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over

EN[ˈəʊ.və(ɹ)] [ˈoʊ.vɚ] [-əʊvə(ɹ)]
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  • Over may refer to:

    Definition of over in English Dictionary

  • NounPLoversPREover-
    1. (cricket) A set of six legal balls bowled.
      1. Any surplus amount of money, goods delivered, etc.
      2. Adjective
        1. Finished; ended or concluded.
          1. The show is over.
      3. Adverb
        1. Thoroughly; completely; from beginning to end.
          1. Let's talk over the project at tomorrow's meeting. ‎
          2. Let me think that over. ‎
          3. I'm going to look over our department's expenses. ‎
          4. Let's go over scene 3 from the top. ‎
        2. From an upright position to being horizontal.
          1. He tipped the bottle over, and the water came gushing out. ‎
          2. That building just fell over! ‎
          3. He bent over to touch his toes. ‎
        3. Horizontally; left to right or right to left.
          1. Slide the toilet-paper dispenser's door over when one roll is empty in order to reveal the other. ‎
          2. I moved over to make room for him to sit down. ‎
        4. From one position or state to another.
          1. Please pass that over to me. ‎
          2. He came over to our way of thinking on the new project. ‎
          3. Come over and play! ‎
          4. I'll bring over a pizza. ‎
        5. Overnight (throughout the night).
          1. We stayed over at Grandma's. ‎
          2. Can I sleep over? ‎
        6. (US, usually with do) Again; another time; once more; over again.
          1. I lost my paper and I had to do the entire assignment over. ‎
      4. Preposition
        1. Physical positioning.
          1. Hold the sign up over your head.   climb up the ladder and look over [the roof] ‎
          2. There is a bridge over the river. ‎
          3. drape the fabric over the table;  there is a roof over the house ‎
          4. The dog jumped over the fence. ‎
          5. I'll go over [the fence] first and then help you. ‎
          6. Let's walk over the hill to get there. ‎
        2. By comparison.
          1. I prefer the purple over the pink. ‎
          2. I think I’m over my limit for calories for today. ‎
          3. Sales are down this quarter over last. ‎
        3. (mathematics) Divided by.
          1. four over two equals two over one ‎
        4. Finished with; done with; from one state to another via a hindrance that must be solved or defeated; or via a third state that represents a significant difference from the first two.
          1. We got over the engineering problems and the prototype works great. ‎
          2. I am over my cold and feel great again. ‎
          3. I know the referee made a bad call, but you have to get over it [your annoyance with the referee's decision]. ‎
          4. She is finally over [the distress of] losing her job. ‎
          5. He is finally over his [distress over the loss of the relationship with his] ex-girlfriend. ‎
        5. While using, especially while consuming.
          1. Concerning or regarding.
            1. The two boys had a fight over whose girlfriend was the best. ‎
          2. Above, implying superiority after a contest; in spite of; notwithstanding.
            1. We triumphed over difficulties. ‎
            2. The bill was passed over the veto. ‎
            3. It was a fine victory over their opponents. ‎
        6. Interjection
          1. In radio communications: end of sentence, ready to receive reply.
            1. How do you receive? Over!
        7. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • In the city at night the sky hazes over so you can't see the stars.
            • My friend didn't know what hit him when I poured a bucket of water over his head.
            • Smith wears a pair of wirerimmed glasses over his clown makeup.
          2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
            • Over at Harvard, students are pursuing a different kind of sexual veritas.
            • Over the air, they advertise their product on drive-time radio talk shows and TV news shows.
            • Over preparation transports bacteria and infected tissue into the periapex, thereby compromising healing and regeneration of periapical tissues [10 ].
          3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • I forgot to save my work, and I had to start over.
            • I didn't like the idea at first, but they eventually talked me over.
            • Then he hit a button on a big black digital watch on his wrist, studied his time, frowned, rescrambled the cube and started over.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Uncomparable adjectives
            • Adverbs
              • Uncomparable adverbs
              • Interjections
                • Nouns
                  • Countable nouns
                  • Prepositions
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                  Meaning of over for the defined word.

                  Grammatically, this word "over" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also an adverb, more specifically, an uncomparable adverb. It's also an interjection. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a preposition.
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