Definition of Overtime

1. Noun. Work done in addition to regular working hours.

Generic synonyms: Work Time



2. Adverb. Beyond the regular time. "She often has to work overtime"

3. Noun. Playing time beyond regulation, to break a tie.
Exact synonyms: Extra Time
Group relationships: Athletic Game
Generic synonyms: Period, Period Of Time, Time Period
Specialized synonyms: Extra Innings, Overtime Period, Tiebreaker, Sudden Death
Antonyms: Regulation Time

Definition of Overtime

1. n. Time beyond, or in excess of, a limit; esp., extra working time.

Definition of Overtime

1. Noun. The working time outside of one's regular hours ¹

2. Noun. (sports countable) An extra period of play when a contest has a tie score at the end of regulation. ¹

3. Noun. The rate of pay, usually higher, for work done outside of or in addition to regular hours. ¹

4. Adverb. Exceeding regular working hours. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Overtime

1. to exceed the desired timing for [v -TIMED, -TIMING, -TIMES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overtime

overthrown
overthrows
overthrust
overthrust fault
overthrusts
overthwart
overthwartly
overthwartness
overtight
overtighten
overtightened
overtightening
overtightens
overtilde
overtildes
overtime (current term)
overtime period
overtimed
overtimes
overtimid
overtiming
overtip
overtipped
overtipping
overtips
overtire
overtired
overtiredness
overtires
overtiring

Literary usage of Overtime

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1. Fatigue and Efficiency: A Study in Industry by Josephine Clara Goldmark (1912)
"These large issues we will attempt to outline under two heads: first, the relation between overtime and greater continuity or regularity of employment; ..."

2. The Federal Service by Lewis Mayers (1922)
"overtime work, on the whole, is uncommon in the federal service. In the departments at Washington, unusual congestion of business, or the necessity for ..."

3. War-time Strikes and Their Adjustment by Alexander M. Bing (1921)
"inefficiency of the workers and this condition has gone over to peace time as one of our most serious problems of industry.1 overtime Attention has already ..."

4. Child Problems by George Benjamin Mangold (1914)
"overtime. overtime employment, even in the states where fairly acceptable child labor laws are in operation, still continues. ..."

5. The Conflicts of Capital and Labour: Historically and Economically by George Howell (1890)
"The " greed for overtime " is less conspicuous with employers than with the ... The advantage of systematic overtime is not ultimately greater to the ..."

6. Sessional Papersby Canada Parliament by Canada Parliament (1901)
"Brought forward 62,59762 Wages (rates giren are per week, overtime per hour)— Continued. Cot^. Mire A., in bindery : at $2, S30.10 ; overtime at 10c., 50c. ..."

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