overtime definition

  • noun:
    • Time beyond a proven limit, as:
    • performing hours in addition to those of a regular schedule.
    • Sports A period of playing time included after the termination of set time period limit.
    • Payment for additional work done outside of regular working hours.
    • The working time outside of a person's regular hours
    • An extra period of play whenever a contest has actually a tie score at the end of regulation.
    • The price of pay, usually greater, for work done away from or in inclusion to regular hours.
    • Time beyond, or in overabundance, a limit; esp., additional working time.
    • a supplementary time frame provided to try out a casino game, beyond the termination of the normal period allowed for game, for the intended purpose of solving a tie rating.
    • Time during which one works beyond the standard hours.
    • playing time beyond regulation, to break a tie
    • work carried out in addition to regular performing hours
  • adverb:
    • Beyond the set up time period limit, particularly that of the conventional morning: The paper staff worked overtime.
    • Exceeding regular working hours.
    • beyond the normal time
  • verb-transitive:
    • To meet or exceed the desired time for: overtime a photographic exposure.
  • others:
    • During more time: since, to focus overtime.
    • In photography, allowing a lot of time in publicity or any other treatment.

Related Sources

  • Sentence for "overtime"
  • Quotes for "overtime"
    • "Police departments no longer have to…"
    • View More
  • Synonym for "overtime"
  • Verb Forms for "overtime"
  • Phrases for "overtime"
  • Hypernym for "overtime"
  • Same Context for "overtime"
  • Urban Dictionary for "overtime"
    • This typically indicates intercourse after a…
    • View More
  • Sports Dictionary for "overtime"
    • All games tied after regulation time…
    • View More
236 votes

How would you define overtime?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!