[oh-ver-win-ter] /ˌoʊ vərˈwɪn tər/
verb (used without object)
to pass, spend, or survive the winter:
to overwinter on the Riviera.
(intransitive) to spend winter (in or at a particular place)
(transitive) to keep (animals or plants) alive through the winter
(intransitive) (of an animal or plant) to remain alive throughout the winter
Old English oferwintran; see over- + winter (v.). Related: Overwintered; overwintering.
overwintering o·ver·win·ter·ing (ō’vər-wĭn’tər-ĭng)
The persistence of an infectious agent in its vector for an extended period, as in the cooler winter months, during which the vector has no opportunity to be reinfected or to infect another host.
[oh-ver-wahyuh r] /ˈoʊ vərˌwaɪər/ noun 1. a spiral-bound book in which the spiral is covered by the spine.
[oh-ver-wahyz] /ˈoʊ vərˈwaɪz/ adjective 1. excessively or unusually : overwise for a child of her age.
[oh-ver-with-hohld, -with-] /ˌoʊ vər wɪθˈhoʊld, -wɪð-/ verb (used with object), overwithheld, overwithholding. 1. to too much. 2. to deduct (an amount in tax) in excess of the tax to be paid. verb (used without object), overwithheld, overwithholding. 3. to oneself excessively. 4. to deduct too much .
[oh-ver-wurd] /ˈoʊ vərˌwɜrd/ noun 1. a word that is repeated, as a refrain in a song. /ˈəʊvəˌwɜːd/ noun 1. a repeated word or phrase