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o·ver·all

 (ō′vər-ôl′)
adj.
1. From one end to the other: the overall length of the house.
2. Including everything; comprehensive: the overall costs of medical care.
3. Regarded as a whole; general: My overall impression was favorable.
adv. (ō′vər-ôl′)
On the whole; generally: enjoyed the performance overall.
n.
1. Chiefly British A loose-fitting protective outer garment; a smock.
2. overalls Loose-fitting pants, usually of strong fabric, with a bib front and shoulder straps, often worn over regular clothing as protection from dirt.

overall

adj (prenominal)
1. from one end to the other
2. including or covering everything: the overall cost.
adv
in general; on the whole
n
(Clothing & Fashion) Brit a protective work garment usually worn over ordinary clothes

o•ver•all

(adv. ˈoʊ vərˈɔl; adj., n. ˈoʊ vərˌɔl)

adv., adj.
1. from one end or limit to the other.
2. covering or including everything.
n.
3. overalls, (used with a pl. v.)
a. loose, sturdy trousers, usu. having a bib with attached shoulder straps, orig. worn over other trousers to protect them while working.
b. long waterproof leggings.
4. Brit. a smock or loose-fitting housedress.
[before 1000; Middle English overal (adv.), Old English ofer eal]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.overall - (usually plural) work clothing consisting of denim trousers (usually with a bib and shoulder straps)overall - (usually plural) work clothing consisting of denim trousers (usually with a bib and shoulder straps)
work-clothes, work-clothing - clothing worn for doing manual labor
2.overall - a loose protective coverall or smock worn over ordinary clothing for dirty work
coverall - a loose-fitting protective garment that is worn over other clothing
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Adj.1.overall - involving only main features; "the overall pattern of his life"
general - applying to all or most members of a category or group; "the general public"; "general assistance"; "a general rule"; "in general terms"; "comprehensible to the general reader"
2.overall - including everything; "the overall cost"
gross - before any deductions; "gross income"

overall

adjective
adverb
1. in general, generally, mostly, all things considered, on average, in (the) large, on the whole, predominantly, in the main, in the long term, by and large, all in all, on balance, generally speaking, taking everything into consideration Overall, I was disappointed with the result.

overall

adjective
Translations
الشّامِل، الكامِلثِياب العَمَل فَوْق الثِّياب العادِيَّهعُمُوماًكُلّي، شامِل
vcelku
genereltkittel
kaiken kaikkiaan
Sve u svemu
össz-
heildar-í heild sinnivinnusloppur; samfestingur
全体的に
전반적으로
darbinis chalatasspecdrabužiai
kopējs, vispārējskopumā, visumāvirsvalks
pracovný plášť
celotendelovna obleka
totalt sett
โดยรวมๆ
toàn bộ

overall

1
A. [ˈəʊvərɔːl] ADJ [study, view] → de conjunto, global; [width, length, cost] → total
overall dimensions (Aut) → dimensiones fpl exteriores
what was your overall impression?¿cuál fue tu impresión general?
B. [ˌəʊvərˈɔːl] ADVen conjunto, en su totalidad
overall, we are well pleaseden términos generales estamos muy contentos

overall

2 [ˈəʊvərɔːl] N
1. (esp Brit) (= protective overcoat) → guardapolvo m, bata f
2. overalls (Brit) (= boiler suit) → mono msing (Sp), overol msing (LAm) (US) (= dungarees) → peto msing (Sp), overol msing (LAm), mameluco m (S. Cone)

overall

[ˌəʊvərˈɔːl]
adj
[cost, length, rise, amount] → total(e)
[impression] → d'ensemble
[ˈəʊvərɔːl] n
(British)blouse f
[ˌəʊvərˈɔːl] adv
(= taken all together) → dans l'ensemble
My results were quite good overall → Mes résultats étaient assez bons dans l'ensemble.
Overall I was disappointed → Dans l'ensemble, j'ai été déçu.
(= in total) → en tout
What will it cost overall? → Combien ça coûtera en tout? overalls
[ˈəʊvərɔːlz] nplbleu m de travailoverall majority nmajorité absolueover-anxious overanxious [ˌəʊvərˈæŋkʃəs] adjtrop anxieux/euse

overall

1
adj
gesamt, Gesamt-; overall width/lengthGesamtbreite f/-länge f; overall dimensions (Aut) → Außenmaße pl; overall directionGesamtleitung f; overall majorityabsolute Mehrheit; overall winnerGesamtsieger(in) m(f); he is the overall leader (Sport) → er führt in der Gesamtwertung; Labour gained overall controlLabour erlangte die vollständige Kontrolle
(= general)allgemein; there’s been an overall improvement recently in his work/healthsein Gesundheitszustand hat sich/seine Leistungen haben sich in letzter Zeit allgemein verbessert; the overall effect of this was to …dies hatte das Endergebnis, dass …
adv
insgesamt; what does it measure overall?wie sind die Gesamtmaße?; he came second overall (Sport) → er belegte in der Gesamtwertung den zweiten Platz
(= in general, on the whole)im Großen und Ganzen

overall

2
n (Brit) → Kittel m; (for women also) → Kittelschürze f; (for children) → Kittelchen nt

overall

[ˌəʊvərˈɔːl]
1. adj (improvement) → generale; (width, length) → totale
overall dimensions (Aut) → ingombro
overall placings (Sport) → classifica generale
3. n (Brit) → camice m

overall

(ˈəuvəroːl) noun
a garment worn over ordinary clothes to protect them from dirt etc. She wears an overall when cleaning the house.
adjective
complete, including everything. What is the overall cost of the scheme?
(ouvərˈoːl) adverb
(also over all) complete, including everything. What will the scheme cost overall?
ˈoveralls noun plural
a type of trousers or suit made of hard-wearing materials worn usually over ordinary clothes by workmen etc to protect them from dirt etc. The painter put on his overalls before starting work; I'll need a clean pair of overalls tomorrow.

overall

عُمُوماً vcelku generelt insgesamt γενικά general kaiken kaikkiaan globalement Sve u svemu complessivamente 全体的に 전반적으로 in totaal samlet ogólnie globalmente в целом totalt sett โดยรวมๆ genelde toàn bộ 总的来说
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He hung his bow over his shoulder, and as an overall he wore the skin of a grey wolf, while on his head he set a cap of ferret skin.
yelled Dan, who knew that one of the Carrie's crew had worked in an overall factory the winter before.
We were detained under suspicion by the hospital porter, until Cynthia appeared to vouch for us, looking very cool and sweet in her long white overall.
There was the flash of a red shirt vanishing in an adjacent doorway; the fading apparition of a pair of high boots and blue overalls in another; the abrupt withdrawal of a curly blond head from a sashless window over the way.
In the North a suit of overalls cost three dollars -- a day's wages; in the South it cost seventy- five -- which was two days' wages.
These soiled, once-blue overalls, these heavy, manure-spotted shoes, this greasy, shapeless straw hat, with its dozen matches showing their red heads over the band, the good soils and fertilizers of Kansas resting placidly in his ears and the lines of his neck--such a Romeo might not tempt his Juliet; he must spruce up.
At the corner of the Moroseyka, opposite a large house with closed shutters and bearing a bootmaker's signboard, stood a score of thin, worn-out, gloomy-faced bootmakers, wearing overalls and long tattered coats.
He wore a ragged and much soiled straw hat, a checked shirt without any collar and blue overalls tucked into the tops of his old cowhide boots.
Not being entirely bereft of prudence, he had discarded boots and stockings and borrowed Tommy Cotton's overalls.
His trousers were ordinary overalls, his coat was made from a blanket.
It was a pallid-eyed youth of eighteen in overalls who received Michael, receipted for him to the expressman, and carried his crate into a slope-floored concrete room that smelled offensively and chemically clean.
All I possessed were on me, and they were as follows: a pair of sea-boots that providentially leaked the water out as fast as it ran in, a pair of fifty-cent overalls, a forty-cent cotton shirt, and a sou'wester.