[ UK /ˈə‍ʊvɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈoʊvɝ/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. having come or been brought to a conclusion
    the affair is over, ended, finished
    the abruptly terminated interview
    the harvesting was complete
ADVERB
  1. throughout a period of time
    stay over the weekend
  2. over 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
  3. beyond the top or upper surface or edge; forward from an upright position
    a roof that hangs over
  4. at or to a point across intervening space etc.
    come over and see us some time
    over there
  5. throughout an area
    he is known the world over
NOUN
  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
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How To Use over In A Sentence

  • Liberal democracy is a fraud, a cover for the power of the elite. Times, Sunday Times
  • Some were members of Turkey's elite military class known as "pashas," a title of respect harking back to Ottoman military commanders Monday for allegedly planning to blow up mosques in order to trigger a military takeover and overthrow the WN.com - Photown News
  • But at lunch on the first day we were approached by the helpful Hotel Manager Henri and offered a swap to an overwater bungalow.
  • Laura Wade's Posh, timed to open as the Tories edged into power in May 2010, reminded us just what we were in for: overprivileged hooligans in drinking-society blazers who trash a pub as thoughtlessly as they will trash the country. Dominic Cooke: a life in theatre
  • People at MSFC have told me over drinks that this study concluded that EELV are human ratable but they were going to do what Griffin wanted. Obama Policies on Transparency, Openness, and Participation - and NASA - NASA Watch
  • Wine lovers in the U.S. are increasingly describing their favorite vintage as molto buono, instead of très bon.
  • Moreover, she is being asked to do this while remaining scrupulously impartial and keeping the viewer entertained with talk of trade deals, tariffs and employment figures. Times, Sunday Times
  • The Plover is to be communicated with each year by a man-of-war — the Amphitrite is the next. The International Monthly Magazine - Volume V - No II
  • The following years were characterized by rifts with Russia, in which the Ukraine jealously guarded its own independence against its overbearing neighbour.
  • Which is stupid, considering the drivers around here A: Don't normally stop for people and in fact have been caught trying to sneak ~around~ them and B: I've been nicked several times and almost hit three times different instances last summer attempting to obey the biking laws, none of those for mistakes on my part as I've been scared shitless at the lack of aware driving that's crept over my town. The funny thing about Pain..... (Let's talk trauma!)
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