Transitive Verbs Starting with O

Obduce (v. t.) To draw over, as a covering.

Obduct (v. t.) To draw over; to cover.

Obdurate (v. t.) To harden.

Obdure (v. t.) To harden.

Obelisk (v. t.) To mark or designate with an obelisk.

Obelize (v. t.) To designate with an obelus; to mark as doubtful or spirituous.

Obey (v. t.) To give ear to; to execute the commands of; to yield submission to; to comply with the orders of.

Obey (v. t.) To submit to the authority of; to be ruled by.

Obey (v. t.) To yield to the impulse, power, or operation of; as, a ship obeys her helm.

Obfirm (v. t.) Alt. of Obfirmate

Obfirmate (v. t.) To make firm; to harden in resolution.

Obfuscate (v. t.) To darken; to obscure; to becloud; hence, to confuse; to bewilder.

Object (v. t.) To set before or against; to bring into opposition; to oppose.

Object (v. t.) To offer in opposition as a criminal charge or by way of accusation or reproach; to adduce as an objection or adverse reason.

Object (v. t.) That which is put, or which may be regarded as put, in the way of some of the senses; something visible or tangible; as, he observed an object in the distance; all the objects in sight; he touched a strange object in the dark.

Object (v. t.) That which is set, or which may be regarded as set, before the mind so as to be apprehended or known; that of which the mind by any of its activities takes cognizance, whether a thing external in space or a conception formed by the mind itself; as, an object of knowledge, wonder, fear, thought, study, etc.

Object (v. t.) That by which the mind, or any of its activities, is directed; that on which the purpose are fixed as the end of action or effort; that which is sought for; end; aim; motive; final cause.

Object (v. t.) Sight; show; appearance; aspect.

Object (v. t.) A word, phrase, or clause toward which an action is directed, or is considered to be directed; as, the object of a transitive verb.

Objectify (v. t.) To cause to become an object; to cause to assume the character of an object; to render objective.

Objectivate (v. t.) To objectify.

Obectize (v. t.) To make an object of; to regard as an object; to place in the position of an object.

Objurgate (v. t.) To chide; to reprove.

Oblectate (v. t.) To delight; to please greatly.

Obligate (v. t.) To bring or place under obligation, moral or legal; to hold by a constraining motive.

Obligate (v. t.) To bind or firmly hold to an act; to compel; to constrain; to bind to any act of duty or courtesy by a formal pledge.

Oblige (v. t.) To attach, as by a bond.

Oblige (v. t.) To constrain by physical, moral, or legal force; to put under obligation to do or forbear something.

Oblige (v. t.) To bind by some favor rendered; to place under a debt; hence, to do a favor to; to please; to gratify; to accommodate.

Obliterate (v. t.) To erase or blot out; to efface; to render undecipherable, as a writing.

Obliterate (v. t.) To wear out; to remove or destroy utterly by any means; to render imperceptible; as. to obliterate ideas; to obliterate the monuments of antiquity.

Obnubilate (v. t.) To cloud; to obscure.

Obolize (v. t.) See Obelize.

Obrogate (v. t.) To annul indirectly by enacting a new and contrary law, instead of by expressly abrogating or repealing the old one.

Obscuration (v. t.) The act or operation of obscuring; the state of being obscured; as, the obscuration of the moon in an eclipse.

Obsecrate (v. t.) To beseech; to supplicate; to implore.

Observe (v. t.) To take notice of by appropriate conduct; to conform one's action or practice to; to keep; to heed; to obey; to comply with; as, to observe rules or commands; to observe civility.

Observe (v. t.) To be on the watch respecting; to pay attention to; to notice with care; to see; to perceive; to discover; as, to observe an eclipse; to observe the color or fashion of a dress; to observe the movements of an army.

Observe (v. t.) To express as what has been noticed; to utter as a remark; to say in a casual or incidental way; to remark.

Obsess (v. t.) To besiege; to beset.

Obsign (v. t.) To seal; to confirm, as by a seal or stamp.

Obsignate (v. t.) To seal; to ratify.

Obstetricate (v. t.) To assist as a midwife.

Obstringe (v. t.) To constrain; to put under obligation.

Obstruct (v. t.) To block up; to stop up or close, as a way or passage; to place an obstacle in, or fill with obstacles or impediments that prevent or hinder passing; as, to obstruct a street; to obstruct the channels of the body.

Obstruct (v. t.) To be, or come, in the way of; to hinder from passing; to stop; to impede; to retard; as, the bar in the harbor obstructs the passage of ships; clouds obstruct the light of the sun; unwise rules obstruct legislation.

Obstupefy (v. t.) See Stupefy.

Obtain (v. t.) To hold; to keep; to possess.

Obtain (v. t.) To get hold of by effort; to gain possession of; to procure; to acquire, in any way.

Obtemperate (v. t.) To obey.

Obtend (v. t.) To oppose; to hold out in opposition.

Obtend (v. t.) To offer as the reason of anything; to pretend.

Obtest (v. t.) To call to witness; to invoke as a witness.

Obtest (v. t.) To beseech; to supplicate; to beg for.

Obtrude (v. t.) To thrust impertinently; to present without warrant or solicitation; as, to obtrude one's self upon a company.

Obtrude (v. t.) To offer with unreasonable importunity; to urge unduly or against the will.

Obtruncate (v. t.) To deprive of a limb; to lop.

Obtund (v. t.) To reduce the edge, pungency, or violent action of; to dull; to blunt; to deaden; to quell; as, to obtund the acrimony of the gall.

Obumbrate (v. t.) To shade; to darken; to cloud.

Obvert (v. t.) To turn toward.

Obviate (v. t.) To meet in the way.

Obviate (v. t.) To anticipate; to prevent by interception; to remove from the way or path; to make unnecessary; as, to obviate the necessity of going.

Occasion (v. t.) To give occasion to; to cause; to produce; to induce; as, to occasion anxiety.

Occasionate (v. t.) To occasion.

Occlude (v. t.) To shut up; to close.

Occlude (v. t.) To take in and retain; to absorb; -- said especially with respect to gases; as iron, platinum, and palladium occlude large volumes of hydrogen.

Occrustate (v. t.) To incrust; to harden.

Occult (v. t.) To eclipse; to hide from sight.

Occupate (v. t.) To occupy.

Occupy (v. t.) To take or hold possession of; to hold or keep for use; to possess.

Occupy (v. t.) To hold, or fill, the dimensions of; to take up the room or space of; to cover or fill; as, the camp occupies five acres of ground.

Occupy (v. t.) To possess or use the time or capacity of; to engage the service of; to employ; to busy.

Occupy (v. t.) To do business in; to busy one's self with.

Occupy (v. t.) To use; to expend; to make use of.

Occupy (v. t.) To have sexual intercourse with.

Odize (v. t.) To charge with od. See Od.

Offend (v. t.) To strike against; to attack; to assail.

Offend (v. t.) To displease; to make angry; to affront.

Offend (v. t.) To be offensive to; to harm; to pain; to annoy; as, strong light offends the eye; to offend the conscience.

Offend (v. t.) To transgress; to violate; to sin against.

Offend (v. t.) To oppose or obstruct in duty; to cause to stumble; to cause to sin or to fall.

Offer (v. t.) To present, as an act of worship; to immolate; to sacrifice; to present in prayer or devotion; -- often with up.

Offer (v. t.) To bring to or before; to hold out to; to present for acceptance or rejection; as, to offer a present, or a bribe; to offer one's self in marriage.

Offer (v. t.) To present in words; to proffer; to make a proposal of; to suggest; as, to offer an opinion. With the infinitive as an objective: To make an offer; to declare one's willingness; as, he offered to help me.

Offer (v. t.) To attempt; to undertake.

Offer (v. t.) To bid, as a price, reward, or wages; as, to offer a guinea for a ring; to offer a salary or reward.

Offer (v. t.) To put in opposition to; to manifest in an offensive way; to threaten; as, to offer violence, attack, etc.

Offer (v. t.) The act of offering, bringing forward, proposing, or bidding; a proffer; a first advance.

Offer (v. t.) That which is offered or brought forward; a proposal to be accepted or rejected; a sum offered; a bid.

Offer (v. t.) Attempt; endeavor; essay; as, he made an offer to catch the ball.

Office (v. t.) To perform, as the duties of an office; to discharge.

Officer (v. t.) To furnish with officers; to appoint officers over.

Officer (v. t.) To command as an officer; as, veterans from old regiments officered the recruits.

Officiate (v. t.) To discharge, perform, or supply, as an official duty or function.

Offset (v. t.) To set off; to place over against; to balance; as, to offset one account or charge against another.

Offset (v. t.) To form an offset in, as in a wall, rod, pipe, etc.

Ogle (v. t.) To view or look at with side glances, as in fondness, or with a design to attract notice.

Oil (v. t.) To smear or rub over with oil; to lubricate with oil; to anoint with oil.

Oint (v. t.) To anoint.

Omen (v. t.) To divine or to foreshow by signs or portents; to have omens or premonitions regarding; to predict; to augur; as, to omen ill of an enterprise.

Omit (v. t.) To let go; to leave unmentioned; not to insert or name; to drop.

Omit (v. t.) To pass by; to forbear or fail to perform or to make use of; to leave undone; to neglect.

Omnify (v. t.) To render universal; to enlarge.

One (v. t.) To cause to become one; to gather into a single whole; to unite; to assimilite.

Onerate (v. t.) To load; to burden.

Onset (v. t.) To assault; to set upon.

Onset (v. t.) To set about; to begin.

Oop (v. t.) To bind with a thread or cord; to join; to unite.

Ooze (v. t.) To cause to ooze.

Opacate (v. t.) To darken; to cloud.

Opalize (v. t.) To convert into opal, or a substance like opal.

Open (v. t.) To make or set open; to render free of access; to unclose; to unbar; to unlock; to remove any fastening or covering from; as, to open a door; to open a box; to open a room; to open a letter.

Open (v. t.) To spread; to expand; as, to open the hand.

Open (v. t.) To disclose; to reveal; to interpret; to explain.

Open (v. t.) To make known; to discover; also, to render available or accessible for settlements, trade, etc.

Open (v. t.) To enter upon; to begin; as, to open a discussion; to open fire upon an enemy; to open trade, or correspondence; to open a case in court, or a meeting.

Open (v. t.) To loosen or make less compact; as, to open matted cotton by separating the fibers.

Operate (v. t.) To produce, as an effect; to cause.

Operate (v. t.) To put into, or to continue in, operation or activity; to work; as, to operate a machine.

Opiate (v. t.) To subject to the influence of an opiate; to put to sleep.

Opinlate (v. t.) To hold or maintain persistently.

Opinion (v. t.) To opine.

Oppilate (v. t.) To crowd together; to fill with obstructions; to block up.

Oppone (v. t.) To oppose.

Opportune (v. t.) To suit.

Oppress (v. t.) To impose excessive burdens upon; to overload; hence, to treat with unjust rigor or with cruelty.

Oppress (v. t.) To ravish; to violate.

Oppress (v. t.) To put down; to crush out; to suppress.

Oppress (v. t.) To produce a sensation of weight in (some part of the body); as, my lungs are oppressed by the damp air; excess of food oppresses the stomach.

Oppugn (v. t.) To fight against; to attack; to be in conflict with; to oppose; to resist.

Orb (v. t.) To form into an orb or circle.

Orb (v. t.) To encircle; to surround; to inclose.

Ordain (v. t.) To set in order; to arrange according to rule; to regulate; to set; to establish.

Ordain (v. t.) To regulate, or establish, by appointment, decree, or law; to constitute; to decree; to appoint; to institute.

Ordain (v. t.) To set apart for an office; to appoint.

Ordain (v. t.) To invest with ministerial or sacerdotal functions; to introduce into the office of the Christian ministry, by the laying on of hands, or other forms; to set apart by the ceremony of ordination.

Ordinate (v. t.) To appoint, to regulate; to harmonize.

Organ (v. t.) To supply with an organ or organs; to fit with organs; to organize.

Organize (v. t.) To furnish with organs; to give an organic structure to; to endow with capacity for the functions of life; as, an organized being; organized matter; -- in this sense used chiefly in the past participle.

Organize (v. t.) To arrange or constitute in parts, each having a special function, act, office, or relation; to systematize; to get into working order; -- applied to products of the human intellect, or to human institutions and undertakings, as a science, a government, an army, a war, etc.

Organize (v. t.) To sing in parts; as, to organize an anthem.

Orient (v. t.) To define the position of, in relation to the orient or east; hence, to ascertain the bearings of.

Orient (v. t.) Fig.: To correct or set right by recurring to first principles; to arrange in order; to orientate.

Orientalize (v. t.) to render Oriental; to cause to conform to Oriental manners or conditions.

Orientate (v. t.) To place or turn toward the east; to cause to assume an easterly direction, or to veer eastward.

Orientate (v. t.) To arrange in order; to dispose or place (a body) so as to show its relation to other bodies, or the relation of its parts among themselves.

Originate (v. t.) To give an origin or beginning to; to cause to be; to bring into existence; to produce as new.

Orn (v. t.) To ornament; to adorn.

Ornament (v. t.) To adorn; to deck; to embellish; to beautify; as, to ornament a room, or a city.

Ornate (v. t.) To adorn; to honor.

Orphan (v. t.) To cause to become an orphan; to deprive of parents.

Orthographize (v. t.) To spell correctly or according to usage; to correct in regard to spelling.

Osculate (v. t.) To kiss.

Osculate (v. t.) To touch closely, so as to have a common curvature at the point of contact. See Osculation, 2.

Ossify (v. t.) To form into bone; to change from a soft animal substance into bone, as by the deposition of lime salts.

Ossify (v. t.) Fig.: To harden; as, to ossify the heart.

Ostend (v. t.) To exhibit; to manifest.

Ostentate (v. t.) To make an ambitious display of; to show or exhibit boastingly.

Ostracize (v. t.) To exile by ostracism; to banish by a popular vote, as at Athens.

Ostracize (v. t.) To banish from society; to put under the ban; to cast out from social, political, or private favor; as, he was ostracized by his former friends.

Oust (v. t.) To take away; to remove.

Oust (v. t.) To eject; to turn out.

Out (v. t.) To cause to be out; to eject; to expel.

Out (v. t.) To come out with; to make known.

Out (v. t.) To give out; to dispose of; to sell.

Outact (v. t.) To do or beyond; to exceed in acting.

Outargue (v. t.) To surpass or conquer in argument.

Outbabble (v. t.) To utter foolishly or excessively; to surpass in babbling.

Outbalance (v. t.) To outweight; to exceed in weight or effect.

Outbar (v. t.) To bar out.

Outbeg (v. t.) To surpass in begging.

Outbid (v. t.) To exceed or surpass in bidding.

Outbleat (v. t.) To surpass in bleating.

Outblush (v. t.) To exceed in blushing; to surpass in rosy color.

Outbow (v. t.) To excel in bowing.

Outbrag (v. t.) To surpass in bragging; hence, to make appear inferior.

Outbrave (v. t.) To excel in bravery o/ in insolence; to defy with superior courage or audacity

Outbrave (v. t.) To excel in magnificence or come

Outbray (v. t.) To exceed in braying.

Outbray (v. t.) To emit with great noise.

Outbrazen (v. t.) To bear down with a brazen face; to surpass in impudence.

Outbreast (v. t.) To surpass in singing. See Breast, n., 6.

Outbreathe (v. t.) To breathe forth.

Outbreathe (v. t.) To cause to be out of breath; to exhaust.

Outbribe (v. t.) To surpass in bribing.

Outbring (v. t.) To bring or bear out.

Outbuild (v. t.) To exceed in building, or in durability of building.

Outcant (v. t.) To surpass in canting.

Outcheat (v. t.) To exceed in cheating.

Outclimb (v. t.) To climb bevond; to surpass in climbing.

Outcompass (v. t.) To exceed the compass or limits of.

Outcrafty (v. t.) To exceed in cunning.

Outdare (v. t.) To surpass in daring; to overcome by courage; to brave.

Outdazzle (v. t.) To surpass in dazzing.

Outdo (v. t.) To go beyond in performance; to excel; to surpass.

Outdraw (v. t.) To draw out; to extract.

Outdream (v. t.) To pass, or escape, while dreaming.

Outdrink (v. t.) To exceed in drinking.

Outdure (v. t.) To outlast.

Outdwell (v. t.) To dwell or stay beyond.

Outface (v. t.) To face or look (one) out of countenance; to resist or bear down by bold looks or effrontery; to brave.

Outfangthef (v. t.) A thief from without or abroad, taken within a lord's fee or liberty.

Outfangthef (v. t.) The privilege of trying such a thief.

Outfawn (v. t.) To exceed in fawning.

Outfeast (v. t.) To exceed in feasting.

Outfeat (v. t.) To surpass in feats.

Outflank (v. t.) To go beyond, or be superior to, on the flank; to pass around or turn the flank or flanks of.

Outflatter (v. t.) To exceed in flattering.

Outfly (v. t.) To surpass in flying; to fly beyond or faster than.

Outfool (v. t.) To exceed in folly.

Outfrown (v. t.) To frown down; to overbear by frowning.

Outgaze (v. t.) To gaze beyond; to exceed in sharpness or persistence of seeing or of looking; hence, to stare out of countenance.

Outgeneral (v. t.) To exceed in generalship; to gain advantage over by superior military skill or executive ability; to outmaneuver.

Outgive (v. t.) To surpass in giving.

Outgo (v. t.) To go beyond; to exceed in swiftness; to surpass; to outdo.

Outgo (v. t.) To circumvent; to overreach.

Outgrow (v. t.) To surpass in growing; to grow more than.

Outgrow (v. t.) To grow out of or away from; to grow too large, or too aged, for; as, to outgrow clothing; to outgrow usefulness; to outgrow an infirmity.

Out-Herod (v. t.) To surpass (Herod) in violence or wickedness; to exceed in any vicious or offensive particular.

Outhire (v. t.) To hire out.

Outjest (v. t.) To surpass in jesting; to drive out, or away, by jesting.

Outjuggle (v. t.) To surpass in juggling.

Outknave (v. t.) To surpass in knavery.

Outlabor (v. t.) To surpass in laboring.

Outlast (v. t.) To exceed in duration; to survive; to endure longer than.

Outlaugh (v. t.) To surpass or outdo in laughing.

Outlaugh (v. t.) To laugh (one) out of a purpose, principle, etc.; to discourage or discomfit by laughing; to laugh down.

Outlaw (v. t.) To deprive of the benefit and protection of law; to declare to be an outlaw; to proscribe.

Outlaw (v. t.) To remove from legal jurisdiction or enforcement; as, to outlaw a debt or claim; to deprive of legal force.

Outlay (v. t.) To lay out; to spread out; to display.

Outleap (v. t.) To surpass in leaping.

Outlearn (v. t.) To excel or surpass in learing.

Outlearn (v. t.) To learn out [i. e., completely, utterly]; to exhaust knowledge of.

Outlet (v. t.) To let out; to emit.

Outlie (v. t.) To exceed in lying.



Outlive (v. t.) To live beyond, or longer than; to survive.

Outlook (v. t.) To face down; to outstare.

Outlook (v. t.) To inspect throughly; to select.

Outluster (v. t.) Alt. of Outlustre

Outlustre (v. t.) To excel in brightness or luster.

Outmaneuver (v. t.) Alt. of Outmanoeuvre

Outmanoeuvre (v. t.) To surpass, or get an advantage of, in maneuvering; to outgeneral.

Outmantle (v. t.) To excel in mantling; hence, to excel in splendor, as of dress.

Outmarch (v. t.) To surpass in marching; to march faster than, or so as to leave behind.

Outmeasure (v. t.) To exceed in measure or extent; to measure more than.

Outmount (v. t.) To mount above.

Outname (v. t.) To exceed in naming or describing.

Outname (v. t.) To exceed in name, fame, or degree.

Outnoise (v. t.) To exceed in noise; to surpass in noisiness.

Outnumber (v. t.) To exceed in number.

Outpace (v. t.) To outgo; to move faster than; to leave behind.

Outparamour (v. t.) To exceed in the number of mistresses.

Outpass (v. t.) To pass beyond; to exceed in progress.

Outpassion (v. t.) To exceed in passion.

Outpeer (v. t.) To excel.

Outplay (v. t.) To excel or defeat in a game; to play better than; as, to be outplayed in tennis or ball.

Outpoise (v. t.) To outweigh.

Outpour (v. t.) To pour out.

Outpower (v. t.) To excel in power; to overpover.

Outpray (v. t.) To exceed or excel in prayer.

Outpreach (v. t.) To surpass in preaching.

Outprize (v. t.) To prize beyong value, or in excess; to exceed in value.

Outquench (v. t.) To quench entirely; to extinguish.

Outrage (v. t.) To rage in excess of.

Outrage (v. t.) To be guilty of an outrage; to act outrageously.

Outrank (v. t.) To exceed in rank; hence, to take precedence of.

Outray (v. t.) To outshine.

Outraze (v. t.) To obliterate.

Outreach (v. t.) To reach beyond.

Outreason (v. t.) To excel or surpass in reasoning; to reason better than.

Outreckon (v. t.) To exceed in reckoning or computation.

Outrede (v. t.) To surpass in giving rede, or counsel.

Outreign (v. t.) To go beyond in reigning; to reign through the whole of, or longer than.

Outride (v. t.) To surpass in speed of riding; to ride beyond or faster than.

Outring (v. t.) To excel in volume of ringing sound; to ring louder than.

Outrival (v. t.) To surpass in a rivalry.

Outrive (v. t.) To river; to sever.

Outroar (v. t.) To exceed in roaring.

Outromance (v. t.) To exceed in romantic character.

Outroot (v. t.) To eradicate; to extirpate.

Outrun (v. t.) To exceed, or leave behind, in running; to run faster than; to outstrip; to go beyond.

Outsail (v. t.) To excel, or to leave behind, in sailing; to sail faster than.

Outscent (v. t.) To exceed in odor.

Outscold (v. t.) To exceed in scolding.

Outscorn (v. t.) To confront, or subdue, with greater scorn.

Outscout (v. t.) To overpower by disdain; to outface.

Outsee (v. t.) To see beyond; to excel in cer/ainty of seeing; to surpass in foresight.

Outsell (v. t.) To exceed in amount of sales; to sell more than.

Outsell (v. t.) To exceed in the price of selling; to fetch more than; to exceed in value.

Outshine (v. t.) To excel in splendor.

Outshoot (v. t.) To exceed or excel in shooting; to shoot beyond.

Outshut (v. t.) To shut out.

Outsing (v. t.) To surpass in singing.

Outsit (v. t.) To remain sitting, or in session, longer than, or beyond the time of; to outstay.

Outsleep (v. t.) To exceed in sleeping.

Outsoar (v. t.) To soar beyond or above.

Outsound (v. t.) To surpass in sounding.

Outsparkle (v. t.) To exceed in sparkling.

Outspeak (v. t.) To exceed in speaking.

Outspeak (v. t.) To speak openly or boldly.

Outspeak (v. t.) To express more than.

Outspeed (v. t.) To excel in speed.

Outspin (v. t.) To spin out; to finish.

Outsport (v. t.) To exceed in sporting.

Outspread (v. t.) To spread out; to expand; -- usually as a past part. / adj.

Outstand (v. t.) To resist effectually; to withstand; to sustain without yielding.

Outstand (v. t.) To stay beyond.

Outstare (v. t.) To excel or overcome in staring; to face down.

Outstay (v. t.) To stay beyond or longer than.

Outstep (v. t.) To exceed in stepping.

Outstorm (v. t.) To exceed in storming.

Outstretch (v. t.) To stretch out.

Outstride (v. t.) To surpass in striding.

Outstrike (v. t.) To strike out; to strike faster than.

Outstrip (v. t.) To go faster than; to outrun; to advance beyond; to leave behing.

Outsuffer (v. t.) To exceed in suffering.

Outswear (v. t.) To exceed in swearing.

Outsweeten (v. t.) To surpass in sweetness.

Outswell (v. t.) To exceed in swelling.

Outswell (v. t.) To swell beyond; to overflow.

Outtalk (v. t.) To overpower by talking; to exceed in talking; to talk down.

Outtell (v. t.) To surpass in telling, counting, or reckoning.

Outthrow (v. t.) To throw out.

Outthrow (v. t.) To excel in throwing, as in ball playing.

Outtoil (v. t.) To exceed in toiling.

Outtongue (v. t.) To silence by talk, clamor, or noise.

Outtop (v. t.) To overtop.

Outtravel (v. t.) To exceed in speed o/ distance traveled.

Outtwine (v. t.) To disentangle.

Outvalue (v. t.) To exceed in value.

Outvenom (v. t.) To exceed in venom.

Outvie (v. t.) To exceed in vying.

Outvillain (v. t.) To exceed in villainy.

Outvoice (v. t.) To exceed in noise.

Outvote (v. t.) To exceed in the number of votes given; to defeat by votes.

Outwalk (v. t.) To excel in walking; to leave behind in walking.

Outwatch (v. t.) To exceed in watching.

Outwear (v. t.) To wear out; to consume or destroy by wearing.

Outwear (v. t.) To last longer than; to outlast; as, this cloth will outwear the other.

Outweary (v. t.) To weary out.

Outweed (v. t.) To weed out.

Outweep (v. t.) To exceed in weeping.

Outweigh (v. t.) To exceed in weight or value.

Outwell (v. t.) To pour out.

Outwhore (v. t.) To exceed in lewdness.

Outwin (v. t.) To win a way out of.

Outwind (v. t.) To extricate by winding; to unloose.

Outwing (v. t.) To surpass, exceed, or outstrip in flying.

Outwit (v. t.) To surpass in wisdom, esp. in cunning; to defeat or overreach by superior craft.

Outwoe (v. t.) To exceed in woe.

Outwork (v. t.) To exceed in working; to work more or faster than.

Outworth (v. t.) To exceed in worth.

Outwrest (v. t.) To extort; to draw from or forth by violence.

Outwrite (v. t.) To exceed or excel in writing.

Outzany (v. t.) To exceed in buffoonery.

Overact (v. t.) To act or perform to excess; to exaggerate in acting; as, he overacted his part.

Overact (v. t.) To act upon, or influence, unduly.

Overaffect (v. t.) To affect or care for unduly.

Overagitate (v. t.) To agitate or discuss beyond what is expedient.

Overawe (v. t.) To awe exceedingly; to subjugate or restrain by awe or great fear.

Overbalance (v. t.) To exceed equality with; to outweigh.

Overbalance (v. t.) To cause to lose balance or equilibrium.

Overbear (v. t.) To bear down or carry down, as by excess of weight, power, force, etc.; to overcome; to suppress.

Overbear (v. t.) To domineer over; to overcome by insolence.

Overbend (v. t.) To bend to excess.

Overbid (v. t.) To bid or offer beyond, or in excess of.

Overbide (v. t.) To outlive.

Overblow (v. t.) To blow away; to dissipate by wind, or as by wind.

Overbow (v. t.) To bend or bow over; to bend in a contrary direction.

Overbreed (v. t.) To breed to excess.

Overbrow (v. t.) To hang over like a brow; to impend over.

Overbuild (v. t.) To build over.

Overbuild (v. t.) To build too much; to build beyond the demand.

Overbulk (v. t.) To oppress by bulk; to overtower.

Overburden (v. t.) To load with too great weight or too much care, etc.

Overbuy (v. t.) To buy too much.

Overbuy (v. t.) To buy at too dear a rate.

Overcanopy (v. t.) To cover as with a canopy.

Overcast (v. t.) To cast or cover over; hence, to cloud; to darken.

Overcast (v. t.) To compute or rate too high.

Overcast (v. t.) To take long, loose stitches over (the raw edges of a seam) to prevent raveling.

Overcatch (v. t.) To overtake.

Overcharge (v. t.) To charge or load too heavily; to burden; to oppress; to cloy.

Overcharge (v. t.) To fill too full; to crowd.

Overcharge (v. t.) To charge excessively; to charge beyond a fair rate or price.

Overcharge (v. t.) To exaggerate; as, to overcharge a description.

Overclimb (v. t.) To climb over.

Overcloud (v. t.) To cover or overspread with clouds; to becloud; to overcast.

Overcloy (v. t.) To fill beyond satiety.

Overcolor (v. t.) To color too highly.

Overcome (v. t.) To get the better of; to surmount; to conquer; to subdue; as, to overcome enemies in battle.

Overcome (v. t.) To overflow; to surcharge.

Overcome (v. t.) To come or pass over; to spreads over.

Overcount (v. t.) To rate too high; to outnumber.

Overcover (v. t.) To cover up.

Overcrow (v. t.) To crow, exult, or boast, over; to overpower.

Overcrowd (v. t.) To crowd too much.

Overdate (v. t.) To date later than the true or proper period.

Overdo (v. t.) To do too much; to exceed what is proper or true in doing; to exaggerate; to carry too far.

Overdo (v. t.) To overtask. or overtax; to fatigue; to exhaust; as, to overdo one's strength.

Overdo (v. t.) To surpass; to excel.

Overdo (v. t.) To cook too much; as, to overdo the meat.

Overdose (v. t.) To dose to excess; to give an overdose, or too many doses, to.

Overdraw (v. t.) To exaggerate; to overdo.

Overdraw (v. t.) To make drafts upon or against, in excess of the proper amount or limit.

Overdress (v. t.) To dress or adorn to excess; to dress too much.

Overdrown (v. t.) To wet or drench to excess.

Overdry (v. t.) To dry too much.

Overdye (v. t.) To dye with excess of color; to put one color over (another).

Overempty (v. t.) To make too empty; to exhaust.

Overestimate (v. t.) To estimate too highly; to overvalue.

Overexcite (v. t.) To excite too much.

Overexert (v. t.) To exert too much.

Overeye (v. t.) To superintend; to oversee; to inspect.

Overeye (v. t.) To see; to observe.

Overfatigue (v. t.) To fatigue to excess; to tire out.

overfill (v. t.) To fill to excess; to surcharge.

Overfish (v. t.) To fish to excess.

Overfloat (v. t.) To overflow.

Overflourish (v. t.) To make excessive display or flourish of.

Overflourish (v. t.) To embellish with outward ornaments or flourishes; to varnish over.

Overflow (v. t.) To flow over; to cover woth, or as with, water or other fluid; to spread over; to inundate; to overwhelm.

Overflow (v. t.) To flow over the brim of; to fill more than full.

Overflush (v. t.) To flush to excess.

Overflutter (v. t.) To flutter over.

Overfly (v. t.) To cross or pass over by flight.

Overfreight (v. t.) To put too much freight in or upon; to load too full, or too heavily; to overload.

Overfrieze (v. t.) To cover with a frieze, or as with a frieze.

Overfront (v. t.) To confront; to oppose; to withstand.

Overgarrison (v. t.) To garrison to excess.

Overgaze (v. t.) To gaze; to overlook.

Overget (v. t.) To reach; to overtake; to pass.

Overget (v. t.) To get beyond; to get over or recover from.

Overgild (v. t.) To gild over; to varnish.

Overgird (v. t.) To gird too closely.

Overgive (v. t.) To give over; to surrender; to yield.

Overglance (v. t.) To glance over.

Overglide (v. t.) To glide over.

Overgloom (v. t.) To spread gloom over; to make gloomy; to overshadow.

Overgo (v. t.) To travel over.

Overgo (v. t.) To exceed; to surpass.

Overgo (v. t.) To cover.

Overgo (v. t.) To oppress; to weigh down.

Overgorge (v. t.) To gorge to excess.

Overgrace (v. t.) To grace or honor exceedingly or beyond desert.

Overgrow (v. t.) To grow over; to cover with growth or herbage, esp. that which is rank.

Overgrow (v. t.) To grow beyond; to rise above; hence, to overcome; to oppress.

Overhall (v. t.) See Overhaul.

Overhale (v. t.) See Overhaul.

Overhandle (v. t.) To handle, or use, too much; to mention too often.

Overhang (v. t.) To impend or hang over.

Overhang (v. t.) To hang over; to jut or project over.

Overharden (v. t.) To harden too much; to make too hard.

Overhaul (v. t.) To haul or drag over; hence, to turn over for examination; to inspect; to examine thoroughly with a view to corrections or repairs.

Overhaul (v. t.) To gain upon in a chase; to overtake.

Overhear (v. t.) To hear more of (anything) than was intended to be heard; to hear by accident or artifice.

Overhear (v. t.) To hear again.

Overheat (v. t.) To heat to excess; to superheat.

Overhele (v. t.) To hele or cover over.

Overhent (v. t.) To overtake.

Overhip (v. t.) To pass over by, or as by a hop; to skip over; hence, to overpass.

Overhold (v. t.) To hold or value too highly; to estimate at too dear a rate.

Overinfluence (v. t.) To influence in an excessive degree; to have undue influence over.

Overinform (v. t.) To inform, fill, or animate, excessively.

Overissue (v. t.) To issue in excess.

Overjoy (v. t.) To make excessively joyful; to gratify extremely.

Overjump (v. t.) To jump over; hence, to omit; to ignore.

Overlabor (v. t.) To cause to labor excessively; to overwork.

Overlabor (v. t.) To labor upon excessively; to refine unduly.

Overlade (v. t.) To load with too great a cargo; to overburden; to overload.

Overlave (v. t.) To lave or bathe over.

Overlay (v. t.) To lay, or spread, something over or across; hence, to cover; to overwhelm; to press excessively upon.

Overlay (v. t.) To smother with a close covering, or by lying upon.

Overlay (v. t.) To put an overlay on.

Overlead (v. t.) To domineer over; to affront; to treat with indignity.

Overleap (v. t.) To leap over or across; hence, to omit; to ignore.

Overleaven (v. t.) To leaven too much; hence, to change excessively; to spoil.

Overlick (v. t.) To lick over.

Overlie (v. t.) To lie over or upon; specifically, to suffocate by lying upon; as, to overlie an infant.

Overlinger (v. t.) To cause to linger; to detain too long.

Overlive (v. t.) To outlive.

Overload (v. t.) To load or fill to excess; to load too heavily.

Overlook (v. t.) To look down upon from a place that is over or above; to look over or view from a higher position; to rise above, so as to command a view of; as, to overlook a valley from a hill.

Overlook (v. t.) Hence: To supervise; to watch over; sometimes, to observe secretly; as, to overlook a gang of laborers; to overlook one who is writing a letter.

Overlook (v. t.) To inspect; to examine; to look over carefully or repeatedly.

Overlook (v. t.) To look upon with an evil eye; to bewitch by looking upon; to fascinate.

Overlook (v. t.) To look over and beyond (anything) without seeing it; to miss or omit in looking; hence, to refrain from bestowing notice or attention upon; to neglect; to pass over without censure or punishment; to excuse.

Overlove (v. t.) To love to excess.

Overmagnify (v. t.) To magnify too much.

Overmast (v. t.) To furnish (a vessel) with too long or too heavy a mast or masts.

Overmaster (v. t.) To overpower; to subdue; to vanquish; to govern.

Overmatch (v. t.) To be more than equal to or a match for; hence, to vanquish.

Overmatch (v. t.) To marry (one) to a superior.

Overmeasure (v. t.) To measure or estimate too largely.

Overmeddle (v. t.) To meddle unduly.

Overmix (v. t.) To mix with too much.

Overmount (v. t.) To mount over; to go higher than; to rise above.

Overmultitude (v. t.) To outnumber.

Overname (v. t.) To name over or in a series; to recount.

Overnoise (v. t.) To overpower by noise.

Overoffice (v. t.) To domineer over by virtue of office.

Overpaint (v. t.) To color or describe too strongly.

Overpamper (v. t.) To pamper excessively; to feed or dress too much.

Overpart (v. t.) To give too important or difficult a part to.

Overpass (v. t.) To go over or beyond; to cross; as, to overpass a river; to overpass limits.

Overpass (v. t.) To pass over; to omit; to overlook; to disregard.

Overpass (v. t.) To surpass; to excel.

Overpay (v. t.) To pay too much to; to reward too highly.

Overpeer (v. t.) To peer over; to rise above.

Overpeople (v. t.) To people too densely.

Overperch (v. t.) To perch upon; to fly over.

Overpersuade (v. t.) To persuade or influence against one's inclination or judgment.

Overpester (v. t.) To pester exceedingly or excessively.

Overpicture (v. t.) To surpass nature in the picture or representation of.

Overplease (v. t.) To please excessively.

Overply (v. t.) To ply to excess; to exert with too much vigor; to overwork.

Overpoise (v. t.) To outweigh; to overbalance.

Overpolish (v. t.) To polish too much.

Overpost (v. t.) To post over; to pass over swiftly, as by post.

Overpower (v. t.) To excel or exceed in power; to cause to yield; to vanquish; to subdue; as, the light overpowers the eyes.

Overpraise (v. t.) To praise excessively or unduly.

Overpress (v. t.) To bear upon with irresistible force; to crush; to overwhelm.

Overpress (v. t.) To overcome by importunity.

Overprize (v. t.) Toprize excessively; to overvalue.

Overproportion (v. t.) To make of too great proportion.

Overprovoke (v. t.) To provoke excessively.

Overquell (v. t.) To quell or subdue completely.

Overrake (v. t.) To rake over, or sweep across, from end to end, as waves that break over a vessel anchored with head to the sea.

Overrate (v. t.) To rate or value too highly.

Overreach (v. t.) To reach above or beyond in any direction.

Overreach (v. t.) To deceive, or get the better of, by artifice or cunning; to outwit; to cheat.

Overread (v. t.) To read over, or peruse.

Overreckon (v. t.) To reckon too highly.

Overred (v. t.) To smear with red.

Overrefine (v. t.) To refine too much.

Overrent (v. t.) To rent for too much.

Override (v. t.) To ride over or across; to ride upon; to trample down.

Override (v. t.) To suppress; to destroy; to supersede; to annul; as, one low overrides another; to override a veto.

Override (v. t.) To ride beyond; to pass; to outride.

Override (v. t.) To ride too much; to ride, as a horse, beyond its strength.

Overripen (v. t.) To make too ripe.

Overroast (v. t.) To roast too much.

Overrule (v. t.) To rule over; to govern or determine by superior authority.

Overrule (v. t.) To rule or determine in a contrary way; to decide against; to abrogate or alter; as, God overrules the purposes of men; the chairman overruled the point of order.

Overrule (v. t.) To supersede, reject, annul, or rule against; as, the plea, or the decision, was overruled by the court.

Overrun (v. t.) To run over; to grow or spread over in excess; to invade and occupy; to take possession of; as, the vine overran its trellis; the farm is overrun with witch grass.

Overrun (v. t.) To exceed in distance or speed of running; to go beyond or pass in running.

Overrun (v. t.) To go beyond; to extend in part beyond; as, one

Overrun (v. t.) To abuse or oppress, as if by treading upon.

Overrun (v. t.) To carry over, or back, as type, from one

Overrun (v. t.) To extend the contents of (a

Oversaturate (v. t.) To saturate to excess.

Oversay (v. t.) To say over; to repeat.

Oversearch (v. t.) To search all over.

Overseason (v. t.) To season too highly.

Oversee (v. t.) To superintend; to watch over; to direct; to look or see after; to overlook.

Oversee (v. t.) To omit or neglect seeing.

Oversell (v. t.) To sell for a higher price than; to exceed in selling price.

Oversell (v. t.) To sell beyond means of delivery.

Overset (v. t.) To turn or tip (anything) over from an upright, or a proper, position so that it lies upon its side or bottom upwards; to upset; as, to overset a chair, a coach, a ship, or a building.

Overset (v. t.) To cause to fall, or to tail; to subvert; to overthrow; as, to overset a government or a plot.

Overset (v. t.) To fill too full.

Overshade (v. t.) To cover with shade; to render dark or gloomy; to overshadow.

Overshadow (v. t.) To throw a shadow, or shade, over; to darken; to obscure.

Overshadow (v. t.) Fig.: To cover with a superior influence.

Overshake (v. t.) To shake over or away; to drive away; to disperse.

Overshine (v. t.) To shine over or upon; to illumine.

Overshine (v. t.) To excel in shining; to outshine.

Overshoot (v. t.) To shoot over or beyond.

Overshoot (v. t.) To pass swiftly over; to fly beyond.

Overshoot (v. t.) To exceed; as, to overshoot the truth.

Oversize (v. t.) To surpass in size.

Oversize (v. t.) To cover with viscid matter.

Overskip (v. t.) To skip or leap over; to treat with indifference.

Overslaugh (v. t.) To hinder or stop, as by an overslaugh or an impediment; as, to overslaugh a bill in a legislative body; to overslaugh a military officer, that is, to hinder his promotion or employment.

Oversleep (v. t.) To sleep beyond; as, to oversleep one's self or one's usual hour of rising.

Overslide (v. t.) To slide over or by.

Overslip (v. t.) To slip or slide over; to pass easily or carelessly beyond; to omit; to neglect; as, to overslip time or opportunity.

Overslow (v. t.) To render slow; to check; to curb.

Oversnow (v. t.) To cover with snow, or as with snow.

Oversorrow (v. t.) To grieve or afflict to excess.

Oversow (v. t.) To sow where something has already been sown.

Overspan (v. t.) To reach or extend over.

Overspin (v. t.) To spin out to too great length; to protract unduly.

Overspread (v. t.) To spread over; to cover; as, the deluge overspread the earth.

Overspring (v. t.) To spring or leap over.

Overstand (v. t.) To stand on the price or conditions of, so as to lose a sale; to lose by an extravagant price or hard conditions.

Overstare (v. t.) To outstare.

Overstate (v. t.) To state in too strong terms; to exaggerate.

Overstay (v. t.) To stay beyond the time or the limits of; as, to overstay the appointed time.

Overstep (v. t.) To step over or beyond; to transgress.

Overstock (v. t.) To fill too full; to supply in excess; as, to overstock a market with goods, or a farm with cattle.

Overstore (v. t.) To overstock.

Overstrain (v. t.) To stretch or strain too much; as to overstrain one's nerves.

Overstraw (v. t.) To overstrew.

Overstrew (v. t.) To strew or scatter over.

Overstride (v. t.) To stride over or beyond.

Overstrike (v. t.) To strike beyond.

Overstrow (v. t.) See Overstrew.

Oversupply (v. t.) To supply in excess.

Oversway (v. t.) To bear sway over.

Overtake (v. t.) To come up with in a course, pursuit, progress, or motion; to catch up with.

Overtake (v. t.) To come upon from behind; to discover; to surprise; to capture; to overcome.

Overtake (v. t.) Hence, figuratively, in the past participle (overtaken), drunken.

Overtask (v. t.) To task too heavily.

Overtax (v. t.) To tax or to task too heavily.

Overtempt (v. t.) To tempt exceedingly, or beyond the power of resistance.

Overthrow (v. t.) To throw over; to overturn; to upset; to turn upside down.

Overthrow (v. t.) To cause to fall or to fail; to subvert; to defeat; to make a ruin of; to destroy.

Overthwart (v. t.) To cross; to oppose.

Overtilt (v. t.) To tilt over; to overturn.

Overtire (v. t.) To tire to excess; to exhaust.

Overtire (v. t.) To become too tired.

Overtitle (v. t.) To give too high a title to.

Overtoil (v. t.) To overwork.

Overtoil (v. t.) To weary excessively; to exhaust.

Overtop (v. t.) To rise above the top of; to exceed in height; to tower above.

Overtop (v. t.) To go beyond; to transcend; to transgress.

Overtop (v. t.) To make of less importance, or throw into the background, by superior excellence; to dwarf; to obscure.

Overtower (v. t.) To tower over or above.

Overtread (v. t.) To tread over or upon.

Overtrip (v. t.) To trip over nimbly.

Overture (v. t.) To make an overture to; as, to overture a religious body on some subject.

Overturn (v. t.) To turn or throw from a basis, foundation, or position; to overset; as, to overturn a carriage or a building.

Overturn (v. t.) To subvert; to destroy; to overthrow.

Overturn (v. t.) To overpower; to conquer.

Overvail (v. t.) See Overveil.

Overvalue (v. t.) To value excessively; to rate at too high a price.

Overvalue (v. t.) To exceed in value.

Overveil (v. t.) To veil or cover.

Overvote (v. t.) To outvote; to outnumber in votes given.

Overwalk (v. t.) To walk over or upon.

Overwar (v. t.) To defeat.

Overwash (v. t.) To overflow.

Overwatch (v. t.) To watch too much.

Overwatch (v. t.) To weary or exhaust by watching.

Overwear (v. t.) To wear too much; to wear out.

Overweary (v. t.) To weary too much; to tire out.

Overweather (v. t.) To expose too long to the influence of the weather.

Overween (v. t.) To think too highly or arrogantly; to regard one's own thinking or conclusions too highly; hence, to egotistic, arrogant, or rash, in opinion; to think conceitedly; to presume.

Overweigh (v. t.) To exceed in weight; to overbalance; to weigh down.

Overwell (v. t.) To overflow.

Overwhelm (v. t.) To cover over completely, as by a great wave; to overflow and bury beneath; to ingulf; hence, figuratively, to immerse and bear down; to overpower; to crush; to bury; to oppress, etc., overpoweringly.

Overwhelm (v. t.) To project or impend over threateningly.

Overwhelm (v. t.) To cause to surround, to cover.

Overwind (v. t.) To wind too tightly, as a spring, or too far, as a hoisting rope on a drum.

Overwing (v. t.) To outflank.

Overwit (v. t.) To outwit.

Overword (v. t.) To say in too many words; to express verbosely.

Overwork (v. t.) To work beyond the strength; to cause to labor too much or too long; to tire excessively; as, to overwork a horse.

Overwork (v. t.) To fill too full of work; to crowd with labor.

Overwork (v. t.) To decorate all over.

Overwork (v. t.) To work too much, or beyond one's strength.

Overworn (v. t.) Worn out or subdued by toil; worn out so as to be trite.

Overwrest (v. t.) To wrest or force from the natural or proper position.

Overwrestle (v. t.) To subdue by wrestling.

Oviposit (v. t.) To deposit or lay (an egg).

Own (v. t.) To grant; to acknowledge; to admit to be true; to confess; to recognize in a particular character; as, we own that we have forfeited your love.

Oxidate (v. t.) To oxidize.

Oxidize (v. t.) To combine with oxygen, or subject to the action of oxygen, or of an oxidizing agent.

Oxidize (v. t.) To combine with oxygen or with more oxygen; to add oxygen to; as, to oxidize nitrous acid so as to form nitric acid.

Oxidize (v. t.) To remove hydrogen from (anything), as by the action of oxygen; as, to oxidize alcohol so as to form aldehyde.

Oxidize (v. t.) To subject to the action of oxygen or of an oxidizing agent, so as to bring to a higher grade, as an -ous compound to an -ic compound; as, to oxidize mercurous chloride to mercuric chloride.

Oxygenate (v. t.) To unite, or cause to combine, with oxygen; to treat with oxygen; to oxidize; as, oxygenated water (hydrogen dioxide).

Oxygenize (v. t.) To oxidize.

Ozonize (v. t.) To convert into ozone, as oxygen.

Ozonize (v. t.) To treat with ozone.

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Mark McCracken

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