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brought or having come to an end
  • the play is over now

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over

adverb

Synonyms & Antonyms of over (Entry 2 of 3)

1 from one side to the other of an intervening space
  • let's swim over to that island

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2 yet another time
  • several executives missed the presentation and would like you to do it over for them later this afternoon

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3 to or in a higher place
  • I heard the noise and was startled to discover that the plane was directly over

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4 from beginning to end
  • read it over until you understand it thoroughly

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5 toward or in a lower position
  • the baby toddled two steps and then fell over

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Synonyms & Antonyms of over (Entry 3 of 3)

1 higher than
  • the boy towered over his siblings

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2 in the course of
  • the students learned a lot over the summer

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3 on or to the farther side of
  • peered over the wall

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4 to the opposite side of
  • hopped over the dropped ball

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5 in random positions within the boundaries of
  • marbles scattered all over the room

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The first known use of over was before the 12th century

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“Over.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/over. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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