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2. (as a prefix): To excess.
- He is over-zealous.
- The latest policy was over-conservative.
- Delete according to those usexes. If it's used without the hyphen then it could be a different matter. Equinox ◑ 23:49, 20 August 2012 (UTC)
- Delete But do we really think that words are really formed from a prefix over- rather than by combination of over. DCDuring TALK 01:30, 21 August 2012 (UTC)
- I notice something similar missing: "over" in the sense of "over here" and "over there". DEIDATVM (talk) 15:17, 3 July 2016 (UTC)
There doesn't seem to be any real reference on this page anymore to the use as a separate word of over to mean excessively or very much, such as: Be not righteous over much; neither make thyself over wise: why shouldest thou destroy thyself? This is listed on a separate page but many times is spelled as two words like this. Eric Schiefelbein (talk) 23:04, 16 May 2017 (UTC)