from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A passage, roadway, or bridge that crosses above another roadway or thoroughfare.
  • transitive v. To pass over or across; traverse.
  • transitive v. To go beyond; surpass.
  • transitive v. To go over (a limit or boundary); transgress.
  • transitive v. To overlook or disregard.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A section of a road or path that crosses over an obstacle, especially another road, railway, etc.
  • v. To pass above something, as when flying or moving on a higher road.
  • v. To exceed, overstep, or transcend a limit, threshold, or goal.
  • v. To disregard, skip, or miss something.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A road or other pathway which passes over another road, railroad, or other path.
  • intransitive v. To pass over, away, or off.
  • transitive v. To go over or beyond; to cross
  • transitive v. To pass above; -- of roadways and other paths.
  • transitive v. To pass over; to omit; to overlook; to disregard.
  • transitive v. To surpass; to excel.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To pass over; cross.
  • To pass by; pass by without notice or regard; omit to notice or include; overlook.
  • To pass through; pass; spend.
  • To surpass.

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

  • n. bridge formed by the upper level of a crossing of two highways at different levels


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