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. [Obs.] --Chapman. [1913 Webster]

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


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  • overwent — overwentˈ transitive verb and intransitive verb pat of ↑overgo • • • Main Entry: ↑over …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

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