[noun oh-ver-muh n for 1, oh-ver-man for 2; verb oh-ver-man] /noun ˈoʊ vər mən for 1, ˈoʊ vərˌmæn for 2; verb ˌoʊ vərˈmæn/
noun, plural overmen
[oh-ver-muh n for 1;oh-ver-men for 2] /ˈoʊ vər mən for 1;ˈoʊ vərˌmɛn for 2/ (Show IPA)
a foreman, supervisor, or overseer.
verb (used with object), overmanned, overmanning.
to oversupply with , especially for service:
Indiscriminate hiring had overmanned the factory.
verb (ˌəʊvəˈmæn) -mans, -manning, -manned
(transitive) to supply with an excessive number of men
noun (ˈəʊvəˌmæn) (pl) -men
a man who oversees others
the Nietzschean superman
[man-ij] /ˈmæn ɪdʒ/ verb (used with object), managed, managing. 1. to bring about or succeed in accomplishing, sometimes despite difficulty or hardship: She managed to see the governor. How does she manage it on such a small income? 2. to take charge or care of: to manage my investments. 3. to dominate or influence (a […]
[oh-ver-man-tl] /ˈoʊ vərˌmæn tl/ adjective 1. situated above a mantelpiece. noun 2. an ornament or panel situated above a mantelpiece. /ˈəʊvəˌmæntəl/ noun 1. an ornamental shelf over a mantelpiece, often with a mirror
[oh-ver-mas-ter, -mah-ster] /ˌoʊ vərˈmæs tər, -ˈmɑ stər/ verb (used with object) 1. to gain mastery over; conquer; overpower: The sudden impulse had quite overmastered me. /ˌəʊvəˈmɑːstə/ verb 1. (transitive) to overpower v. mid-14c., from over- + master (v.). Related: Overmastered; overmastering.
[oh-ver-mach] /ˌoʊ vərˈmætʃ/ verb (used with object) 1. to be more than a match for; surpass; defeat: an assignment that clearly overmatched his abilities; an able task force that overmatched the enemy fleet. 2. to match (a competitor) against another of superior strength, ability, or the like. verb (transitive) (ˌəʊvəˈmætʃ) 1. to be more than […]