overpass


overpass

verb

Definition of OVERPASS

1
to dismiss as of little importance <to keep peace in the family, he was forced to overpass his in-laws' frequent put-downs>
Near Antonyms heed, mark, mind, note, object (to)
2
to go beyond the limit of <a filmmaker whose technical bravura overpasses his ability to tell a coherent story>
3
to fail to give proper attention to <army officers who had been unjustly overpassed for promotion>
Related Words fail; miss, omit; brush (aside or off), reject, shrug off, slough (off) also sluff (off); disdain, pooh-pooh (also pooh), scorn; scant, skimp
Antonyms attend (to), heed, mind, regard, tend (to)

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