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overpass

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of overpass

  1. 1 to dismiss as of little importance <to keep peace in the family, he was forced to overpass his in-laws' frequent put-downs> Synonyms blink (at), brush (aside or off), condone, discount, disregard, forgive, gloss (over), gloze (over), ignore, overlook, excuse, paper over, pardon, pass over, remit, shrug off, whitewash, wink (at)Related Words explain, justify, rationalize; absolve, acquit, clear, exculpate, exonerate, vindicate; waive, wave (aside or off)Near Antonyms heed, mark, mind, note, object (to)

  2. 2 to go beyond the limit of <a filmmaker whose technical bravura overpasses his ability to tell a coherent story> Synonyms break, outreach, outrun, exceed, overreach, overrun, overshoot, overstep, surpass, transcendRelated Words encroach, entrench (also intrench), infringe, invade, trespass; overdo, overuse, overutilize, overwork

  3. 3 to fail to give proper attention to <army officers who had been unjustly overpassed for promotion> Synonyms bypass, disregard, forget, ignore, overlook, neglect, pass over, slight, slur (over)Related Words fail; miss, omit; brush (aside or off), reject, shrug off, slough (off) also sluff (off); disdain, pooh-pooh (also pooh), scorn; scant, skimpNear Antonyms appreciate, cherish, prize, treasure, value; cultivate, foster, nurse, nurture; pamper; remember; listen (to), watch; follow, mark, note, notice, observe, remarkAntonyms attend (to), heed, mind, regard, tend (to)





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