oversew


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o·ver·sew

 (ō′vər-sō′, ō′vər-sō′)
tr.v. o·ver·sewed, o·ver·sewn (-sōn′) or o·ver·sewed, o·ver·sew·ing, o·ver·sews
To sew with overhand stitches.

oversew

(ˈəʊvəˌsəʊ; ˌəʊvəˈsəʊ)
vb, -sews, -sewing, -sewed or -sewn
(Knitting & Sewing) to sew (two edges) with close stitches that pass over them both

oversew


Past participle: oversewn
Gerund: oversewing

Imperative
oversew
oversew
Present
I oversew
you oversew
he/she/it oversews
we oversew
you oversew
they oversew
Preterite
I oversewed
you oversewed
he/she/it oversewed
we oversewed
you oversewed
they oversewed
Present Continuous
I am oversewing
you are oversewing
he/she/it is oversewing
we are oversewing
you are oversewing
they are oversewing
Present Perfect
I have oversewn
you have oversewn
he/she/it has oversewn
we have oversewn
you have oversewn
they have oversewn
Past Continuous
I was oversewing
you were oversewing
he/she/it was oversewing
we were oversewing
you were oversewing
they were oversewing
Past Perfect
I had oversewn
you had oversewn
he/she/it had oversewn
we had oversewn
you had oversewn
they had oversewn
Future
I will oversew
you will oversew
he/she/it will oversew
we will oversew
you will oversew
they will oversew
Future Perfect
I will have oversewn
you will have oversewn
he/she/it will have oversewn
we will have oversewn
you will have oversewn
they will have oversewn
Future Continuous
I will be oversewing
you will be oversewing
he/she/it will be oversewing
we will be oversewing
you will be oversewing
they will be oversewing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been oversewing
you have been oversewing
he/she/it has been oversewing
we have been oversewing
you have been oversewing
they have been oversewing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been oversewing
you will have been oversewing
he/she/it will have been oversewing
we will have been oversewing
you will have been oversewing
they will have been oversewing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been oversewing
you had been oversewing
he/she/it had been oversewing
we had been oversewing
you had been oversewing
they had been oversewing
Conditional
I would oversew
you would oversew
he/she/it would oversew
we would oversew
you would oversew
they would oversew
Past Conditional
I would have oversewn
you would have oversewn
he/she/it would have oversewn
we would have oversewn
you would have oversewn
they would have oversewn
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.oversew - sew (two edges) with close stitches that pass over them both
overcast - sew over the edge of with long slanting wide stitches
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The revenues generated from these fees will allow the FDA to increase their audit frequency of oversew CDMOs and will hopefully level the playing field for U.
Oversew the two ends of the ribbon together - this stops the fabric from fraying.
On the last corner, cut the fabric where it meets the material that's already fixed and oversew the seam.
You can just oversew the edges and you don't have to worry about it fraying.