Definition of Overwrote

1. Verb. (simple past of overwrite) ¹



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Definition of Overwrote

1. overwrite [v] - See also: overwrite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overwrote

overworlds
overworn
overwound
overwrap
overwrapped
overwrapping
overwraps
overwrest
overwrested
overwrite
overwriter
overwriters
overwrites
overwriting
overwritten
overwrote (current term)
overwrought
overwroughtness
overyear
overyears
overyielding
overzeal
overzealous
overzealously
overzealousness
overzeals
ovest
ovi-
oviboses
ovibovine

Literary usage of Overwrote

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1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"Nothing that Robinson overwrote reaches the level of his alleged address to the departing pilgrims ; expressing confidence that 'the Lord has more truth yet ..."

2. Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1910)
""Vivian Grey," with all its youthful faults, gives one a greater impression of purely intellectual brilliance than anything else he overwrote or spoke. ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1879)
"From an early period of its progress his Magazine engrossed a very large share of his time ; and though he scarcely overwrote for its pages himself, ..."

4. Letters and Journals of Lord Byron: With Notices of His Life by George Gordon Byron Byron (1830)
"I told you it was one of the best things you overwrote, though that dog Power «anted you to omit part of it. They are all regretting your absence at ..."

5. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"On January 29, 1894, the defendant refusing to pay the balance then due on the note, the plaintiffs, t by their attorney, overwrote the defendant's ..."

6. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"If transferee knew note was Indorsed before payee overwrote his Indorsement, he must, to recover of the original indorser, give the same extrinsic evidence ..."

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