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o·ver·man

 (ō′vər-mən)
n.
1. A person having authority over others, especially an overseer or a shift supervisor.
2. (ō′vər-măn′) See superman.
tr.v. (ō′vər-măn′) o·ver·manned, o·ver·man·ning, o·ver·mans
To provide with more personnel than necessary.

[N., sense 2, translation of German Übermensch : über, over, higher + Mensch, man.]

overman

vb, -mans, -manning or -manned
(tr) to supply with an excessive number of men
n, pl -men
1. a man who oversees others
2. (Philosophy) the Nietzschean superman

o•ver•man

(ˈoʊ vər mən for 1, ˈoʊ vərˌmæn for 2 )

n., pl. -men (-mən for 1; -ˌmɛn for 2 )
1. a foreman, supervisor, or overseer.
[1200–1250]

overman


Past participle: overmanned
Gerund: overmanning

Imperative
overman
overman
Present
I overman
you overman
he/she/it overmans
we overman
you overman
they overman
Preterite
I overmanned
you overmanned
he/she/it overmanned
we overmanned
you overmanned
they overmanned
Present Continuous
I am overmanning
you are overmanning
he/she/it is overmanning
we are overmanning
you are overmanning
they are overmanning
Present Perfect
I have overmanned
you have overmanned
he/she/it has overmanned
we have overmanned
you have overmanned
they have overmanned
Past Continuous
I was overmanning
you were overmanning
he/she/it was overmanning
we were overmanning
you were overmanning
they were overmanning
Past Perfect
I had overmanned
you had overmanned
he/she/it had overmanned
we had overmanned
you had overmanned
they had overmanned
Future
I will overman
you will overman
he/she/it will overman
we will overman
you will overman
they will overman
Future Perfect
I will have overmanned
you will have overmanned
he/she/it will have overmanned
we will have overmanned
you will have overmanned
they will have overmanned
Future Continuous
I will be overmanning
you will be overmanning
he/she/it will be overmanning
we will be overmanning
you will be overmanning
they will be overmanning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overmanning
you have been overmanning
he/she/it has been overmanning
we have been overmanning
you have been overmanning
they have been overmanning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overmanning
you will have been overmanning
he/she/it will have been overmanning
we will have been overmanning
you will have been overmanning
they will have been overmanning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overmanning
you had been overmanning
he/she/it had been overmanning
we had been overmanning
you had been overmanning
they had been overmanning
Conditional
I would overman
you would overman
he/she/it would overman
we would overman
you would overman
they would overman
Past Conditional
I would have overmanned
you would have overmanned
he/she/it would have overmanned
we would have overmanned
you would have overmanned
they would have overmanned
Translations

overman

[ˌəʊvəˈmæn] VTproveer exceso de mano de obra a
an overmanned industryuna industria con exceso de mano de obra
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