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, all-over, allover, valerol

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  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. Wil Trapps:

    There were some bright spots in the first half in particular, but overall we started to lose a little bit of structure and continuity as the game went on, in the final third we were just a little anemic at times with the speed of play and the quality of chances we were creating.

  2. David Friedman:

    That's on the list of things to do in terms of the overall transition of the embassy, my apartment in Jerusalem, I've been told, is not an eligible opportunity, so it won't be that, but it's something we're still working on.

  3. Harald Krueger:

    Overall four people have left the company, not all were working on the i project.

  4. Le Brun:

    There is scope for the dollar bulls to be disappointed this week (which) might be a driver for oil prices and the commodities complex overall.

  5. Tran Cong Dinh:

    So overall the annual paddy output will only be short by 700,000 tonnes.

Images & Illustrations of overall

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    out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance
    • A. inexpiable
    • B. usurious
    • C. pecuniary
    • D. flabby

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