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Preposition: over  ow-vu(r)
  1. At a higher position than
    "the picture over radiator"; "the light over the table";
    - above
  2. On top of and covering
    "put the hood over your head"; "the cloth over the butter"
  3. In the whole extent of; everywhere
    "climate change will be a problem over the world";
    - throughout, all over, all around, across, around, round
Adverb: over  ow-vu(r)
  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. Throughout a period of time
    "stay over the weekend";
    - o'er
  4. Beyond the top or upper surface or edge; forward from an upright position
    "a roof that hangs over"
  5. 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
Adjective: over  ow-vu(r)
  1. 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
Noun: over  ow-vu(r)
  1. (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
Prefix: over-  ow-vu(r)
  1. 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