Overpassed
Overpass O`ver*pass", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Overpassed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Overpassing}.] [Cf. {Surpass}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To go over or beyond; to cross; as, to overpass a river; to overpass limits. [1913 Webster]

2. To pass above; -- of roadways and other paths; as, the highway overpasses the railroad tracks. [PJC]

3. To pass over; to omit; to overlook; to disregard. [1913 Webster]

All the beauties of the East He slightly viewed and slightly overpassed. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

4. To surpass; to excel. [R.] --R. Browning. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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