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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Adverb


  •  Time beyond, or in excess of, a limit; esp., extra working time.  [1913 Webster]
  •  An extra period of time provided to play a game, beyond the end of the normal period allowed for the game, for the purpose of resolving a tie score; as, the team won in overtime.  [PJC]
sudden death overtime an overtime{2} in which the first team to score wins the game; -- contrasted with normal overtime{2}, which is a fixed period of time during which either team may score as often as they can.


overtime, n. & adv.
1 the time during which a person works at a job in addition to the regular hours.
2 payment for this.
3 US Sport = extra time.
--adv. in addition to regular hours.



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