over [oer] adj
“over” modifying a noun; see over, adv.
- Complete; full; past; done; finished; fulfilled; halted; at an end.
over [oer, o'er] adv
OE; “over” modifying a verb to tell where or how an action occurs.
- There; to the place where you are.
- Above; upon; touching.
- Beyond normal limits; out of bounds.
- Again; repeatedly.
- Finished; past; ended; [irony] repeated; recurring; happening again; [fig.] at a distance.
- Completely; thoroughly.
- Higher than.
- Phrase. “view … o'er”: survey; look across; examine from one end to the other; [ED quotation from a hymn text by Isaac Watts.]
- Phrase. “over and over”/“oer and oer”: repeatedly; endlessly; many times; again and again.
- Phrase. “run it over”: review it; repeat it; go through it again.
- Phrase. “over there”: far away; in the distance.
- Phrase. “count … o'er”: recount; account for all of; [fig.] review; remember.
- Phrase. “turn o'er and o'er”: look at carefully; examine by sight repeatedly; study visually for a long time; return the gaze to again and again.
over [o'er] prep
“over” + noun phrase; see over, adv.
- Up from.
- Up; upon; upward.
- Covering; on top of; upon the surface of.
- On the other side of.
- More than; greater than; above and beyond; to the extreme degree of.
- Surpassing; superior to; with greater power than; from a higher position than.
- Farther than; moving above and beyond; towards a greater extent than.
- Through; all around.
- Throughout the whole of.