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1. overhead

noun. ['ˈoʊvɝˈhɛd'] the expense of maintaining property (e.g., paying property taxes and utilities and insurance); it does not include depreciation or the cost of financing or income taxes.

Synonyms

  • operating expense
  • disbursement
  • budget items
  • operating budget
  • expense
  • disbursal

Etymology

  • head (English)
  • hed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Overhead

  • behead
  • behead
  • head
  • hilton-head
  • shead

Example sentences of the word overhead


1. Noun, singular or mass
To do the exercise, secure your resistance band overhead with the handles about 6 inches apart.

2. Adjective
Reach up and overhead with your right arm.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Press your feet forward and pull the handles back to your chest then press the handles overhead.

Quotes containing the word overhead


1. Jake went in, aware that he had, for the first time in three weeks, opened a door without hoping madly to find another world on the other side. A bell jingled overhead. The mild, spicy smell of old books hit him, and the smell was somehow like coming home.
- Stephen King, The Waste Lands

2. overhead

noun. ['ˈoʊvɝˈhɛd'] (computer science) the disk space required for information that is not data but is used for location and timing.

Synonyms

  • disk space
  • disc space

Antonyms

  • take
  • disappearance

Etymology

  • head (English)
  • hed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. overhead

noun. ['ˈoʊvɝˈhɛd'] a hard return hitting the tennis ball above your head.

Synonyms

  • return

Antonyms

  • income
  • appreciate

Etymology

  • head (English)
  • hed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. overhead

noun. ['ˈoʊvɝˈhɛd'] a transparency for use with an overhead projector.

Synonyms

  • viewgraph
  • transparency

Antonyms

  • volley
  • clear
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • head (English)
  • hed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. overhead

noun. ['ˈoʊvɝˈhɛd'] (computer science) the processing time required by a device prior to the execution of a command.

Synonyms

  • command processing overhead
  • access time
  • processing time
  • command overhead

Etymology

  • head (English)
  • hed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. overhead

noun. ['ˈoʊvɝˈhɛd'] (nautical) the top surface of an enclosed space on a ship.

Synonyms

  • ceiling

Antonyms

  • opacity
  • enrich

Etymology

  • head (English)
  • hed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))
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