layover

noun lay·over \ ˈlā-ˌō-vər \
Updated on: 16 Apr 2018

Examples of layover in a Sentence

  1. our flight from New York to San Francisco made a layover in Chicago

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First Known Use of layover

1873

in the meaning defined above

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layover Synonyms

Synonyms

stop, stopover;

Related Words

break, pause, rest;


lay over

verb

Definition of lay over

: to make a stopover

Examples of lay over in a Sentence

  1. we'll have to lay over a discussion of the issue until the next meeting

First Known Use of lay over

1838

in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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LAYOVER Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of layover for English Language Learners

  • : a period of time when you are not traveling in the middle of a journey



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