Definitions for overseasˌoʊ vərˈsiz; ˈoʊ vərˈsiz; ˌoʊ vərˈsi; ˈoʊ vərˈsi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•ver•seasˌoʊ vərˈsiz; ˈoʊ vərˈsiz; ˌoʊ vərˈsi; ˈoʊ vərˈsi(adv.; adj.)

also o•ver•sea

  1. over, across, or beyond the sea; abroad.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  2. (adj.)of or pertaining to passage over the sea.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  3. of, from, or located in places across the sea; foreign.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of overseas:

bef. 1150

Princeton's WordNet

  1. abroad, overseas(adj)

    in a foreign country

    "markets abroad"; "overseas markets"

  2. oversea, overseas(adverb)

    being or passing over or across the sea

    "some overseas trade in grain arose"

  3. oversea, overseas(adverb)

    beyond or across the sea

    "He lived overseas for many years"

  4. overseas, abroad(adverb)

    in a place across an ocean

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. overseas(adjective)ˌoʊ vərˈsiz; adj. ˈoʊ vərˈsiz

    from, to, or in another country, separated from your country by an ocean

    overseas students/travel; the company's overseas operations

  2. overseas(adverb)ˌoʊ vərˈsiz; adj. ˈoʊ vərˈsiz

    to or in another country, separated from your country by an ocean

    young people traveling overseas

Wiktionary

  1. overseas(Adverb)

    Abroad.

    Overseas branches of the company are doing well.

  2. overseas(Adverb)

    Across a sea.

    Her overseas trip went well.

  3. overseas(Adjective)

    Abroad.

    Overseas branches of the company are doing well.

  4. overseas(Adjective)

    Living (being resident) in a foreign country.

    Overseas Chinese communities exist in North and South America.

  5. overseas(Adjective)

    Across a sea.

    Her overseas trip went well.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'overseas' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3613

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'overseas' in Adverbs Frequency: #399

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'overseas' in Adjectives Frequency: #486


Translations for overseas

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

overseas(adjective)

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He went overseas; overseas trade.

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