1. adjective /ˈəʊ.və(ɹ),ˈoʊ.vɚ/
a) Finished; ended or concluded.

The show is over.

b) (as a prefix): To excess.

He is over-zealous.

2. adverb /ˈəʊ.və(ɹ),ˈoʊ.vɚ/
a) Again; another time; once more.

I lost my paper and I had to do the entire assignment over.

b) Thoroughly; completely; from beginning to end.

Lets talk over the project at tomorrows meeting.

3. noun /ˈəʊ.və(ɹ),ˈoʊ.vɚ/
a) A set of six legal balls bowled.<!can be more with no-balls and wides

...standard cash count forms used to record the count and any overs or unders.

b) Any surplus amount of money, goods delivered, etc.
4. preposition /ˈəʊ.və(ɹ),ˈoʊ.vɚ/
a) On top of; above; higher than; further up.

Hold the sign up over your head.

b) Across or spanning.

There is tree over the lawn.

5. interjection /ˈəʊ.və(ɹ),ˈoʊ.vɚ/
In radio communications: end of sentence, ready to receive reply.

How do you receive? Over!

See Also: all over but the shouting, arse over tits, ass over elbows, ass over teacups, ass over teakettle, base over apex, bend over, comb-over, come over, crying over spilt milk, hand over fist, handover, haze over, hold-over, hold over ones head, keel over, overachieve, overalls, overarm, overcast, overcoat, over easy, overfamiliar, overhead, overland, overly, over my dead body, over ones head, overreach, overshoot, overshot, over the line, over the top, over to, overturn, picked-over, pullover, pull the wool over somebodys eyes, screwed-over, step over, turn over a new leaf, when hell freezes over

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