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o·ver·board

 (ō′vər-bôrd′)
adv.
Over or as if over the side of a boat or ship.
Idiom:
go overboard
To go to extremes, especially as a result of enthusiasm.
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overboard

(ˈəʊvəˌbɔːd)
adv
1. (Nautical Terms) from on board a vessel into the water
2. go overboard informal
a. to be extremely enthusiastic
b. to go to extremes
3. throw overboard to reject or abandon
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o•ver•board

(ˈoʊ vərˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd)

adv.
over the side of a ship or boat, esp. into or in the water.
Idioms:
go overboard, to go to extremes, as in speech, behavior, or dress.
[before 1000]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.overboard - to extremes; "he went overboard to please his in-laws"
2.overboard - from on board a vessel into the water; "they dropped their garbage overboard"
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overboard

adverb
go overboard go too far, go mad, go over the top He doesn't drink often, but when he does, he tends to go a bit overboard.
throw something or someone overboard give up, abandon, relinquish, surrender, renounce, waive, say goodbye to, forsake, cede, cast off, kiss (something) goodbye, lay aside They had thrown their neutrality overboard in the crisis.
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Translations
مِنَ السَّفينَه إلى البَحْر
hajóból ki
útbyrîis, fyrir borî
už borto
pār bortu
cez palubu
čez krov
gemiden aşağı

overboard

[ˈəʊvəbɔːd] ADV (Naut) → por la borda
to fall overboardcaer al agua or por la borda
man overboard!¡hombre al agua!
to go overboard let's not go overboardno hay que exagerar, no nos pasemos
she went overboard with the lace and sequinsse pasó con los encajes y las lentejuelas
to go overboard for sbvolverse loco por algn
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overboard

[ˈəʊvərbɔːrd] adv
to fall overboard (from boat)tomber par-dessus bord
(fig) (= too far) to go overboard → s'emballer
Don't go overboard and spend a fortune → Ne va pas t'emballer et dépenser une fortune.
to go overboard on things → s'emballer
to go overboard on sth [+ activity] → trop en faire sur qch
to go overboard on price (= ask too much) → trop exagérer sur le prix
to go overboard for sth → s'emballer pour qch
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

overboard

adv
(Naut) → über Bord; to fall overboardüber Bord gehen or fallen; man overboard!Mann über Bord!; to throw somebody/something overboardjdn/etw über Bord werfen; to throw something overboard (fig)etw verwerfen
(fig inf) to go overboardübers Ziel hinausschießen, zu weit gehen, es übertreiben; to go overboard for or about somebodyvon jdm ganz hingerissen sein, Feuer und Flamme für jdn sein (inf); there’s no need to go overboard (about it)übertreib es nicht, kein Grund zum Übertreiben
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overboard

[ˈəʊvəˌbɔːd] adv (Naut) → fuori bordo
to fall overboard → cadere in mare
man overboard! → uomo in mare!
to go overboard for sth (fig) → impazzire per qc
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

overboard

(ˈəuvəboːd) adverb
over the side of a ship or boat into the water. He jumped overboard.
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References in classic literature ?
He added that he did not pretend to say what he might or might not have done to Compeyson, but, that in the moment of his laying his hand on his cloak to identify him, that villain had staggered up and staggered back, and they had both gone overboard together; when the sudden wrenching of him (Magwitch) out of our boat, and the endeavour of his captor to keep him in it, had capsized us.
Then, more sanely, he concluded himself gone overboard. All the time he was being tossed, flung, and rolled in great volumes of water, he kept on repeating mentally, with the utmost precipitation, the words: "My God!
The funnel had gone overboard in one of the heavy rolls; two of their three boats had disap peared, washed away in bad weather, and the davits swung to and fro, unsecured, with chafed rope's ends waggling to the roll.
"What the deuce do you mean by it, Smallways?" said Kurt, "jumping out of that locker when I was certain you had gone overboard with the rest of them?
Arabian Sea : The US Navy has ended search and rescue efforts for a sailor believed to have gone overboard in the Arabian Sea, the US Fifth Fleet announced on Thursday.
Searches were yesterday continuing for Arron Hough, from Sunderland, who is feared to have gone overboard on Christmas Day.
He said: "We haven't gone overboard about last week's result, just like we didn't go overboard after losing our first three games.