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And soon, too soon, we part with pain, To sail o'er silent seas again.
Thomas Moore

Meaning of "o'er" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF O'ER

o'er  [ɔː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF O'ER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
O'er can act as an adverb and a preposition.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

The preposition is an invariable grammatical category, that has no meaning itself and which serves to link or relate terms.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE O'ER

o.n.o.
o.p.
o.s.
Brien
Casey
clock
Connell
Connor
Flaherty
Higgins
Keeffe
Neill
Toole
o/c
O/S
oaf
oafish
oafishly

WORDS THAT END LIKE O'ER

br´er
e´er
howe´er
ne´er
whate´er
whatsoe´er
whene´er
whenso´er
where´er
wheresoe´er
whoe´er
whosoe´er

Synonyms and antonyms of o'er in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «o'er» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF O'ER

Find out the translation of o'er to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of o'er from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «o'er» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

光彩
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

o´er
570 millions of speakers

English

o´er
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

o´er
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

o´er
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

o´er
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

o´er
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কোনর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

o´er
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

O´Connor
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

o´er
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

のo´er
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

까지라도
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

O´Connor
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

o´er
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஓ ´
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओ´कॉनॉर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

O´Connor
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

o´er
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

o´er
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

o´er
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

incantatoare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

o´er
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

o´er
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

o´er
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

o´er
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of o'er

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «O'ER»

The term «o'er» is quite widely used and occupies the 51.335 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «O'ER» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «o'er» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «o'er» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about o'er

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5 QUOTES WITH «O'ER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word o'er.
1
Phoebe Cary
One sweetly solemn thought, comes to me o'er and o'er; I am nearer home today, than I ever have been before.
2
Thomas Hood
Lives of great men oft remind us as we o'er their pages turn, That we too may leave behind us - Letters that we ought to burn.
3
Letitia Elizabeth Landon
Ah, tell me not that memory sheds gladness o'er the past, what is recalled by faded flowers, save that they did not last?
4
Thomas Moore
And soon, too soon, we part with pain, To sail o'er silent seas again.
5
Edmund Waller
The seas are quiet when the winds give o'er; So calm are we when passions are no more!

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «O'ER»

Discover the use of o'er in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to o'er and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Blue Bonnets O'Er the Border: The 79th New York Cameron ...
An American army regiment marching to battle -- dressed in Scottish kilts, composed largely of Highland veterans of the Crimean War and commanded by men ranging from the brother of the Secretary of War to the former governor of Washington ...
W. Mark McKnight, 1998
2
O'Er Crag and Torrent with Rod and Gun - Shooting and Fishing
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition.
W. Stanhope-Lovell, 2008
3
Gambling in the nineteenth-century English novel: "a leprosy ...
This book explores the theme of gambling in a wide range of nineteenth-century English novels. It examines the representation of gambling in the novels themselves and the role that gambling played in the lives of the individual novelists.
Michael Flavin, 2003
4
The World of Waters; Or, A Peaceful Progress O'er the ...
Take, my soul, thy full salvation ; Rise o'er sin, and fear, and care ; Joy to find in every station Something still to do or bear 1 Think what Spirit dwells within thee ; What a Father's smile is thine ; What thy Saviour did to win thee, — Child of ...
Fanny Osborne, 1852
5
An index to the remarkable passages and words made use of by ...
Her heart is but o'er-charg'd ; we will recover Winter's Talc, Ver-eaten. The bits, and greasy reliques of her o'er-eaten faith Troi. and Creff.l O'er-grown. Yourself, soout of thought, and thereto so o'er-grown, cannot be question'dj Cymbeline.
Samuel Ayscough, 1790
6
The Boston glee book,: consisting of an extensive collection ...
consisting of an extensive collection of glees, madrigals, and rounds; selected from the works of the most admired composers. Together with many new pieces from the German, arranged expressly for this work. F&r&^Z J3=a=£ persing, O'er  ...
‎1839
7
Soil survey of ...
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United States. Bureau of Soils, United States. Bureau of Plant Industry, United States. Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering, 2000
8
The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;
When piercing sudden through the dreadful roar The veiling shrieks of thousands strike the shore : Presaging horrour through the monarch's breast Crept cold ; and gloomy o'er the distant east Through Gata's hills the whirling tempest sigh'd >  ...
Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson, 1810
9
The universal Songster, or, museum of mirth: forming the ...
Says he, she's a fool, &c. .o;o¢0oa~o DIANA LEADS FORWARD, O'ER MOUNTAIN AND PLAIN. H.\RK,hhark to the sound of the sweet winding om, It invites to the chase, and awakens the morn, Hark, hark, &c. Diana leads forward, o'er ...
George Cruikshank, Robert Cruikshank, 1826
10
Atlas of World Cultures
... Caduveo 04312 o S23a Mapuche 10126 B S24a Tehuelche 27100 Gb S24b Ona 16300 O S25a Yahgan 12700 St S25b Alacaluf 12700 O 14 16 19 20 22 24 25 27 28 N Pu C P o o Cm I Er N uPu C M o o C I Er M UP C L o o O Er N P C L ...
George Peter Murdock, 1981

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «O'ER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term o'er is used in the context of the following news items.
1
MOVIE REVIEW: 'Pixels' may appeal to gamers but brings mindless …
He's proven he can act (“Punch-Drunk Love,” “Reign O'er Me,” “Men, Women and Children”) but realizes those are prestige projects that yield ... «Gwinnettdailypost.com, Jul 15»
2
Bettye LaVette at Helsinki Hudson
... in 2008 she brought the house down at the Kennedy Center Honors show with a simply stunning version of the Who's "Love Reign O'er Me. «Albany Times Union, Jul 15»
3
The Week in Radio: I, for one, welcome the seagull overloards
Before we woke up to the full extent of the avian apocalypse brewing o'er our heads. “A big conversation needs to happen,” David Cameron ... «Herald, Jul 15»
4
Camp of Approval
I want to lace up my boots early in the morning and lead my little camping family up ridges and down valleys and across rivers o'er yonder. «Volume One, Jul 15»
5
Hamlet compressed: Deering Oaks production reimagines set design
... Dane's own head, what with a dead dad (Christopher Price) and the o'er-hasty marriage of a mom (Karen Ball) and uncle (James Hoban). «Portland Phoenix, Jul 15»
6
Star-spangled singers needed for national anthem auditions
The national anthem must be memorized (remember, it's “O'er the ramparts we watched”). Don't worry, you won't have to sing the full anthem, ... «GCU Today, Jul 15»
7
THE RAMAYANA
so the pious Sits, prayed, “Exiled by his father's mandate, Rama seeks the forest shade, Ganga! o'er the three worlds rolling, bride and empress ... «The Indian Panorama, Jul 15»
8
Yon Ethraim Fearshaker Releases A ROSE GROWS O'ER MY CHEST
In "A Rose Grows O'er My Chest" (published by Xlibris) the author has achieved his dream and has created a collection of his favorite stories. «Broadway World, Jul 15»
9
St Ronan's Games Week hits another high note
... stirring pipe sets, including Green Hills of Tyrol and The Battle's o'er, Crags of Tumbledown Mountain, Lord Lovat's Lament and Sruleen Park. «Peeblesshire News, Jul 15»
10
The last nail in Christian world's coffin
Hearing no such thing I conclude that, in the words of the old hymn, “The strife is o'er/ The battle done.” (Hunter is Professor Emeritus in the ... «The Catholic Register, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. O'er [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/oer>. Nov 2019 ».
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