overpass

[ noun oh-ver-pas, -pahs; verb oh-ver-pas, -pahs ]
/ noun ˈoʊ vərˌpæs, -ˌpɑs; verb ˌoʊ vərˈpæs, -ˈpɑs /

noun

a road, pedestrian walkway, railroad, bridge, etc., crossing over some barrier, as another road or walkway.

verb (used with object), o·ver·passed or o·ver·past, o·ver·pass·ing.

verb (used without object), o·ver·passed or o·ver·past, o·ver·pass·ing.

to pass over; pass by: Under the bridge there was the din of cars overpassing.

QUIZZES

BECOME A PRO CHEF WITH THIS EXQUISITE CUISINE QUIZ!

Even if you can't be a professional chef, you can at least talk like one with this vocabulary quiz.
Question 1 of 9
You may have read the word "simmer" in a recipe or two, but what does it really mean?

Origin of overpass

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at over-, pass
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for overpass

British Dictionary definitions for overpass

overpass

noun (ˈəʊvəˌpɑːs)

another name for flyover (def. 1)

verb (ˌəʊvəˈpɑːs) -passes, -passing or -passed (tr) rare

to pass over, through, or across
to exceed
to get over
to ignore
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012