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adjective over·age \ˌō-vər-ˈāj\

Definition of overage

  1. 1 :  too old to be useful

  2. 2 :  older than is normal for one's position, function, or grade

Examples of overage in a sentence

  1. The college has many overage students.

  2. The players were banned from the league for being overage.

Variants of overage

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overaged

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Origin and Etymology of overage

2over + age


First Known Use: 15th century


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overage

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noun over·age \ˈō-və-rij, ˈōv-rij\

Definition of overage

Examples of overage in a sentence

  1. They paid me back the overage.

  2. She kept track of the cost overages.

Origin and Etymology of overage

3over + -age


First Known Use: 1909


OVERAGE Defined for English Language Learners

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overage

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adjective over·age \ˌō-vər-ˈāj\

Definition of overage for English Language Learners

  • : of an age that is greater than what is normal or allowed


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overage

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noun over·age \ˈō-və-rij, ˈōv-rij\

Definition of overage for English Language Learners

  • : an amount by which something (such as a payment) is too much


Law Dictionary

overage

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noun over·age \ˈō-və-rij\

Legal Definition of overage

  1. :  an amount exceeding a certain sum or quantity: as a :  a percentage of the amount of sales grossed by a retail store that is paid under the terms of a lease in addition to a fixed rent b :  an amount by which a payment or cost exceeds an expected or budgeted amount c :  surplus


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