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overboard

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Adverb
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o=ver=board
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4 in 4 verses (in OT : 1 in 1 verses) (in NT : 3 in 3 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

overboardadv. 
     Over the side of a ship; hence, from on board of a ship, into the water; as, to fall overboard.  [1913 Webster]
To throw overboard, to discard; to abandon, as a dependent or friend. -- To go overboard, to go to an extreme; to overdo; as, he went overboard at the buffet and got an upset stomach.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

overboard, adv. from on a ship into the water (fall overboard).

Idiom
go overboard
1 be highly enthusiastic.
2 behave immoderately; go too far. throw overboard abandon, discard.

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