What does overset mean?

Definitions for oversetˌoʊ vərˈsɛt; ˈoʊ vərˌsɛt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word overset.


  1. overset(Verb)

    To set over (something); to cover.

  2. overset(Verb)

    To overwhelm; to overthrow, defeat.

  3. overset(Verb)

    To physically disturb (someone); to make nauseous, upset.

  4. overset(Verb)

    To knock over, capsize, overturn.

  5. overset(Verb)

    To unbalance (a situation, state etc.); to confuse, to put into disarray.

  6. overset(Verb)

    to set (type or copy) in excess of what is needed; to set too much type for a given space.

  7. Origin: From oversetten, from ofersettan, corresponding to , from uber + satjanan. Compare overzetten, übersetzen.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Overset

    ō-vėr-set′, v.t. to set or turn over: to upset: to overthrow.—v.i. to turn or be turned over.

Anagrams for overset »

  1. revotes, vetoers


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overset in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overset in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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