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overpass

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of overpass

  1. 1 to dismiss as of little importance to keep peace in the family, he was forced to overpass his in-laws' frequent put-downs Synonyms of overpass blink (at), brush (aside or off), condone, discount, disregard, forgive, gloss (over), gloze (over), ignore, overlook, excuse, paper over, pardon, pass over, remit, shrug off, whitewash, wink (at)Words Related to overpass explain, justify, rationalize; absolve, acquit, clear, exculpate, exonerate, vindicate; waive, wave (aside or off)Near Antonyms of overpass heed, mark, mind, note, object (to)

  2. 2 to go beyond the limit of a filmmaker whose technical bravura overpasses his ability to tell a coherent story Synonyms of overpass break, outreach, outrun, exceed, overreach, overrun, overshoot, overstep, surpass, transcendWords Related to overpass encroach, entrench (also intrench), infringe, invade, trespass; overdo, overuse, overutilize, overwork

  3. 3 to fail to give proper attention to army officers who had been unjustly overpassed for promotion Synonyms of overpass bypass, disregard, forget, ignore, overlook, neglect, pass over, slight, slur (over)Words Related to overpass fail; miss, omit; brush (aside or off), reject, shrug off, slough (off) also sluff (off); disdain, pooh-pooh (also pooh), scorn; scant, skimpNear Antonyms of overpass appreciate, cherish, prize, treasure, value; cultivate, foster, nurse, nurture; pamper; remember; listen (to), watch; follow, mark, note, notice, observe, remarkAntonyms of overpass attend (to), heed, mind, regard, tend (to)



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