Forming an arch (over something).
Dominating or overshadowing all other considerations.
That forms an overhead arch
all-embracing or overwhelming
The work attains narrative continuity, variety in its stories, and unity through the overarching idea of metamorphosis
The numerical value of overarching in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of overarching in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I think there's an overarching purpose in her life. She really wants to help in whatever way she can, she's very much a forward-looking woman.
There is this general, overarching question of why good people occasionally do bad things, we think part of the explanation for why people occasionally don't behave ethically is their failure to confront and realize there's a temptation.
While Admiral Neffenger is an impressive man, it is naive and dangerous to pretend installing one director can heal what ails TSA, the Department of Homeland Security needs to admit that it has a crisis of bureaucratic complacency - lacking an overarching vision and coherent measures of success and failure.
Some of the allegations, such as health related matters, are concerning and need to be addressed if true, the overarching takeaway though should be that step advances in innovation do not come easy and have been evidenced by success stories time and again – gradual change is one thing, step function changes are another.
Now that we're in this age of ISIS and so forth, Republicans have lost their ambivalence toward interventionism, it can be difficult for candidates to make news anyway during these summer months, and with Trump there, it makes matters worse. In some ways maybe it's unfair to judge him to see what happens in the fall. But that overarching problem is something he has yet to solve.
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