over

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over is part of the Basic English 850.
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over is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
over

Pronunciation[change]

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Preposition
over

  1. Something is over when it has finished, usually referring to an event.
    When the movie was over we left the movie theater.
  2. In a location above something.
    He stepped over the dog.
  3. From one side to the other.
    They went over the bridge.
  4. To the someone's house.
    They had him over for tea.
  5. (mathematics) A number divided by another.
    Eight over two is four.

Noun[change]

Singular
over

Plural
overs

  1. (sports) (countable) An over in a cricket match is six balls bowled from one end.
    The captain told me I would have to bowl the next over.

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