over and above


: in addition to : besides

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Example Sentences

we'll need another gallon of milk over and above what we already have

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of over and above was in the 15th century

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“Over and above.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/over%20and%20above. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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