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    over - Dictionary definition and meaning for word over

    Definition
    (noun) (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 Definition
    (adj) having come or been brought to a conclusion
    Example Sentence
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview
    Definition
    (adv) at or to a point across intervening space etc.
    Example Sentence
    • come over and see us some time
    • over there
    Definition
    (adv) throughout an area
    Example Sentence
    • he is known the world over
    Definition
    (adv) throughout a period of time
    Synonyms : o'er
    Example Sentence
    • stay over the weekend
    Definition
    (adv) beyond the top or upper surface or edge; forward from an upright position
    Example Sentence
    • a roof that hangs over
    Definition
    (adv) over the entire area
    Synonyms : all over
    Example Sentence
    • the wallpaper was covered all over with flowers
    • she ached all over
    • everything was dusted over with a fine layer of soot
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