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Meaning of OVERPASS

Pronunciation:  'owvur`pas

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  bridge formed by the upper level of a crossing of two highways at different levels; "an overpass is called a flyover or a flypast in England"

OVERPASS is a 8 letter word that starts with O.


 Synonyms: flyover, flypast
 See Also: bridge, span



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \O`ver*pass"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Overpassed}; p. pr.
    & vb. n. {Overpassing}.] [Cf. {Surpass}.]
    1. To go over or beyond; to cross; as, to overpass a river;
       to overpass limits.
    2. To pass over; to omit; to overlook; to disregard.
             All the beauties of the East He slightly viewed and
             slightly overpassed.                  --Milton.
    3. To surpass; to excel. [R.] --R. Browning.
  2. \O`ver*pass"\, v. i.
    To pass over, away, or off.
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