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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.
References in classic literature ?
If the federal government should overpass the just bounds of its authority and make a tyrannical use of its powers, the people, whose creature it is, must appeal to the standard they have formed, and take such measures to redress the injury done to the Constitution as the exigency may suggest and prudence justify.
So that, O Sancho, in what we do we must not overpass the bounds which the Christian religion we profess has assigned to us.
Fairfax made jellies in the storeroom, I climbed the three staircases, raised the trap-door of the attic, and having reached the leads, looked out afar over sequestered field and hill, and along dim sky-line--that then I longed for a power of vision which might overpass that limit; which might reach the busy world, towns, regions full of life I had heard of but never seen--that then I desired more of practical experience than I possessed; more of intercourse with my kind, of acquaintance with variety of character, than was here within my reach.
You'll not be surprised, Ellen, at my feeling particularly cheerless, seated in worse than solitude on that inhospitable hearth, and remembering that four miles distant lay my delightful home, containing the only people I loved on earth; and there might as well be the Atlantic to part us, instead of those four miles: I could not overpass them
6) Damanhur Overpass: The overpass cost LE 151 million and is 1,290 kilometers long.
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The agency said that heavy traffic is also expected on the following bridges and overpasses: Civic Overpass, Jiangguo Overpass, Xinyi Expressway, Huandong Boulevard, Tiding Boulevard, First MacArthur Bridge, Second MacArthur Bridge, Dazhi Bridge, Yongfu Bridge, Minquan Bridge, Taipei Bridge, and Zhongxiao Bridge.
Gil Puyat Avenue overpass, the first of two footbridges under the city's tri-level pedestrianization program.
On March 31, a 300-foot section of a vehicle overpass in Kolkata, India, crashed down in a crowded neighbourhood, killing 27 people and injuring at least 85 others.
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Drivers of eight eastbound vehicles on the overpass where Randy Pap Beltline crosses Highway 99 North found themselves spinning and colliding early Friday morning because of black ice on the roadway that closed the road for more than a hour.
AN explosion on a highway overpass near a subway station in Istanbul wounded five people and was caused by a bomb, a local mayor has said.