What does overall mean?

Definitions for overall
ˈoʊ vərˈɔl; ˈoʊ vərˌɔlover·all

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overall(noun)

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

  2. overall, boilersuit, boilers suit(adj)

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

  3. overall(adj)

    involving only main features

    "the overall pattern of his life"

  4. overall(adj)

    including everything

    "the overall cost"

Wiktionary

  1. overall(Noun)

    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. overall(Noun)

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

  3. overall(Adverb)

    Generally; with everything considered.

  4. overall(Adjective)

    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.

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

How to pronounce overall?

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How to say overall in sign language?

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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. Scott Maidel:

    Overall people are hedging less.

  2. Tom Porcelli:

    It's another solid report overall.

  3. Markus Huber:

    Overall sentiment remains positive.

  4. Ian Nakamoto:

    Overall, this is just a normal hiccup.

  5. Rosalind Breslow:

    Overall, more older people are drinking.

Images & Illustrations of overall

  1. overalloveralloveralloveralloverall

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