Definition of Overrake

1. 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.



Definition of Overrake

1. Verb. (transitive) To rake over, or sweep across, from end to end, as waves break over a vessel anchored with its head to the sea. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Overrake

1. to sweep over [v OVERRAKED, OVERRAKING, OVERRAKES]

Overrake Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Overrake Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Overrake

overpursues
overpursuing
overput
overqualification
overqualified
overquantified
overquantify
overquantifying
overquell
overquelled
overquick
overquietness
overraced
overrack
overracks
overrake (current term)
overraked
overrakes
overraking
overran
overrank
overrash
overrate
overrated
overratedness
overrates
overrating
overreached
overreacher

Literary usage of Overrake

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. New-England's Memorial by Nathaniel Morton, William Bradford, Thomas Prince, Edward Winslow (1855)
"... to prevent his washing overboard, and the seas did so overrake them, as that many times those upon the deck knew not whether they were within board or ..."

2. Bradford's History of Plymouth Plantation, 1606-1646 by William Bradford (1908)
"... was faine to be bound fast for washing away; the seas did so overrake them, as many times those upon the decke knew not whether they were within bord or ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Overrake

Search for Overrake on Dictionary.com!Search for Overrake on Thesaurus.com!Search for Overrake on Google!Search for Overrake on Wikipedia!

Search