overall definition

  • adjective:
    • from a single end to another: the general amount of your house.
    • Including every thing; comprehensive: the overall costs of health care bills.
    • Regarded as an entire; basic: My general impression was positive.
    • All-encompassing.
    • concerning just primary functions
    • including everything
  • adverb:
    • overall; typically: enjoyed the overall performance in general.
    • Typically; with every thing considered.
    • Everywhere.
  • noun:
    • Chiefly British A loose-fitting safety exterior garment; a smock.
    • Loose-fitting pants, generally of strong fabric, with a bib front side and shoulder straps, usually worn over regular garments as defense against dirt.
    • A garment used over various other clothes to safeguard it; a coverall or boiler match. A garment, for handbook work or even for casual use, usually made of one piece of material, with long feet and a bib upper, supported from shoulders with straps, and having several big pockets and loops for carrying resources.
    • A garment, worn for handbook labor, with an integral covering expanding toward chest, supported by straps.
    • every where.
    • An external covering; specifically, in plural, loose trousers of a light, powerful product, worn over other people by workmen to protect all of them from being soiled; additionally, when you look at the plural, waterproof leggings.
    • (usually plural) work garments comprising denim pants (usually with a bib and band)
    • a loose protective coverall or smock worn over ordinary garments for dirty work
  • preposition:
    • put over or upon various other bearings, and for that reason hinding them to some extent; -- said of a charge.
  • others:
    • All over; in all directions; every where; typically.
    • Beyond everything; preĆ«minently; specifically.
    • In measurements, expanding from extreme limit to another; including the entire degree.

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