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Meaning of OVERTOP

Pronunciation:  `owvur'tâp

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  look down on; "The villa dominates the town"
 

OVERTOP is a 7 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: command, dominate, overlook
 
 See Also: dwarf, lie, overshadow, shadow

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\O`ver*top"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Overtopped}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Overtopping}.]
1. To rise above the top of; to exceed in height; to tower
   above. ``To ? 'ertop old Pelion.'' --Shak.

2. To go beyond; to transcend; to transgress.

         If kings presume to overtop the law by which they
         reign, . . . they are by law to be reduced into
         order.                                --Milton.

3. To make of less importance, or throw into the background,
   by superior excellence; to dwarf; to obscure. --Becon.

 

 

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