What does overpass mean?

Definitions for overpassˈoʊ vərˌpæs, -ˌpɑs; ˌoʊ vərˈpæs, -ˈpɑs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overpass, flyover(noun)

    bridge formed by the upper level of a crossing of two highways at different levels


  1. Overpass(v. t.)

    To pass above; -- of roadways and other paths; as, the highway overpasses the railroad tracks.

  2. overpass(n.)

    A road or other pathway which passes over another road, railroad, or other path; as, he stopped on the street under the railroad overpass.


  1. overpass(Noun)

    A section of a road or path that crosses over an obstacle, especially another road, railway, etc.

    The homeless man had built a little shelter, complete with cook-stove, beneath a concrete overpass.

  2. overpass(Verb)

    To pass above something, as when flying or moving on a higher road.

    Gillian watched the overpassing shoppers on the second floor of the mall, as she relaxed in the bench on the ground floor.

  3. overpass(Verb)

    To exceed, overstep, or transcend a limit, threshold, or goal.

  4. overpass(Verb)

    To disregard, skip, or miss something.

    "Don't overpass those cheeses; they're really quite excellent!" gushed Terry, pointing to the buffet table.


  1. Overpass

    An overpass is a bridge, road, railway or similar structure that crosses over another road or railway. An overpass and underpass together form a grade separation. Stack interchanges are made up of many overpasses.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Overpass

    ō-vėr-pas′, v.t. to pass over: to pass by without notice.—pa.p. Overpast′ (B.), that has already passed.

Anagrams for overpass »

  1. Passover, pass over

  2. Pass over

  3. Passover


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overpass in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overpass in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Donald Trump:

    Right now I’m driving up I-5 and I just passed an overpass with about 15 people who were holding Trump Pence signs and waving flags, along the whole way I only saw a few Hillary signs.

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