Translation of "over" - English-Spanish dictionary


adverb, preposition uk /ˈəʊ·vər/ us /ˈoʊ·vər/

A2 covering someone or something

por encima de
I put the blanket over her.

A2 more than an amount, number, or age

Suitable for children aged five and over.
Recommended for ages five and over.

B1 above or higher than something

por encima de

B1 from one side of something to the other side

por encima de
I climbed over the wall.

B1 during a particular period of time

I was in Seattle over the summer.

B1 on the other side of

al otro lado de
The post office is over the bridge.
over here/there

B1 in this or that place

Put your bags down over there.
over and over (again)

happening or done many times

una y otra vez
I read the article over and over until it made sense.

describes the way an object moves or is moved so that a different part of it is facing up

hacia el otro lado
She turned another page over.

down from a higher to a lower position

hacia abajo
The little boy fell over and started to cry.
adjective uk /ˈəʊ·vər/ us /ˈoʊ·vər/

B1 finished

The exams will be over next week.
noun uk /ˈəʊ·vər/ us /ˈoʊ·vər/

in cricket, a set of six bowls (= throws) from the same end of the field

serie de seis lanzamientos

(Translation of “over” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


preposition /ˈəuvə/

higher than; above in position, number, authority etc

sobre, encima de; más de
Hang that picture over the fireplace
He’s over 90 years old.

from one side to another, on or above the top of; on the other side of

sobre, encima; al otro lado de
He jumped over the gate
She fell over the cat
My friend lives over the street.


He put his handkerchief over his face.


You find people like him all over the world.


por, por motivos de, sobre
a quarrel over money.

by means of

He spoke to her over the telephone.


durante, a través de, a lo largo de
Over the years, she grew to hate her husband.

while having etc

He fell asleep over his dinner.
overly adverb

too or very

excesivamente, en demasía
I’m not overly worried about the situation.
over again

once more

de nuevo, otra vez, una vez más
Play the tune over again.
over and done with

finished; no longer important

pasado y enterrado/olvidado, acabado
He has behaved very wickedly in the past, but that’s all over and done with now.
to speak over twenty (not twenty over) languages.

(Translation of “over” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)