[oh-ver-ahr-ching] /ˌoʊ vərˈɑr tʃɪŋ/
forming an arch above:
great trees with overarching branches.
encompassing or overshadowing everything:
The community’s overarching needs are more jobs and better housing.
[oh-ver-ahrch] /ˌoʊ vərˈɑrtʃ/
verb (used with object)
to span with or like an :
A new bridge overarches the river.
verb (used without object)
to form an over something:
a cerulean sky overarching in the early twilight.
overall; all-encompassing: an overarching concept
(transitive) to form an arch over
1720, from present participle of verb overarch (1660s), from over- + arch (v.).
[oh-ver-ahrm] /ˈoʊ vərˌɑrm/ adjective 1. thrown or performed by raising the above the shoulder: an overarm pitch; an overarm swimming stroke. /ˈəʊvərˌɑːm/ adjective 1. bowled, thrown, or performed with the arm raised above the shoulder adverb 2. with the arm raised above the shoulder
[uh-rouz] /əˈraʊz/ verb (used with object), aroused, arousing. 1. to stir to action or strong response; excite: to arouse a crowd; to arouse suspicion. 2. to stimulate sexually. 3. to awaken; wake up: The footsteps aroused the dog. verb (used without object), aroused, arousing. 4. to awake or become aroused: At dawn the farmers began […]
[uh-soom] /əˈsum/ verb (used with object), assumed, assuming. 1. to take for granted or without proof: to assume that everyone wants peace. Synonyms: suppose, presuppose; postulate, posit. 2. to take upon oneself; undertake: to assume an obligation. 3. to take over the duties or responsibilities of: to assume the office of treasurer. 4. to take […]
[oh-ver-eyt] /ˌoʊ vərˈeɪt/ verb 1. simple past tense of . [oh-ver-eet] /ˌoʊ vərˈit/ verb (used without object), overate, overeaten, overeating. 1. to too much: If you overeat, you’re bound to get fat. verb (used with object), overate, overeaten, overeating. 2. to more than is good for (oneself): The food was so tasty we overate ourselves. […]