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over and above Explained

over and above at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

32 Moby Thesaurus words for "over and above":
above, above and beyond, added to, along with, as a bonus,
as well as, attended by, beside, beyond, coupled with, extra,
for lagniappe, in addition to, in conjunction with, in excess of,
including, inclusive of, leftover, let alone, linked to,
not to mention, over, overplus, past, plus, remaining, spare,
supernumerary, surplus, together with, unused, with

over and above at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADV] (Superiority {Supremacy}): {to a great degree}: beyond, more, over, over the mark, above the mark, above average, upwards of, in advance of, over and above, at the head of, at its height.

[ADV] (Addition): in addition, more, plus, extra, and, also, likewise, too, furthermore, further, and also, else, besides, to boot, et cetera, and so on, and so forth, into the bargain, over and above, moreover, with, including, inclusive, as well as, not to mention, let alone, together with, along with, coupled with, in conjunction with, conjointly, jointly.

[ADJ] (Remainder): remaining, left, left behind, left over, residual, over, odd, unconsumed, sedimentary, surviving, exceeding, over and above, cast off, superfluous, redundant.

Over and above at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Over \O"ver\, adv.
1. From one side to another; from side to side; across;
crosswise; as, a board, or a tree, a foot over, i. e., a
foot in diameter.

2. From one person or place to another regarded as on the
opposite side of a space or barrier; -- used with verbs of
motion; as, to sail over to England; to hand over the
money; to go over to the enemy. ``We will pass over to
Gibeah.'' --Judges xix. 12. Also, with verbs of being: At,
or on, the opposite side; as, the boat is over.

3. From beginning to end; throughout the course, extent, or
expanse of anything; as, to look over accounts, or a stock
of goods; a dress covered over with jewels.

4. From inside to outside, above or across the brim.

Good measure, pressed down . . . and running over.
--Luke vi. 38.

5. Beyond a limit; hence, in excessive degree or quantity;
superfluously; with repetition; as, to do the whole work
over. ``So over violent.'' --Dryden.

He that gathered much had nothing over. --Ex. xvi.

6. In a manner to bring the under side to or towards the top;
as, to turn (one's self) over; to roll a stone over; to
turn over the leaves; to tip over a cart.

7. At an end; beyond the limit of continuance; completed;
finished. ``Their distress was over.'' --Macaulay. ``The
feast was over.'' --Sir W. Scott.

Note: Over, out, off, and similar adverbs, are often used in
the predicate with the sense and force of adjectives,
agreeing in this respect with the adverbs of place,
here, there, everywhere, nowhere; as, the games were
over; the play is over; the master was out; his hat is

Note: Over is much used in composition, with the same
significations that it has as a separate word; as in
overcast, overflow, to cast or flow so as to spread
over or cover; overhang, to hang above; overturn, to
turn so as to bring the underside towards the top;
overact, overreach, to act or reach beyond, implying
excess or superiority.

{All over}.
(a) Over the whole; upon all parts; completely; as, he is
spatterd with mud all over.
(b) Wholly over; at an end; as, it is all over with him.

{Over again}, once more; with repetition; afresh; anew.

{Over against}, opposite; in front. --Addison.

{Over and above}, in a manner, or degree, beyond what is
supposed, defined, or usual; besides; in addition; as, not
over and above well. ``He . . . gained, over and above,
the good will of all people.'' --L' Estrange.

{Over and over}, repeatedly; again and again.

{To boil over}. See under {Boil}, v. i.

{To come it over}, {To do over}, {To give over}, etc. See
under {Come}, {Do}, {Give}, etc.

{To throw over}, to abandon; to betray. Cf. {To throw
overboard}, under {Overboard}.

Above \A*bove"\, prep. [OE. above, aboven, abuffe, AS. abufon;
an (or on) on + be by + ufan upward; cf. Goth. uf under.
[root]199. See {Over}.]
1. In or to a higher place; higher than; on or over the upper
surface; over; -- opposed to {below} or {beneath}.

Fowl that may fly above the earth. --Gen. i. 20.

2. Figuratively, higher than; superior to in any respect;
surpassing; beyond; higher in measure or degree than; as,
things above comprehension; above mean actions; conduct
above reproach. ``Thy worth . . . is actions above my
gifts.'' --Marlowe.

I saw in the way a light from heaven above the
brightness of the sun. --Acts xxxvi.

3. Surpassing in number or quantity; more than; as, above a
hundred. (Passing into the adverbial sense. See {Above},
adv., 4.)

{above all}, before every other consideration; chiefly; in
preference to other things.

{Over and above}, prep. or adv., besides; in addition to.

over and above at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: en-adv » -|head=over and above
  • Supplementary.
    1. More than is necessary or than expected.


      * Inter: seeCite » s


      Inter: trans-top » supplementary

    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » more than is necessary
    • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|de bhreis ar

    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » af: bo en behalwe
    • Inter: ttbc » fr: mentionné ci-dessus
    • Inter: ttbc » de: obenerwähnt
    • Inter: ttbc » he: כתוב לעיל
    • Inter: ttbc » ia: jam mentionate

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Inter: ttbc » it: suddetto
  • Inter: ttbc » mt: fuqnett
  • Inter: ttbc » pt: acima mencionado
  • Inter: ttbc » es: antedicho
  • Inter: ttbc » sv: tidigare, högre, mer än

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: et » over and above