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o·ver

over

 
pronunciation:
o vr
parts of speech:
preposition, adverb, adjective
phrases:
over and above, all over with
features:
Note
part of speech: preposition
definition 1: above in position; higher than.
Robin held the umbrella over our heads.
antonyms:
below, under
definition 2: across to the other side of.
Danny leaped over the fence.
definition 3: on top of, so as to cover.
I pulled the blanket over my head.
antonyms:
below
definition 4: throughout; across.
We traveled all over Canada.
similar words:
through
definition 5: in the time of; during.
The snow has really piled up over the last few days.
definition 6: on the subject of.
We argued over whose turn it was to wash the dishes.
phrase: over and above
 
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: across a space.
We will sail over to England.
definition 2: so as to cover.
Snow fell all over.
definition 3: to this or that place.
I went over to see her.
definition 4: to the side.
Move over.
definition 5: across the edge of and down.
The water is boiling over.
definition 6: about; concerning.
They fought over ideas.
definition 7: once again; again.
Please do the job over.
similar words:
afresh, anew
definition 8: down and to the side; down.
She bent over.He fell over.
similar words:
down
phrase: all over with
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: more than.
My father is over six feet tall.
definition 2: finished; done.
The story is over.
over or above?
Above means at a higher place. Over means above while moving across something.
Compare:
  • There is a plane above us.
  • The plane flew over our house.