over over  /ˈoʊ vər/


  1. (n) (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
  2. (adj) having come or been brought to a conclusion
  3. (adv) at or to a point across intervening space etc.
  4. (adv) throughout an area
  5. (adv) throughout a period of time
  6. (adv) beyond the top or upper surface or edge; forward from an upright position
  7. (adv) over the entire area


  1. For four weeks, the slim, blue-eyed young woman had buzzed over the back roads of Georgia, stopping off at one school after another.
  2. The band Justice has a controversial new video that seems to clash with their Parisian hipster image, and is being met with less than unanimous praise.
  3. The purity balls have thus become a proxy in the wider war over means and ends.


  1. US concern over jailing of China Nobel's in-law

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is voicing deep concern over the jailing of a brother-in-law of imprisoned Chinese democracy activist Liu Xiabao and urging fair treatment for the Nobel laureate's family.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Over 1,000 reached during three-day 'Church to the People' event in Williamsburg

    Over a three-day period this weekend, nearly 300 volunteers from four Williamsburg area churches washed cars for free, handed out free gas cards, bought groceries and prayed and witnessed to people - some of whom they had never met before - as part of a first-time event titled, "Taking the Church to the People."
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Corbin News Journal

  3. Over the Long Term, the Riskiest Investment Could Be the Safest

    Over the Long Term, the Riskiest Investment Could Be the Safest
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Nasdaq


  1. "Standing over that last putt, I was probably as nervous as I've ever been over a putt in my life," he said. "The putt would have gone in a thimble."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Paul Goydos Source: Seattle Times

  2. "I won't speak to him again until he makes his decision," Wade said. "And when it's over, I will congratulate him. But I will be watching."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Dwyane Wade Source: The Associated Press

  3. He said Hayward "is now handing over the operations, the daily operations to (BP Managing Director) Bob Dudley."
    on Jun 19, 2010 By: Carl-Henric Svanberg Source: The Associated Press

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