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1. over

adjective. ['ˈoʊvɝ'] having come or been brought to a conclusion.

Synonyms

  • complete
  • concluded
  • ended
  • terminated
  • all over

Antonyms

  • outside
  • inside
  • middle
  • end

Etymology

  • ofer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Over

  • kovar

How do you pronounce over?

Pronounce over as ˈoʊvər.

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Sentences with over


1. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
In a heavy skillet over medium-high heat, warm the oil, then add half the diced chicken.

2. Particle
If you add a supplement, you may go over — or way over — the DV.

Quotes about over


1. Over the years I've learned how to lock myself up in a prison of hope, knowing that God has nothing but His best planned for me. He promised me things concerning my ministry and my life.
- Joyce Meyer

2. Over the years, I had nurtured the hope to be able to fly; to handle a machine as it rose higher and higher in the stratosphere was my dearest dream.
- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

3. Over the years, I've become barraged by comments from people, such as, 'Beam me up, Scotty!' and I became defensive. I felt they were derisive and engendered an attitude. I am grateful for the success, but didn't want to be mocked.
- William Shatner

2. over-crowding

noun. excessive crowding.

Synonyms

  • crowding

3. burned-over

adjective. destroyed or badly damaged by fire.

Synonyms

  • burnt
  • burned
  • burned-out
  • destroyed

Antonyms

  • serviceable
  • rested
  • raw
  • untreated

4. going-over

noun. a careful and thorough inspection.

Synonyms

  • examination

5. carry-over

noun. application of a skill learned in one situation to a different but similar situation.

Synonyms

  • generalisation
  • acquisition
  • stimulus generalisation
  • learning
  • transfer
  • stimulus generalization
  • transfer of training

Antonyms

  • illiteracy
  • upload
  • export
  • import

6. look-over

noun. a swift cursory examination or inspection.

Synonyms

  • examination
  • scrutiny

7. over-embellished

adjective. excessively elaborate or showily expressed.

Synonyms

  • purple
  • empurpled

Antonyms

  • literal
  • plain
  • achromatic color

8. over

adverb. ['ˈoʊvɝ'] throughout a period of time.

Antonyms

  • connect

Etymology

  • ofer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. over

noun. ['ˈoʊvɝ'] (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.

Synonyms

  • part
  • maiden
  • play
  • maiden over
  • playing period
  • division
  • section

Antonyms

  • stay
  • unify
  • arrive
  • stand still

Etymology

  • ofer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. over

adverb. ['ˈoʊvɝ'] over the entire area.

Antonyms

  • beginning

Etymology

  • ofer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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