Definition for overarching (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Examples from the Web for overarching
They claimed that the lack of an overarching policy on concussions put their health at risk.Will the NCAA Let Ohio State’s Kosta Karageorge Die in Vain?|Robert Silverman|December 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the current crisis, Obama has articulated no overarching cause, no doctrine about defending freedom and democracy.
To dwell on that for a moment is to get a sharp taste of the overarching issue that Liberty Ridge raises for us.
Yes, I get that Always is attempting to build large, overarching connections between girls getting older and losing self-esteem.Yes, Always’s ‘Like a Girl’ Campaign Is Great—but It’s Also Deceptive|Emily Shire|June 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Just what that is—and whodunit—remains the overarching plot that carries an electric current throughout the action.‘Broadchurch’: This British Murder Mystery Will Be Your Next Television Obsession|Jace Lacob|April 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Narrow, winding paths plunged in beneath the overarching verdure.Five Weeks in a Balloon|Jules Verne
Tall, overarching trees; ways that were grassy a month ago, but now turning brown.A Little Girl in Old Boston|Amanda Millie Douglas
Ahead, overarching the road, appeared a grey mass that all but choked the gorge.The Long Roll|Mary Johnston
The sequestered, overgrown road, with its intertwined and overarching boughs, was become a surging thoroughfare.Pee-wee Harris|Percy Keese Fitzhugh
Out of the emerald twilight we floated from beneath the overarching thickets.Henry Brocken|Walter J. de la Mare