What is another word for o'er?

Pronunciation: [ˈɔː] (IPA)

The word "o'er" is a contracted form of "over". It is commonly used in poetry or old-fashioned language to mean "over" or "above". There are several synonyms for the word "o'er" which can be used depending on the context, e.g., above, atop, on top, beyond, more than, exceeding, surpassing, transcending, etc. These synonyms can be used in place of "o'er" to add variety to your writing and make it more interesting. It is always a good idea to know synonyms for commonly used words to avoid repetition and make your writing more diverse and engaging.

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What are the hypernyms for O'er?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for O'er

Too aged with hours o'er-passionate, Too deeply sung by throats That took no thought of weariness, Moving too madly toward the crest of things, Giving too freely of the fountaining sap, Crowding too gladly into grass and leaves, Breathing too blindly into flower and song!
"Open Water"
Arthur Stringer
Of life, the tumult all is o'er; No sounds to us from earth can soar, As heav'nward now our eyes we raise, And on the glorious stars we gaze.
"The Dead Lake and Other Tales"
Paul Heyse
Softly the waves of peace shall flow o'erwhelming every grief at last; And to our senses the bright glow Of endless love o'er all is cast.
"The Dead Lake and Other Tales"
Paul Heyse

Famous quotes with O'er

  • One sweetly solemn thought, comes to me o'er and o'er; I am nearer home today, than I ever have been before.
    Phoebe Cary
  • With devotion's visage and pious action we do sugar o'er the devil himself.
    Thomas Fuller
  • Lives of great men oft remind us as we o'er their pages turn, That we too may leave behind us - Letters that we ought to burn.
    Thomas Hood
  • Ah, tell me not that memory sheds gladness o'er the past, what is recalled by faded flowers, save that they did not last?
    Letitia Landon
  • And soon, too soon, we part with pain, To sail o'er silent seas again.
    Thomas Moore

Word of the Day

worldly wise
Synonyms:
on to, wised up, alive, apprehensive, brainy, bright, brilliant, canny, clever, cognizant.