Words related to over

layover (n.)
also lay-over, "a stop overnight," 1873, from the verbal phrase; see lay (v.) + over (adv.). Earlier as "a cloth laid over a table-cloth" (1777). The verbal phrase is from 1530s as "to overlay."
leftover (adj.)
also left-over, "remaining, not used up," 1890, from left + over. The noun meaning "something left over" is from 1891; leftovers "excess food after a meal" (especially if re-served later) is from 1878; in this sense Old English had metelaf.
makeover (n.)

also make-over, "change of a person's appearance," especially by hair-styling and cosmetics, by 1981, from phrase make over in sense "to refashion, reconstruct" (1690s); from make (v.) + over (adv.). Make over in the sense of "transfer the title of, convey" is recorded by 1540s.

moreover (adv.)

"beyond what has been said," late 14c., in phrase and yit more ouer "there is more to say;" from more (adv.) + over (adv.). Written as one word from late 14c.

poetic contraction of over.
once-over (n.)

"glance, rapid inspection," 1913, American English, from once + over.

overage (n.)

"a surplus amount," by 1910, a banking term, coined from over on model of shortage.

overall (adv.)

Middle English over-al, from everywhere," Old English phrase ofer eall "everywhere, in every part or place," from ofer "over" (see over) + eall (see all). The original sense seems to be obsolete. The meaning "including everything, taking all into consideration" is from 1894.

overalls (n.)

"loose trousers of a strong material worn by cowboys, etc.," 1782, from over (adv.) + all. Specific sense "loose fitting canvas trousers with a bib and strap top" (originally worn by workmen over other clothes to protect them from wet, dirt, etc.) is attested by 1897. Compare French surtout "overcoat," literally "an over all," from sur- "over" + tout "all."

overboard (adv.)

"over the side of a ship," late Old English, from the phrase ofor bord, from over + bord "side of a ship" (see board (n.2)). To throw (something) overboard in the figurative sense of "cast aside, discard, reject" is from 1640s. Figurative sense of "excessively, beyond one's means" (especially in phrase go overboard) is attested by 1931 in Damon Runyon.

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