Words related to over-

Proto-Indo-European root meaning "over."

It forms all or part of: hyper-; insuperable; over; over-; sirloin; somersault; soprano; soubrette; sovereign; sum; summit; super-; superable; superb; superior; supernal; supra-; supreme; sur-.

It is the hypothetical source of/evidence for its existence is provided by: Sanskrit upari, Avestan upairi "over, above, beyond;" Greek hyper, Latin super "above, over;" Old English ofer "over," German über, Gothic ufaro "over, across;" Gaulish ver-, Old Irish for.
overabundance (n.)

also over-abundance, late 14c., overaboundaunce, "excess, superabundance," from over- + abundance. Middle English had also a verb, overabounden (late 14c.) "be very abundant; be too numerous or plentiful."

overabundant (adj.)

also over-abundant, c. 1400, overaboundant, "plentiful; excessive," from over- + abundant. Related: Overabundantly.

overachiever (n.)

also over-achiever, "one who achieves more than is expected,"  by 1946 in education publications, from over- + agent noun of achieve (v.). Related: Overachieve; overachieving; overachievement.

overact (v.)

1610s, "to go too far in action," from over- + act (v.). Meaning "play a part with too much emphasis, act (a part) with an extravagant and unnatural manner, chew the scenery" is from 1630s. Related: Overacted; overacting.

over-age (adj.)

that is over a certain age," "1886, from over- + age (n.). Related: Over-aged (n.) "those who are too old" (late 15c.).

overanxious (adj.)

also over-anxious, "anxious to excess, unduly anxious," 1713, from over- + anxious. Related: Overanxiously; overanxiousness.

overarching (adj.)

"forming an arch overhead," 1720, from present participle of verb overarch "to cover with or as with an arch" (1660s), from over- + arch (v.).

overawe (v.)

"subdue or control by fear or superior influence," 1570s, from over- + awe (v.). Perhaps coined by Spenser. Related: Overawed; overawing.

overbear (v.)

mid-14c., overberen, "to carry over, transfer, convey," a sense now obsolete (rendering Latin transferre), from over- + bear (v.). Meaning "to bear down by weight of physical force, overpower," is from 1535 (in Coverdale), originally nautical, of an overwhelming wind; figurative sense of "to overcome and repress by power, authority, etc." is from 1560s.