from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A broad, comprehensive view; a survey.
  • n. A summary or review.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A brief summary, as of a book or a presentation.
  • v. To engage in an overview; to provide a brief summary.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An inspection or overlooking.
  • n. A brief summary of a topic, situation, or plan; an outline or survey{2}.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To overlook.
  • n. An overlooking; inspection.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a general summary of a subject


over + view (Wiktionary)



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