Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To form an arch over.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To cover with or as with an arch.
  • To form into an arch above.
  • To hang over like an arch.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • verb To make or place an arch over; to hang over like an arch.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To form an arch over something.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb be central or dominant
  • verb form an arch over

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Examples

  • Old chestnut trees overarch it from the terraces, and its floor, thick with their dried, toasty leaves, is littered with the hedgehog shells of chestnuts.

    Wildwood

  • Old chestnut trees overarch it from the terraces, and its floor, thick with their dried, toasty leaves, is littered with the hedgehog shells of chestnuts.

    Wildwood

  • It points to truths that overarch all our narrow perspectives.

    Fr. Dwight Longenecker: Ordaining Relativism

  • It points to truths that overarch all our narrow perspectives.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • To overarch a territory filled with warring religious wackos who have for

    The New Big Lie

  • Therefore, it must be the union of the past state with some supposition or set of suppositions that overarch both the past and the present.

    A Pictorial Doubt about a Form of Determinism

  • Therefore, it must be the union of the past state with some supposition or set of suppositions that overarch both the past and the present.

    Archive 2005-03-01

  • Dollington, which was the old London road from Gylingden, was pacing backward and forward under the towering files of beech that overarch it at that point.

    Wylder's Hand

  • Indeed, the underlying philosophy of executive partner programs is that top-manager/key-account relationships should be very long term and overarch any particular job responsibility.

    KEY ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT AND PLANNING

  • Indeed, the underlying philosophy of executive partner programs is that top-manager/key-account relationships should be very long term and overarch any particular job responsibility.

    KEY ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT AND PLANNING

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