OVERSIZE, [=o]-v[.e]r-s[=i]z', _v.t._ (_Shak._) to cover with any gluey matter: to plaster over.
OVERSKIP, [=o]-v[.e]r-skip', _v.t._ to skip, leap, or pass over: (_Shak._) to fail to see or find: to escape.
OVERSLAUGH, [=o]-v[.e]r-slaw', _v.t._ (_U.S._) to pass over in favour of another: to supersede: to hinder: to oppress. [Dut. _overslaan_ (cf. Ger.
_uberschlagen_), to skip over.]
OVERSLEEP, [=o]-v[.e]r-sl[=e]p', _v.t._ and _v.i._ to sleep beyond one's usual time.
OVERSLIP, [=o]-v[.e]r-slip', _v.t._ to pass without notice.
OVERSMAN, [=o]'v[.e]rz-man, _n._ an overseer: (_Scot._) an umpire appointed to decide between the differing judgment of two arbiters.
OVERSOUL, [=o]'v[.e]r-s[=o]l, _n._ the divine principle forming the spiritual unity of all being.
OVERSOW, [=o]-v[.e]r-s[=o]', _v.t._ to sow too much seed on: to sow over.
OVERSPENT, [=o]-v[.e]r-spent', _adj._ excessively fatigued.
OVERSPREAD, [=o]-v[.e]r-spred', _v.t._ to spread over: to scatter over.--_v.i._ to be spread over.
OVERSTAIN, [=o]-v[.e]r-st[=a]n', _v.t._ to besmear the surface of.
OVERSTAND, [=o]-v[.e]r-stand', _v.t._ to stand too strictly on the conditions of.
OVERSTARE, [=o]-v[.e]r-st[=a]r', _v.t._ to outstare.
OVERSTATE, [=o]-v[.e]r-st[=a]t', to state over and above: to exaggerate.--_n._ OVERSTATE'MENT.
OVERSTAY, [=o]-v[.e]r-st[=a]', _v.t._ to stay too long.
OVERSTEP, [=o]-v[.e]r-step', _v.t._ to step beyond: to exceed.
OVERSTOCK, [=o]-v[.e]r-stok', _v.t._ to stock overmuch: to fill too full.--_n._ superabundance.
OVERSTRAIN, [=o]v[.e]r-str[=a]n', _v.t._ and _v.i._ to strain or stretch too far.--_n._ too great strain.--_adj._ OVERSTRAINED', strained to excess: exaggerated.
OVERSTREAM, [=o]-v[.e]r-str[=e]m', _v.t._ to stream or flow over.
OVERSTRETCH, [=o]-v[.e]r-strech', _v.t._ to stretch to excess: to exaggerate.
OVERSTREW, [=o]-v[.e]r-str[=oo]', _v.t._ to scatter over.
OVERSTRUNG, [=o]-v[.e]r-strung', _adj._ too highly strung.
OVERSUPPLY, [=o]'v[.e]r-sup-pl[=i], _n._ an excessive supply.
OVERSWAY, [=o]-v[.e]r-sw[=a]', _v.t._ to overrule, to bear down.
OVERSWELL, [=o]-v[.e]r-swel', _v.t._ (_Shak._) to swell or rise above: to overflow.
OVERT, [=o]'v[.e]rt, _adj._ open to view: public: apparent.--_adv._ O'VERTLY.--OVERT ACT, something actually done in execution of a criminal intent.--MARKET OVERT, open or public market. [Fr. _ouvert_, pa.p. of _ouvrir_, to open; acc. to Diez, from O. Fr. _a-ovrir_, through Prov.
_adubrir_, from L. _de-oper[=i]re_, to uncover--_de_=un-, and _oper[=i]re_, to cover; acc. to Littre, from L. _oper[=i]re_, to cover, confounded in meaning with _aper[=i]re_, to open.]
OVERTAKE, [=o]-v[.e]r-t[=a]k', _v.t._ to come up with: to catch: to come upon: to take by surprise.--_p.adj._ OVERT[=A]'KEN, fuddled.
OVERTASK, [=o]-v[.e]r-task', _v.t._ to task overmuch: to impose too heavy a task on.
OVERTAX, [=o]-v[.e]r-taks', _v.t._ to tax overmuch.
OVERTEDIOUS, [=o]-v[.e]r-t[=e]'di-us, _adj._ (_Shak._) too tedious.
OVERTHROW, [=o]-v[.e]r-thr[=o]', _v.t._ to throw down: to upset: to bring to an end: to demolish: to defeat utterly.--_ns._ O'VERTHROW, act of overthrowing or state of being overthrown: ruin: defeat: a throwing of a ball beyond the player; O'VERTHROWER.
OVERTHRUST, [=o]'v[.e]r-thrust, _adj._ (_geol._) belonging to earlier strata, pushed by faulting over later and higher strata.
OVERTHWART, [=o]-v[.e]r-thwawrt', _v.t._ to lie athwart: to cross.--_adj._ opposite, transverse: contrary, perverse.--_prep_. across, on the other side of.
OVERTILT, [=o]-v[.e]r-tilt', _v.t._ to upset.
OVERTIME, [=o]'v[.e]r-t[=i]m, _n._ time employed in working beyond the regular hours.
OVERTOIL, [=o]-v[.e]r-toil', _v.i._ to overwork one's self.
OVERTONE, [=o]'v[.e]r-t[=o]n, _n._ a harmonic, because heard above its fundamental tone.
OVERTOP, [=o]-v[.e]r-top', _v.t._ to rise over the top of: to make of less importance: to surpass: to obscure.
OVERTOWER, [=o]-v[.e]r-tow'er, _v.t._ to tower above.--_v.i._ to soar too high.
OVERTRADE, [=o]-v[.e]r-tr[=a]d', _v.i._ to trade overmuch or beyond capital: to buy in more than can be sold or paid for.--_n._ OVERTRAD'ING, the buying of a greater amount of goods than one can sell or pay for.
OVERTRIP, [=o]-v[.e]r-trip', _v.t._ to trip nimbly over.
OVERTURE, [=o]'v[.e]r-t[=u]r, _n._ a proposal, an offer for acceptance or rejection: (_mus._) a piece introductory to a greater piece or ballet: a discovery or disclosure: the method in Presbyterian usage of beginning legislation and maturing opinion by sending some proposition from the presbyteries to the General Assembly, and _vice versa_, also the proposal so sent.--_v.t._ to lay a proposal before. [Fr.]
OVERTURN, [=o]-v[.e]r-turn', _v.t._ to throw down or over: to subvert: to conquer: to ruin.--_ns._ O'VERTURN, state of being overturned; OVERTURN'ER.
OVERVALUE, [=o]-v[.e]r-val'l[=u], _v.t._ to set too high a value on.--_n._ OVERVALU[=A]'TION, an overestimate.
OVERVEIL, [=o]-v[.e]r-v[=a]l', _v.t._ to veil or cover.
OVERVIEW, [=o]'v[.e]r-v[=u], _n._ (_Shak._) an inspection.
OVERWASH, [=o]'v[.e]r-wawsh, _adj._ (_geol._) carried by glacier-streams over a frontal moraine, or formed of material so carried.
OVERWATCH, [=o]-v[.e]r-wawch', _v.t._ to watch excessively: to overcome with long want of rest.
OVERWEAR, [=o]-v[.e]r-w[=a]r', _v.t._ to wear out: to outwear, outlive.--_n._ O'VERWEAR, clothes for wearing out of doors.