What does overall mean?

Definitions for overall
ˈoʊ vərˈɔl; ˈoʊ vərˌɔlover·all

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overallnoun

    (usually plural) work clothing consisting of denim trousers (usually with a bib and shoulder straps)

  2. overall, boilersuit, boilers suitadjective

    a loose protective coverall or smock worn over ordinary clothing for dirty work

  3. overalladjective

    involving only main features

    "the overall pattern of his life"

  4. overalladjective

    including everything

    "the overall cost"

Wiktionary

  1. overallnoun

    A garment worn over other clothing to protect it; a coverall or boiler suit. A garment, for manual labor or for casual wear, often made of a single piece of fabric, with long legs and a bib upper, supported from the shoulders with straps, and having several large pockets and loops for carrying tools.

  2. overallnoun

    A garment, worn for manual labor, with an integral covering extending to the chest, supported by straps.

  3. overalladverb

    Generally; with everything considered.

  4. overalladjective

    All-encompassing.

Freebase

  1. Overall

    An overall, over all, bib-and-brace overalls, or dungarees, is a type of garment which is usually used as protective clothing when working. Some people call an overall a "pair of overalls" by analogy with "pair of trousers".

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Overall

    A single citation covering several articles of various degrees of specificity or a single citation covering papers or abstracts presented at a meeting. A subject overall refers to a series of articles on a single subject; a congress overall refers to papers presented at a formal local, regional, national, or international gathering; a society overall refers to papers presented at an annual, semi-annual, monthly, weekly, or other meeting of a society, academy, institute, hospital, etc. The publication type may be used for a single citation with or without the additional indexing or cataloging of individual papers. The individual papers, however, are not labeled OVERALL.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'overall' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1712

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'overall' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2524

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'overall' in Adverbs Frequency: #382

  4. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'overall' in Adjectives Frequency: #219

Anagrams for overall »

  1. all over

  2. all-over

  3. allover

  4. valerol

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overall in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overall in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of overall in a Sentence

  1. Maggie Moon:

    Water warms you up another way as well. It helps power your metabolism, and a sluggish metabolism translates into less overall body heat. Aim for the requisite eight glasses a day at a minimum, recommended Maggie Moon, but always drink more before and after workouts. RELATED : 12 Reasons Dehydration Is Bad for Your Body You don't consume enough vitamin B12 This nutrient found only in animal products plays big role in preventing big chills. The body needs vitamin B12 to make red blood cells, which carry oxygen through your system.

  2. Justin Trudeau:

    We work productively overall, but at the same time the responsibility of the prime minister of Canada is to stand up for Canadian interests.

  3. William Jackson at Capital Economics:

    On the economic side this will again raise concerns about the tourism sector which is struggling, partly due to security concerns and partly because of Russia, but the market impact overall is not that significant as there is a general improvement in investor sentiment and some of the Brexit turmoil seems to be fading a bit.

  4. David Bennett:

    There were a few stones that were disappointing but overall the sale was a huge success.

  5. Murat Toprak:

    Overall EM remains quite fragile - it is very difficult to draw conclusions on the swing that we had at the end of last week which was driven partly by the ECB's very dovish stance.

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    • A. ravening
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    • C. ultimo
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