overpass[ō′vər pas′; for v. ō′vər pas′]
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a bridge or other passageway over a road, railway, etc.
- to pass over, across, or through
- to surpass; outdo
- to overlook; ignore
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A passage, roadway, or bridge that crosses above another roadway or thoroughfare.transitive verb o·ver·passed or o·ver·past , o·ver·pass·ing, o·ver·pass·es
- To pass over or across; traverse.
- To go beyond; surpass.
- To go over (a limit or boundary); transgress.
- To overlook or disregard.