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Definitions of over:

part of speech: adverb

From beginning to end: as, to talk the matter over; from one to another; as, to make over property; from one side to the other; as, to go over to the enemy; in excess; as, all that is left over; so as to bring the opposite side up; as, to turn a coin over; so as to be upright no longer; as, to topple over; from end to end; throughout; as, a landscape dotted over with trees; once again; as, I will do it over; across the brim; as, the kettle boiled over.

part of speech: preposition

Above: across: on the surface of: upon the whole surface of: through.

part of speech: adjective

Upper: beyond: past.

part of speech: adjective

Higher; superior; as, an over- lord.

part of speech: adverb

More than the quantity; beyond a limit; from one to another; from a country beyond the sea; on the surface; past, as the winter is over; completely; in a great degree, as over- difficult.

part of speech: preposition

In higher position, authority, dignity, excellence, or value than; above; upon; as, to carry a shawl over one's arm; across; as, to jump over a ditch; more than; as, he spent over ten dollars; throughout; as, to stay over the week- end.

part of speech: adjective

Upper; beyond.

part of speech: preposition

Above; opposed to below; above in authority; across, as he leapt over the brook; through or diffusely, as all the world over; covering or immersing; often contracted into oer.

part of speech: adjective

Prefix, meaning above; beyond; too much; to excess. Note.- Over, as a prefix, is not usually separated by a hyphen; the words with the prefix over, keeping in mind the sense of the prefix, are mostly self- explanatory, accordingly, it has not been thought necessary to enter every possible compound having the prefix over, though it is hoped that no one in common use has been omitted.

part of speech: adverb

Above: across: from one to another: from one country to another: above in measure: too much: to excess: completely.

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