Overgo
Overgo O`ver*go", v. t. [imp. {Overwent}; p. p. {Overgone}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Overgoing}.] [AS. oferg[=a]n.] [1913 Webster] 1. To travel over. [R.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To exceed; to surpass. [Obs.] --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster]

3. To cover. [Obs.] --Chapman. [1913 Webster]

4. To oppress; to weigh down. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • overgo — 1. verb /əʊvəˈɡəʊ/ a) To cross, go over (a barrier etc.); to surmount. How many an one in its vanities hath gloried and taken pride, / Till froward and arrogant thus he grew and did all bounds oergo! b) To pass by, pass away; o …   Wiktionary

  • overgo — v. n. [over gan]. O. and N. 950 …   Oldest English Words

  • overgo — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: Middle English overgon, from Old English ofergān, from ofer, adverb, over + gān to go 1. dialect chiefly Britain : to cross over or through 2. : to get the better of : excel, exceed; …   Useful english dictionary

  • Overgoing — Overgo O ver*go , v. t. [imp. {Overwent}; p. p. {Overgone}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Overgoing}.] [AS. oferg[=a]n.] [1913 Webster] 1. To travel over. [R.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To exceed; to surpass. [Obs.] Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] 3. To cover.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Overgone — Overgo O ver*go , v. t. [imp. {Overwent}; p. p. {Overgone}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Overgoing}.] [AS. oferg[=a]n.] [1913 Webster] 1. To travel over. [R.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To exceed; to surpass. [Obs.] Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] 3. To cover.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Overwent — Overgo O ver*go , v. t. [imp. {Overwent}; p. p. {Overgone}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Overgoing}.] [AS. oferg[=a]n.] [1913 Webster] 1. To travel over. [R.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To exceed; to surpass. [Obs.] Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] 3. To cover.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • overgoing — overgoˈing noun 1. Passing over 2. Crossing, traversing 3. Transgression • • • Main Entry: ↑over …   Useful english dictionary

  • exaggerate — Synonyms and related words: accelerate, aggrandize, aggravate, amplify, ballyhoo, be untruthful, beef up, belie, blow up, build up, burlesque, camouflage, caricature, carry too far, color, complicate, concentrate, condense, consolidate, deceive,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • exceed — Synonyms and related words: beat, best, better, bulk, bulk large, cap, dare, eclipse, exaggerate, excel, go beyond, go one better, improve on, loom, loom large, outdistance, outdo, outpace, outrank, outreach, outrun, outshine, outsoar, outstep,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • go beyond — Synonyms and related words: exaggerate, exceed, overdo, overgo, overjump, overleap, overpass, overreach, overrun, overshoot, overshoot the field, overshoot the mark, overstep, overstride, pass, superabound, surpass, transcend …   Moby Thesaurus

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