(usually plural) work clothing consisting of denim trousers (usually with a bib and shoulder straps)
overall, boilersuit, boilers suit(adj)
a loose protective coverall or smock worn over ordinary clothing for dirty work
involving only main features
"the overall pattern of his life"
"the overall cost"
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.
A garment, worn for manual labor, with an integral covering extending to the chest, supported by straps.
Generally; with everything considered.
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
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.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'overall' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1712
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'overall' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2524
Rank popularity for the word 'overall' in Adverbs Frequency: #382
Rank popularity for the word 'overall' in Adjectives Frequency: #219
all over, all-over, allover, valerol
The numerical value of overall in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of overall in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of overall in a Sentence
When energy is up in a meaningful way it benefits the sector at the expense of others, and vice versa, overall we remain cautious on the outlook for Canadian equities as oil seems to be hitting a wall around the $60 mark, despite today's spike.
It was overall successful and led to productive agreements, we will have to wait and see, of course, what turn the events will take, all the more so as certain forces in America are trying to downplay and disavow the results of the Helsinki summit.
Before, the data suggested there may be no overall benefit of hydroxychloroquine, but this study shows increasing evidence that not only is there no benefit, there may likely be harm, there is increasing evidence that hydroxychloroquine should not be used in hospitalized patients.
People are covering back their short positions as sentiment has been too bearish earlier, but I wouldn't be very bullish as the overall economic picture remains bad.
Overall, we do like Donald Trump nationalist views and Donald Trump words about shutting down the border to illegal aliens. It’s not an endorsement because, like anybody, there’s things you disagree with, but Donald Trump kind of reflects what’s happening throughout the world. There seems to be a surge of nationalism worldwide as nationals reclaim their borders.
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Translations for overall
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- بصورة شاملةArabic
- Latzhose, Overall, insgesamtGerman
- overol, sobretodo, mono, bragaSpanish
- kokonaisvaltainen, kaiken kaikkiaan, haalarit, kaikenkattava, kokonainen, ylipäänsäFinnish
- salopette, combinaison, blouseFrench
- secara keseluruhanIndonesian
- macacão, em geral, abrangentePortuguese
- всеобщий, в целом, общий, полностью, полный, в общем и целом, всеобъемлющийRussian
- övergripande, overallSwedish
- tổng thểVietnamese
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