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Definition 1: (usually plural) work clothing consisting of denim trousers (usually with a bib and shoulder straps) - [noun denoting artifact]

(overall is a kind of ...) clothing worn for doing manual labor

Definition 2: a loose protective coverall or smock worn over ordinary clothing for dirty work - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for overall in the sense of this definition

(overall is a kind of ...) a loose-fitting protective garment that is worn over other clothing

(overall belongs to a domain located in ...) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

Definition 3: involving only main features - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • the overall pattern of his life

(overall is similar to ...) applying to all or most members of a category or group

"the general public" "general assistance" "a general rule" "in general terms" "comprehensible to the general reader"

Definition 4: including everything - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • the overall cost

(overall is similar to ...) before any deductions

"gross income"

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