
Encyclopedia: Over, Seevetal