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Definition of overstand

overstand

verb

  • to understand something so completely that one "over"-stands.
    I overstand the situation, my friend.

    Last edited on Dec 27 2002. Submitted by Rudy from Toronto, ON, Canada on Dec 27 2002.

  • Overstand is a word used by the Rastafarians of the Caribbean Islands in place of the word understand; they also shorten the word and say "overs"

    Last edited on Jan 07 2011. Submitted by Anonymous on Jan 07 2011.

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Other terms relating to 'to understand':

Definitions include: "crystal clear", i.e. easy to understand.
Definitions include: to leave.
Definitions include: to understand.
Definitions include: to figure something out, esp. to finally grasp something difficult and elusive of understanding.
Definitions include: to become aware of underhanded dealings.
Definitions include: to be engaged completely (e.g. mentally, emotionally, etc.) in a situation, not just physically.
Definitions include: to understand.
Definitions include: misspelling of "capisce".
Definitions include: to support an action.
Definitions include: to understand.
Definitions include: to see.

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Definitions include: one who is attracted to intelligent people. A person who finds intelligence attractive. from Latin sapio ('wise, sensible, discerning') and Greek -phile ('loving') "I am 'attracted to intelligence' therefore I am a sapiophile."
Definitions include: adj. The quality of being visually offensive to such an extreme that no other existing word can be used to properly express it.
Definitions include: Breasts, Southern English derivation of "chest."
Definitions include: to engage in sexual intercourse for casual or lighthearted reasons; sex for fun and enjoyment
Definitions include: "not good" in Spanish.
Definitions include: a holding cell for drunk people, usually in a county jail.
Definitions include: fellatio forced on a non-consenting recipient (i.e. forcing the penis into another person's mouth.)
Definitions include: see padiddle.
Definitions include: spelling variant of "whoosh".
Definitions include: stupid or ignorant

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