Overplus O"ver*plus, n. [Over + L. plus more. See {Plus}, and cf. {Surplus}.] That which remains after a supply, or beyond a quantity proposed; surplus. --Shak. [1913 Webster] ``The overplus of a great fortune.'' --Addison. [1913 Webster]

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  • overplus — over·plus / ō vər ˌpləs/ n: surplus Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. overplus …   Law dictionary

  • overplus — *excess, superfluity, surplus, surplusage …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • overplus — [ō′vər plus΄] n. [ME overe plus, partial transl. of OFr surplus,SURPLUS] 1. an amount left over; surplus ☆ 2. too great an amount; excess …   English World dictionary

  • overplus — /oh veuhr plus /, n. an excess over a particular amount; surplus: After the harvest the overplus was distributed among the tenantry. [1350 1400; ME; partial trans. of OF surplus SURPLUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • overplus — noun Etymology: Middle English, part translation of Middle French surplus Date: 14th century surplus …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • overplus — Synonyms and related words: balance, bonus, dividend, excess, extra, gratuity, lagniappe, leftover, margin, overabundance, overage, overflow, overkill, overmeasure, overmuch, overrun, overset, overstock, oversupply, plethora, plus, pourboire,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • overplus — n. surplus; excess …   English contemporary dictionary

  • overplus — noun dated a surplus. Origin ME: partial translation of Fr. surplus or med. L. superplus …   English new terms dictionary

  • overplus — n. Excess, surplus, surplusage, residue …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • overplus — n excess, nimiety, superfluity, redundancy, supererogation; surplus, surplusage, superflux, overflow, overload; overabundance, superabundance, profusion, plethora, oversupply; repletion, surfeit, glut, oversufficiency, more than enough, enough… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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