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Definition 1: (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch - [noun denoting time]

(over is a kind of ...) one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole

"the written part of the exam" "the finance section of the company" "the BBC's engineering division"

(... is a kind of over ) (cricket) an over in which no runs are scored

(... is part of over) (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds

"rain stopped play in the 4th inning"

(over belongs to category ...) a game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players; teams take turns trying to score runs

Definition 2: throughout a period of time - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where over or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • stay over the weekend

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Definition 3: at or to a point across intervening space etc. - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where over or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • come over and see us some time
  • over there

Definition 4: throughout an area - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where over or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he is known the world over

Definition 5: beyond the top or upper surface or edge; forward from an upright position - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where over or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a roof that hangs over

Definition 6: over the entire area - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where over or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the wallpaper was covered all over with flowers
  • she ached all over
  • everything was dusted over with a fine layer of soot

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Definition 7: having come or been brought to a conclusion - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where over or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the harvesting was complete
  • the affair is over, ended, finished
  • the abruptly terminated interview

Synonyms for over in the sense of this definition

(over is similar to ...) ended or brought to an end

"are you finished?" "gave me the finished manuscript"

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