Overgo definitions

(intransitive, now UK dialectal) To pass by, pass away; often, to go unnoticed. [from 9th c.]
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To go over, move over the top of, travel across the surface of; to traverse, travel through. [from 13th c.]
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(genetics) A sequence of overlapping oligonucleotides, used to design hybridization.
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(now rare) To cross, go over (a barrier etc.); to surmount. [from 8th c.]
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To spread across (something); to overrun. [from 10th c.]
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To go beyond; to exceed, surpass. [from 13th c.]
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To get the better of; to overcome, overpower. [from 13th c.]
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Origin of overgo

From Middle English overgon, from Old English ofergān (“to pass over, beyond, across, traverse, cross, transgress, overstep, overrun, overcome, overspread, conquer, come upon, overtake, seize, attack, pass off, pass away, end, overreach”), corresponding to over- +‎ go. Cognate with Dutch overgaan, German übergehen, Swedish övergå.