over+against

  • 1Over against — Over O ver, adv. 1. From one side to another; from side to side; across; crosswise; as, a board, or a tree, a foot over, i. e., a foot in diameter. [1913 Webster] 2. From one person or place to another regarded as on the opposite side of a space… …

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  • 2over against — ► over against 1) adjacent to. 2) in contrast with. Main Entry: ↑over …

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  • 3over against — index contra Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4over against — preposition : as opposed to : in contrast with the failure of Christianity over against Islam in successive ages British Book News * * * over against Opposite • • • Main Entry: ↑over * * * over against phrase …

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  • 5over against — used when you are comparing two things or ideas and emphasizing the difference I was impressed by Leonard s confidence and certainty over against his brother s weakness and hesitation …

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  • 6over against — 1》 adjacent to. 2》 in contrast with. → over …

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  • 7over against — preposition Date: 1517 as opposed to ; in contrast with …

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  • 8over against — Opposite, in front …

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  • 9over against — idi in contrast with …

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  • 10over against something — over against sth idiom in contrast with sth Main entry: ↑overidiom …

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  • 11over — ► PREPOSITION 1) extending upwards from or above. 2) above so as to cover or protect. 3) expressing movement or a route across. 4) beyond and falling or hanging from. 5) expressing duration. 6) at a higher level, layer, or intensity than. 7) …

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  • 12against — [ə genst′; ] also, esp. Cdn & Brit [, əgānst′] prep. [ME ayeynst, opposite to, facing < OE ongegn, ongean (see AGAIN), with adv. gen. es + unhistoric t] 1. a) in opposition to or competition with [a fight against evil] b) contrary to [against… …

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  • 13Over — O ver, adv. 1. From one side to another; from side to side; across; crosswise; as, a board, or a tree, a foot over, i. e., a foot in diameter. [1913 Webster] 2. From one person or place to another regarded as on the opposite side of a space or… …

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  • 14Over again — Over O ver, adv. 1. From one side to another; from side to side; across; crosswise; as, a board, or a tree, a foot over, i. e., a foot in diameter. [1913 Webster] 2. From one person or place to another regarded as on the opposite side of a space… …

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  • 15Over and above — Over O ver, adv. 1. From one side to another; from side to side; across; crosswise; as, a board, or a tree, a foot over, i. e., a foot in diameter. [1913 Webster] 2. From one person or place to another regarded as on the opposite side of a space… …

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  • 16Over and over — Over O ver, adv. 1. From one side to another; from side to side; across; crosswise; as, a board, or a tree, a foot over, i. e., a foot in diameter. [1913 Webster] 2. From one person or place to another regarded as on the opposite side of a space… …

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  • 17over — o|ver1 W1S1 [ˈəuvə US ˈouvər] prep ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(above)¦ 2¦(covering)¦ 3¦(across)¦ 4¦(on the other side)¦ 5¦(down from something )¦ 6¦(in many parts of something)¦ 7¦(no longer affected)¦ 8¦(more than)¦ 9¦(during)¦ 10 …

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  • 18over — o|ver1 W1S1 [ˈəuvə US ˈouvər] prep ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(above)¦ 2¦(covering)¦ 3¦(across)¦ 4¦(on the other side)¦ 5¦(down from something )¦ 6¦(in many parts of something)¦ 7¦(no longer affected)¦ 8¦(more than)¦ 9¦(during)¦ 10 …

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  • 19over — o|ver1 [ ouvər ] function word *** Over can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun or a pronoun): a bridge over the river Two men were fighting over her. (followed by a number or amount): It happened over a hundred… …

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  • 20against — /euh genst , euh gaynst /, prep. 1. in opposition to; contrary to; adverse or hostile to: twenty votes against ten; against reason. 2. in resistance to or defense from: protection against burglars. 3. in an opposite direction to: to ride against… …

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