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Definition of overstand



  • 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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Definitions include: "crystal clear", i.e. easy to understand.
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Definitions include: to understand.
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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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