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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British National Corpus

  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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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. Miles White:

    I think right now you should be anticipating the integration of St. Jude and the performance of the company overall going forward as a healthy growth company in the healthcare space.

  2. Atif Latif:

    The guidance, to increase and stabilise margins from a low base, will be tough but achievable, the margin recovery story is in its infancy and we see the opportunity for this to be the key driver... Overall we remain positive.

  3. Governor Bullock:

    My overall plan is it doesn't end until the early states have voted, so, I'm going to continue to do exactly what I have been doing hopefully I'll be on the October stage.

  4. Brendan Saloner:

    The reality of these findings shows that we aren't coming anywhere close to meeting their basic needs. Ultimately, it creates a dangerous situation for the inmates, prison staff, the communities that prisons are located in and in our overall effort to contain the crisis.

  5. Hakan Bjorkman:

    Hospitals have closed down because they have been overrun by Ebola patients and non-Ebola patients are too afraid to go to them for fear of catching the virus, hIV prevention activities in schools and awareness raising for the general population has been suspended due to the restriction of movement, the closure of all education institutions and the overall ban on public gathering.

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