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OVERBEAR, [=o]-v[.e]r-b[=a]r', _v.t._ to bear down or overpower: to overwhelm.--_adj._ OVERBEAR'ING, inclined to domineer, esp. in manner or conduct: haughty and dogmatical: imperious.--_adv._ OVERBEAR'INGLY.--_n._ OVERBEAR'INGNESS.

OVERBID, [=o]-v[.e]r-bid', _v.t._ to offer a price greater than.--_v.i._ offer more than the value of.

OVERBLOW, [=o]-v[.e]r-bl[=o]', _v.i._ to blow over or to be past its violence: to blow with too much violence.--_v.t._ to blow away: to blow across.--_adj._ OVERBLOWN', blown over or past, at an end: burnt by an excessive blast, in the Bessemer steel process.

OVERBLOW, [=o]-v[.e]r-bl[=o]', _v.t._ to cover with blossoms or flowers.--_adj._ OVERBLOWN', past the time of flower, withered.

OVERBOARD, [=o]'v[.e]r-b[=o]rd, _adv._ over the board or side: from on board: out of a ship.--THROWN OVERBOARD, deserted, discarded, betrayed.

OVERBODY, [=o]-v[.e]r-bod'i, _v.t._ to give too much body to.

OVERBOIL, [=o]'v[.e]r-boil', _v.i._ and _v.t._ to boil excessively.

OVERBOLD, [=o]-v[.e]r-b[=o]ld', _adj._ (_Shak._) excessively bold: impudent.--_adv._ OVERBOLD'LY.

OVERBRIDGE, [=o]'v[.e]r-brij, _n._ a bridge over a road.

OVERBRIM, [=o]-v[.e]r-brim', _v.t._ to fill to overflowing.--_v.i._ to be so full as to overflow.--_adj._ OVERBRIMMED', having too large a brim.

OVERBROOD, [=o]-v[.e]r-br[=oo]d', _v.t._ to brood over.

OVERBROW, [=o]-v[.e]r-brow', _v.t._ to overhang like a projecting brow.

OVERBUILD, [=o]-v[.e]r-bild', _v.t._ to build over: to build more than is needed.--_v.i._ to build beyond one's means.

OVERBULK, [=o]-v[.e]r-bulk', _v.t._ (_Shak._) to oppress by bulk.

OVERBURDEN, [=o]-v[.e]r-bur'dn, _v.t._ to burden overmuch.--_n._ alluvial soil overlying a bed of ore.

OVERBURN, [=o]-v[.e]r-burn', _v.t._ to burn too much.--_v.i._ to be too zealous.

OVERBUSY, [=o]-v[.e]r-biz'i, _adj._ too busy, over-officious.

OVERBUY, [=o]-v[.e]r-b[=i]', _v.t._ to buy at too dear a rate: to buy more than is needed.

OVERBY, [=o]-v[.e]r-b[=i]', _adv._ a little way over--(_Scot._) OWERBY', O'ERBY'.

OVERCANOPY, [=o]-v[.e]r-kan'o-pi, _v.t._ (_Shak._) to cover as with a canopy.

OVERCAREFUL, [=o]-v[.e]r-k[=a]r'fool, _adj._ careful to excess.

OVERCARRY, [=o]-v[.e]r-kar'i, _v.t._ to carry too far, to go beyond.--_v.i._ to go to excess.

OVERCAST, [=o]-v[.e]r-kast', _v.t._ to cast over: to cloud: to cover with gloom: to sew over or stitch the edges (of a piece of cloth) slightly.--_v.i._ to grow dull or cloudy.--_n._ OVERCAST'ING, the action of the verb overcast: in bookbinding, a method of oversewing single leaves in hem-stitch style to give the pliability of folded double leaves.

OVERCATCH, [=o]-v[.e]r-kach', _v.t._ (_Spens._) to overtake.

OVERCHARGE, [=o]-v[.e]r-charj', _v.t._ to load with too great a charge: to charge too great a price.--_n._ O'VERCHARGE, an excessive load or burden: too great a charge, as of gunpowder or of price.

OVERCHECK, [=o]-v[.e]r-chek', _n._ a check-rein passing over a horse's head between the ears.

OVERCLOUD, [=o]-v[.e]r-klowd', _v.t._ to cover over with clouds: to cause gloom or sorrow to.

OVERCLOY, [=o]-v[.e]r-kloi', _v.t._ (_Shak._) to fill beyond satiety.

OVERCOAT, [=o]'v[.e]r-k[=o]t, _n._ an outdoor coat worn over all the other dress, a top-coat.--_n._ O'VERCOATING, cloth from which such is made.

OVERCOLD, [=o]'v[.e]r-k[=o]ld, _adj._ too cold.

OVERCOLOUR, [=o]-v[.e]r-kul'ur, _v.t._ to colour to excess, to exaggerate.

OVERCOME, [=o]-v[.e]r-kum', _v.t._ to get the better of: to conquer or subdue: (_obs._) to spread over, surcharge.--_v.i._ to be victorious.

OVER-CONFIDENT, [=o]-v[.e]r-kon'fi-dent, _adj._ too confident.--_n._ OVER-CON'FIDENCE.--_adv._ OVER-CON'FIDENTLY.

OVERCOUNT, [=o]-v[.e]r-kownt', _v.t._ to outnumber.

OVERCOVER, [=o]-v[.e]r-kuv'[.e]r, _v.t._ to cover completely.

OVERCREDULOUS, [=o]-v[.e]r-kred'[=u]-lus, _adj._ too easily persuaded to believe.

OVERCROW, [=o]-v[.e]r-kr[=o]', _v.t._ to crow over, insult.

OVERCROWD, [=o]-v[.e]r-krowd', _v.t._ to fill or crowd to excess.

OVERDARING, [=o]-v[.e]r-d[=a]r'ing, _adj._ foolhardy.

OVERDATE, [=o]'v[.e]r-d[=a]t, _v.t._ to post-date.

OVER-DEVELOP, [=o]-v[.e]r-de-vel'op, _v.t._ in photography, to develop a plate too much, as by too long a process or by too strong a developer.--_n._ OVER-DEVEL'OPMENT.

OVERDIGHT, [=o]-v[.e]r-d[=i]t', _adj._ (_Spens._) dight or covered over: overspread.

OVERDO, [=o]-v[.e]r-d[=oo]', _v.t._ to do overmuch: to carry too far: to harass, to fatigue: to cook too much: to excel.--_n._ OVERDO'ER.--_adj._ OVERDONE', overacted: fatigued: cooked too much.

OVERDOSE, [=o]-v[.e]r-d[=o]s', _v.t._ to dose overmuch.--_n._ an excessive dose.

OVERDRAW, [=o]-v[.e]r-draw', _v.t._ to draw overmuch: to draw beyond one's credit: to exaggerate.--_n._ O'VERDRAFT, the act of overdrawing, the amount by which the cheque, &c., exceeds the sum against which it is drawn: a current of air passing over, not through, the ignited fuel in a furnace: an arrangement of flues by which the kiln is heated from the top toward the bottom--also O'VERDRAUGHT.

OVERDRESS, [=o]-v[.e]r-dres', _v.t._ to dress too ostentatiously.--_n._ O'VERDRESS, any garment worn over another.

OVERDRIVE, [=o]-v[.e]r-dr[=i]v', _v.t._ to drive too hard.

OVERDROP, [=o]-v[.e]r-drop', _v.t._ to drop over: to overhang.

OVERDUE, [=o]-v[.e]r-d[=u]', _adj._ due beyond the time: unpaid at the right time.

OVERDYE, [=o]-v[.e]r-d[=i]', _v.t._ to dye too deeply.

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