I.over 1 [ ˈəʊvə, Brit ˈoʊvər] Am PREP
Over is used after many verbs in English ( change over, fall over, lean over etc.). For translations, consult the appropriate verb entry ( change, fall, lean etc.).
over is often used with another preposition in English ( to, in, on) without altering the meaning. In this case over is usually not translated in French: to be over in France = être en France; to swim over to = nager vers qn. sb
over is often used with nouns in English when talking about superiority ( control over, priority over etc.) or when giving the cause of something ( delays over, trouble over etc.). For translations, consult the appropriate noun entry ( control, priority, delay, trouble etc.).
over is often used as a prefix in verb combinations ( overeat), adjective combinations ( overconfident) and noun combinations ( overcoat). These combinations are treated as headwords in the dictionary. For particular usages see the entry below. 1. over (across the top of): 2. over (from or on the other side of): 3. over (above but not touching): 4. over (covering, surrounding): 5. over (physically higher than): 7. over (in rank, position): 8. over (in the course of): 9. over (recovered from): 11. over (everywhere in): III.over 1 [ ˈəʊvə, Brit ˈoʊvər] Am ADJ ADV 1. over (use with verbs not covered in NOTE): 5. over (to one's house, country): 7. over (showing repetition): 8. over Brit (excessively): I.trouble [ ˈtrʌb(ə)l, Brit ˈtrəb(ə)l] Am Troubles SUBST 2. trouble (difficulties): 3. trouble (effort, inconvenience): III.trouble [ ˈtrʌb(ə)l, Brit ˈtrəb(ə)l] Am Troubles VERBO trans 1. trouble (bother) person: 3. trouble (harass) person: 4. trouble (cause discomfort) tooth, cough, leg: 5. trouble (agitate) liter breeze, wake: IV.to trouble onself VERBO refl V.trouble [ ˈtrʌb(ə)l, Brit ˈtrəb(ə)l] Am Troubles priority [ prʌɪˈɒrɪti, Brit praɪˈɔrədi] Am SUBST 1. priority C (main concern): 2. priority U (prominence): I.leave over VERBO [ liːv -, Brit liv -] Am (leave [ sth] over) 1. leave over (cause to remain): 2. leave over (postpone): I.lean [ liːn, Brit lin] Am SUBST (meat) II.lean [ liːn, Brit lin] Am ADJ III.lean < , prét leaned part passé leant> or [ liːn, Brit lin] Am VERBO trans IV.lean < , prét leaned part passé leant> or [ liːn, Brit lin] Am VERBO intr V.lean [ liːn, Brit lin] Am fall away VERBO [ fɔːl -, Brit fɔl -] Am 1. fall away paint, plaster: 3. fall away demand, support, numbers: I.fall [ fɔːl, Brit fɔl] Am SUBST 6. fall (in pitch, intonation): III.fall < fell, prét fallen> part passé [ fɔːl, Brit fɔl] Am VERBO intr 3. fall (yield position): 7. fall (be incumbent on): 9. fall ground → fall away 11. fall Brit (get pregnant): IV.fall [ fɔːl, Brit fɔl] Am I.delay [ dɪˈleɪ, Brit dəˈleɪ] Am SUBST II.delay [ dɪˈleɪ, Brit dəˈleɪ] Am VERBO trans 1. delay (postpone, put off): III.delay [ dɪˈleɪ, Brit dəˈleɪ] Am VERBO intr I.control [ kənˈtrəʊl, Brit kənˈtroʊl] Am SUBST 1. control U (domination): 2. control U (restraint): 3. control U (physical mastery): 6. control (in experiment): II.control < controlling; part prés , prét controlled> part passé [ kənˈtrəʊl, Brit kənˈtroʊl] Am VERBO trans 2. control (discipline): control person, animal, crowd, urge, bodily function, temper, voice, pain, inflation, unemployment, riot, fire, pests 6. control (in an experiment): III.to control oneself VERBO refl control refl <
: controlling; part prés , prét controlled> part passé I.change [ tʃeɪn(d)ʒ, Brit tʃeɪndʒ] Am SUBST 2. change (substitution, replacement): 3. change (fresh, different experience): 6. change (in bell-ringing): II.change [ tʃeɪn(d)ʒ, Brit tʃeɪndʒ] Am VERBO trans 2. change (exchange for : sth different) 3. change (replace : sth dirty, old, broken) 4. change (exchange with : sb) 5. change (actively switch): change course, side, job, direction, transport, TV channel, hands, feet, doctor, dentist, agent, supplier 6. change (alter character): 7. change (replace nappy of):