(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
I don't think those comments were helpful to a broader picture of how we build progressive power in the House and what it looks like relative to overall Democratic power.
There's a lot of evidence that CPAP improves overall health and quality of life in both sexes with sleep apnea, also, because sleep apnea is less recognized in women, our hope is that this will provide further evidence that patients should be evaluated and treated for sleep apnea.
While growth is likely to stabilize in November, the overall downtrend will continue in months ahead.
There's just a greater level of scrutiny overall in terms of transactions in the private market.
Really, I think it takes legislation to make a big change like that in terms of overall population health, along with policy and nutrition education, in many developing countries, they're trying to Westernize their diets.
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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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