Definition of Overplus

1. Noun. Extreme excess. "An embarrassment of riches"

Exact synonyms: Embarrassment, Plethora, Superfluity
Generic synonyms: Excess, Excessiveness, Inordinateness
Specialized synonyms: Redundance, Redundancy
Derivative terms: Plethoric, Superfluous



Definition of Overplus

1. n. That which remains after a supply, or beyond a quantity proposed; surplus.

Definition of Overplus

1. Noun. That which remains beyond what is necessary or required; a surplus. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Overplus

1. a surplus [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overplus

overplots
overplotted
overplotting
overplough
overploughed
overploughing
overploughs
overplow
overplowed
overplowing
overplows
overpluck
overplucked
overplucking
overplucks
overplus (current term)
overpluses
overply
overplying
overpoise
overpolish
overpolished
overpolishes
overpolishing
overponderous
overpopularized
overpopulate
overpopulated
overpopulates
overpopulating

Literary usage of Overplus

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1. A Selection of Leading Cases in Equity: With Notes by Horace Binney Wallace, Frederick Thomas White, John Innes Clark Hare, Owen Davies Tudor (1876)
"Upon the •whole, we contend that, if the shares of the deceased legatees in the overplus are undisposed, parts of those shares being constituted by money ..."

2. The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut [1636-1776] by Connecticut, Connecticut General Assembly, Connecticut Council, Council of Safety (Conn.)., James Hammond Trumbull, Charles Jeremy Hoadly (1881)
"lQd. lawful money, and the incident charges of said sale, and that the overplus, if any there be, be disposed of to and among the widow and heirs of said ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1845)
"DEVISE in trust to sell, but not for less than 10,0001., and to pay several sums, amounting to 7800/. and the overplus moneys arising from the sale to A. A ..."

4. pennsylvania archives by Pennsylvania State Library, Pennsylvania Dept. of Public Instruction, Pennsylvania Secretary of the Commonwealth (1878)
"I am laying all T. Call's Claims on overplus Lands of w"* shall acquaint him, there is 15000 acres taken up for the last year in the place T. ff. mentioned, ..."

5. The Register Book of the Lands and Houses in the "New Towne" and the Town of by Cambridge (Mass.). Proprietors (1896)
"... and So belong unto the overplus Voted on the Affirmative on the Same Day : voted Whether ... Should be given to Mr Brattle as an overplus to his Salary, ..."

6. The Gentleman's Magazine (1810)
"As this land will, in all probability, produce more than •will be expended, the overplus to be sold, a.id Ihe money given them for the purpose of buying !ta ..."

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