Definition of Oversea

1. Adjective. Being or passing over or across the sea. "Some overseas trade in grain arose"

Exact synonyms: Overseas
Similar to: Marine



2. Adverb. Beyond or across the sea. "He lived overseas for many years"
Exact synonyms: Overseas

Definition of Oversea

1. a. Beyond the sea; foreign.

2. adv. Over the sea; abroad.

Definition of Oversea

1. Adjective. (chiefly British) (alternative spelling of overseas) ¹

2. Adverb. (chiefly British) (alternative spelling of overseas) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oversea

1. overseas [adv] - See also: overseas

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oversea

overscheduled
overschedules
overscheduling
overschooled
overscore
overscored
overscores
overscoring
overscreen
overscreened
overscreening
overscreens
overscrupulosity
overscrupulous
overscrupulousness
oversea (current term)
oversearch
oversearched
oversearches
oversearching
overseas
overseas Chinese
overseas cap
overseas telegram
overseas territory
overseason
overseasoned
overseasoning
overseasons
oversecretion

Literary usage of Oversea

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1. The Port of Hamburg by Edwin Jones Clapp (1911)
"Frequent and speedy oversea connection between Hamburg and a foreign country often determines whether a ... At this date Hamburg had one oversea line: a De ..."

2. The Geologist by Samuel Joseph Mackie (1862)
"56589 tons of coal and 2.133 tons of coke oversea, and 23.746 tons of coal coastwise; Blyth. 147110 tons of coal oversea, ..."

3. Theory and Practice of International Commerce by Archibald John Wolfe (1919)
"B. Contracts in the Import of oversea Produce. oversea produce of various kinds may be sold in Europe and America while still in transit upon the sea or ..."

4. The Evolution of Sea-power by Percy Arthur Baxter Silburn (1912)
"The advantage that Great Britain holds over all other powers is the number and strategic situation of her oversea possessions. Not only are these stations ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"But there is no doubt that the oversea commerce has been increasing faster than the continental commerce and the commerce with countries of economically ..."

6. Problems of Population and Parenthood: Being the 2d Report of and the Chief by James Marchant (1920)
"The object of the change of name was to emphasise the distinction between oversea settlement within the Empire and emigration outside the Empire. ..."

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