What does overseas mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word overseas.

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


  1. overseas(Adverb)


    Overseas branches of the company are doing well.

  2. overseas(Adverb)

    Across a sea.

    Her overseas trip went well.

  3. overseas(Adjective)


    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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overseas in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overseas in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Wolfgang Blass:

    parasitic and idiotic funding systems for overseas promotion mean that overproduced wine from Australian irrigated fruit will hit rock bottom, facing competition from South Africa

  2. Myuran Sukumaran:

    They are helping the Indonesian citizens overseas who are on death row and what is the difference between my son and these people overseas? i don't want my son murdered. Please help.

  3. Terry Gou:

    We will start overseas, those improper, high-cost joint ventures overseas, we will close them to reduce a lot of the operational cost, which will lead to lower (product) sales prices.

  4. Masato Naito:

    For overseas property and casualty insurance M&A, there is a team within our international business division and we have been increasing the number of staff, we also have a different team for overseas life insurance M&A.

  5. Martin Lau:

    (The) traditional way of advertising, investing money in order to attract users overseas, is coming to an end, the effectiveness is actually not as good, and to some extent in a lot of overseas markets, their mobile chat apps (are) already pretty dominant.

Images & Illustrations of overseas

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