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overset

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Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)
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o=ver=set

CIDE DICTIONARY

oversetv. t. 
  •  To turn or tip (anything) over from an upright, or a proper, position so that it lies upon its side or bottom upwards; to upset; as, to overset a chair, a coach, a ship, or a building.  Dryden.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To cause to fall, or to fail; to subvert; to overthrow; as, to overset a government or a plot.  Addison.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To fill too full.  Howell.  [1913 Webster]
oversetv. i. 
     To turn, or to be turned, over; to be upset.  Mortimer.  [1913 Webster]
oversetn. 
  •  An upsetting; overturn; overthrow; as, the overset of a carriage.  [1913 Webster]
  •  An excess; superfluity.  Bp. Burnel.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

overset, v.tr. (-setting; past and past part. -set)
1 overturn, upset.
2 Printing set up (type) in excess of the available space.

THESAURUS

overset

balance, be lost, bonus, capsizal, capsize, careen, culbute, culbuter, deck, dividend, extra, floor, founder, go down, gratuity, honeycomb, keel, keel over, knock over, lagniappe, leftover, margin, overage, overcome, overmaster, overmatch, overmeasure, overplus, overpower, overrun, overstock, oversupply, overthrow, overturn, pitchpole, plus, pourboire, remainder, revolution, sap, sap the foundations, scuttle, send flying, silence, sink, somersault, somerset, something extra, spare, spill, subversion, subvert, surmount, surplus, surplusage, throw down, throw over, tip, tip over, topple, topple over, topsy-turvify, topsy-turvy, trip, trip up, tumble, turn a somersault, turn over, turn topsy-turvy, turn turtle, turn upside down, turnover, undermine, unhorse, upend, upset, upset the boat, upturn, weaken

ROGET THESAURUS

overset

Success

VB succeed, be successful, gain one's end, gain one's ends, crown with success, gain a point, attain a point, carry a point, secure a point, win a point, win an object, get there, manage to, contrive to, accomplish, do wonders, work wonders, make a go of it, come off well, come off successful, come off with flying colors, make short work of, take by storm, carry by storm, bear away the bell, win one's wings, win one's spurs, win the battle, win the day, carry the day, gain the day, gain the prize, gain the palm, have the best of it, have it all one's own way, have the game in one's owns hands, have the ball at one's feet, have one on the hop, walk over the course, carry all before one, remain in possession of the field, score a success, speed, make progress, win one's way, make one's way, work one's way, find one's way, strive to some purpose, prosper, drive a roaring trade, make profit, reap the fruits, gather the fruits, reap the benefit of, reap the harvest, strike oil, gain a windfall, make one's fortune, get in the harvest, turn to good account, turn to account, triumph, be triumphant, gain a victory, obtain a victory, gain an advantage, chain victory to one's car, nail a coonskin to the wall, surmount a difficulty, overcome a difficulty, get over a difficulty, get over an obstacle, se tirer d'affaire, make head against, stem the torrent, stem the tide, stem the current, weather the storm, weather a point, turn a corner, keep one's head above water, tide over, master, get the better of, have the better of, gain the better of, gain the best of, gain the upper hand, gain the ascendancy, gain the whip hand, gain the start of, distance, surpass, defeat, conquer, vanquish, discomfit, euchre, overcome, overthrow, overpower, overmaster, overmatch, overset, override, overreach, outwit, outdo, outflank, outmaneuver, outgeneral, outvote, take the wind out of one's adversary's sails, beat, beat hollow, rout, lick, drub, floor, worst, put down, put to flight, put to the rout, put hors de combat, put out of court, silence, quell, nonsuit, checkmate, upset, confound, nonplus, stalemate, trump, baffle, circumvent, elude, trip up, trip up the heels of, drive into a corner, drive to the wall, run hard, put one's nose out of joint, settle, do for, break the neck of, break the back of, capsize, sink, shipwreck, drown, swamp, subdue, subjugate, reduce, make the enemy bite the dust, victimize, roll in the dust, trample under foot, put an extinguisher upon, answer, answer the purpose, avail, prevail, take effect, do, turn out well, work well, take, tell, bear fruit, hit it, hit the mark, hit the right nail on the head, nick it, turn up trumps, make a hit, find one's account in.

Depression

N depression, lowering, depression, dip, abasement, detrusion, reduction, overthrow, overset, overturn, upset, prostration, subversion, precipitation, bow, courtesy, curtsy, genuflexion, genuflection, kowtow, obeisance, salaam, depressed, at a low ebb, prostrate, detrusive, facinus quos inquinat aequat.

VB depress, lower, let down, take down, let down a peg, take down a peg, cast, let drop, let fall, sink, debase, bring low, abase, reduce, detrude, pitch, precipitate, overthrow, overturn, overset, upset, subvert, prostate, level, fell, cast down, take down, throw down, fling down, dash down, pull down, cut down, knock down, hew down, raze, raze to the ground, rase to the ground, trample in the dust, pull about one's ears, sit, sit down, couch, squat, crouch, stoop, bend, bow, courtesy, curtsy, bob, duck, dip, kneel, bend the knee, bow the knee, bend the head, bow the head, cower, recline.


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