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English adjective: over

1. over having come or been brought to a conclusion

SamplesThe harvesting was complete.
The affair is over, ended, finished.
The abruptly terminated interview.

Synonymsall over, complete, concluded, ended, terminated



English noun: over

1. over (time) (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

Broader (hypernym)division, part, section

Narrower (hyponym)maiden, maiden over

Part meronymperiod of play, play, playing period

Domain categorycricket

English adverb: over

1. over at or to a point across intervening space etc.

SamplesCome over and see us some time.
Over there.

2. over throughout an area

SamplesHe is known the world over.

3. over throughout a period of time

SamplesStay over the weekend.


4. over beyond the top or upper surface or edge; forward from an upright position

SamplesA roof that hangs over.

5. over over the entire area

SamplesThe wallpaper was covered all over with flowers.
She ached all over.
Everything was dusted over with a fine layer of soot.

Synonymsall over

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