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overhead

o·ver·head

overhead

 
parts of speech:
adverb, adjective, noun
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part of speech: adverb
pronunciation: o vr hed
definition: at any height directly or generally above the head.
a flock of geese flew overhead
antonyms:
underfoot
similar words:
above, aloft, high, over
 
part of speech: adjective
pronunciation: o vr hed
definition 1: located or installed above head level, as in the ceiling.
overhead wiringan overhead skylight
definition 2: of or pertaining to general operating expenses such as rent.
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part of speech: noun
pronunciation: o vr hed
definition 1: the general expenses of a business, excluding materials, cost of goods for sale, and labor.
synonyms:
expense
similar words:
cost, disbursement, fat, liability, outlay
definition 2: something located above head level.
similar words:
above
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