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o·ver·pass

 (ō′vər-păs′)
n.
A passage, roadway, or bridge that crosses above another roadway or thoroughfare.
tr.v. (ō′vər-păs′) o·ver·passed or o·ver·past (-păst′), o·ver·pass·ing, o·ver·pass·es
1. To pass over or across; traverse.
2. To go beyond; surpass.
3. To go over (a limit or boundary); transgress.
4. To overlook or disregard.

overpass

n
(Civil Engineering) another name for flyover1
vb (tr) , -passes, -passing or -passed
1. to pass over, through, or across
2. to exceed
3. to get over
4. to ignore

o•ver•pass

(n. ˈoʊ vərˌpæs, -ˌpɑs; v. ˌoʊ vərˈpæs, -ˈpɑs)

n., v. -passed -past, -pass•ing. n.
1. a road, walkway, or bridge providing access over another route.
v.t.
2. to pass over; traverse.
3. to exceed; overstep; transgress.
4. to surpass.
5. to ignore; disregard.
v.i.
6. to pass over or by.
[1250–1300]

overpass


Past participle: overpassed/overpast
Gerund: overpassing

Imperative
overpass
overpass
Present
I overpass
you overpass
he/she/it overpasses
we overpass
you overpass
they overpass
Preterite
I overpassed/overpast
you overpassed/overpast
he/she/it overpassed/overpast
we overpassed/overpast
you overpassed/overpast
they overpassed/overpast
Present Continuous
I am overpassing
you are overpassing
he/she/it is overpassing
we are overpassing
you are overpassing
they are overpassing
Present Perfect
I have overpassed/overpast
you have overpassed/overpast
he/she/it has overpassed/overpast
we have overpassed/overpast
you have overpassed/overpast
they have overpassed/overpast
Past Continuous
I was overpassing
you were overpassing
he/she/it was overpassing
we were overpassing
you were overpassing
they were overpassing
Past Perfect
I had overpassed/overpast
you had overpassed/overpast
he/she/it had overpassed/overpast
we had overpassed/overpast
you had overpassed/overpast
they had overpassed/overpast
Future
I will overpass
you will overpass
he/she/it will overpass
we will overpass
you will overpass
they will overpass
Future Perfect
I will have overpassed/overpast
you will have overpassed/overpast
he/she/it will have overpassed/overpast
we will have overpassed/overpast
you will have overpassed/overpast
they will have overpassed/overpast
Future Continuous
I will be overpassing
you will be overpassing
he/she/it will be overpassing
we will be overpassing
you will be overpassing
they will be overpassing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overpassing
you have been overpassing
he/she/it has been overpassing
we have been overpassing
you have been overpassing
they have been overpassing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overpassing
you will have been overpassing
he/she/it will have been overpassing
we will have been overpassing
you will have been overpassing
they will have been overpassing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overpassing
you had been overpassing
he/she/it had been overpassing
we had been overpassing
you had been overpassing
they had been overpassing
Conditional
I would overpass
you would overpass
he/she/it would overpass
we would overpass
you would overpass
they would overpass
Past Conditional
I would have overpassed/overpast
you would have overpassed/overpast
he/she/it would have overpassed/overpast
we would have overpassed/overpast
you would have overpassed/overpast
they would have overpassed/overpast
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.overpass - bridge formed by the upper level of a crossing of two highways at different levels
bridge, span - a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
Translations
مَعْبَر قَوْسي للسَّيّارات
overføring
brú yfir veg/járnbrautarteina
viadukas
ceļa pārvadsgaisa tilts

overpass

[ˈəʊvəpɑːs] N (US) → paso m elevado or (LAm) a desnivel

overpass

[ˈəʊvərpɑːs] n (US)viaduc m, saut-de-mouton m

overpass

[ˈəʊvəˌpɑːs] n (Am) → cavalcavia m inv

overpass

(ˈəuvəpaːs) noun
a bridge-like part of a road etc which passes over another road, a railway etc.
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It takes me 40 minutes to go up the flyover ramp, slowly negotiate a roundabout -- jammed between a bus going to Gold Souq, a water delivery truck and someone who desperately wanted to get out of line and head off to Abu Dhabi.
Improving the Route 9 intersection at Crystal Pond Road to include a jug handle to eliminate U-turns at the intersection and a flyover ramp for left turns from Crystal Pond Road.
The car stopped 100 yards up the flyover ramp and it is alleged the driver got out and plunged 20ft from the barriers to the floor below.