runover

noun run·over \ ˈrən-ˌō-vər \

Definition of runover

:matter for publication that exceeds the space allotted

First Known Use of runover

1900


run-over

adjective \ ˈrən-ˈō-vər \

Definition of run-over

:extending beyond the allotted space

First Known Use of run-over

1931


run over

verb

Definition of run over

intransitive verb
1 :to exceed a limit
transitive verb
1 :to go over, examine, repeat, or rehearse quickly
2 :to collide with, knock down, and often drive over
  • ran over a dog

Examples of run over in a Sentence

  1. let's run over this dance number one more time

  2. I could run over right now if that's good for you.

First Known Use of run over

15th century

run over Synonyms

Synonyms
exercise, rehearse, practice
Related Words
groove, perfect, refine; point (for), prepare (for), train (with); drill, repeat; work (at or on); review, study

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