pave over

Definition of pave over


  1. :  to cover (an area) with roads, parking lots, buildings, etc. All this beautiful farmland will be paved over.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to lay or cover with material (as asphalt or concrete) that forms a firm level surface for travel

    :  to cover firmly and solidly as if with paving material

    :  to serve as a covering or pavement of

  1. :  across a barrier or intervening (see intervene 4) space

    :  across the goal line in football

    :  forward beyond an edge or brink and often down

  1. : used as a function word to indicate motion or situation in a position higher than or above another

    : used as a function word to indicate the possession of authority, power, or jurisdiction in regard to some thing or person

    : used as a function word to indicate superiority, advantage, or preference

  1. :  upper, higher

    :  outer, covering

    :  excessive

  1. :  to leap over

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a dividing ridge between drainage areas

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