Overtime definitions

ō'vər-tīm'
Time beyond an established limit, as:
  • Working hours in addition to those of a regular schedule.
  • A period of playing time added after the expiration of the set time limit.
noun
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Of, for, or during a period of overtime.
adjective
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Time beyond the established limit.
noun
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An extra time period added to the game to decide a tie.
noun
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Beyond the established time limit, especially that of the normal working day.

The newspaper staff worked overtime.

adverb
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To allow too much time for (a photographic exposure, etc.)
verb
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Payment for additional work done outside of regular working hours.
noun
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To exceed the desired timing for.

Overtime a photographic exposure.

verb
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Overtime is time past the time agreed upon, or pay for work done past the time agreed upon.

An example of overtime is the ninth hour after an eight-hour work day.

An example of overtime is the 10th inning in a baseball game.

An example of overtime is the pay for time and one half for the ninth hour of an eight hour work day.

noun
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(uncountable) The working time outside of one's regular hours.

Workers are usually paid extra for working overtime.

noun
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Exceeding regular working hours.
adverb
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(sports, countable) An extra period of play when a contest has a tie score at the end of regulation.

That last-second shot ties the game 99-99 and sends it to overtime!

noun
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(uncountable) The rate of pay, usually higher, for work done outside of or in addition to regular hours.
noun
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Working time in addition to standard working hours.
noun
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Pay for work done during this time.
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Origin of overtime

over- +"Ž time.