(O`ver*trow") v. i. To be too trustful or confident; to trust too much. [Obs.] Wyclif
(O"ver*trust`) n. Excessive confidence.
(O`ver*trust"), v. t. & i. To trust too much. Bp. Hall.
(O"ver*ture) [OF. overture, F. ouverture, fr. OF. ovrir, F. ouvrir. See Overt.]
1. An opening or aperture; a recess; a recess; a chamber. [Obs.] Spenser. "The cave's inmost overture."
2. Disclosure; discovery; revelation. [Obs.]
It was heShak.
That made the overture of thy treasons to us.
3. A proposal; an offer; a proposition formally submitted for consideration, acceptance, or rejection. "The
great overture of the gospel." Barrow.
4. (Mus.) A composition, for a full orchestra, designed as an introduction to an oratorio, opera, or ballet,
or as an independent piece; called in the latter case a concert overture.
(O"ver*ture), v. t. To make an overture to; as, to overture a religious body on some subject.
(O`ver*turn") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overturned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Overturning.]
1. To turn or throw from a basis, foundation, or position; to overset; as, to overturn a carriage or a building.
2. To subvert; to destroy; to overthrow.
3. To overpower; to conquer. Milton.
Syn. To demolish; overthrow. See Demolish.
(O"ver*turn`), n. The act off overturning, or the state of being overturned or subverted; overthrow; as,
an overturn of parties.
(O`ver*turn"a*ble) a. Capable of being, or liable to be, overturned or subverted.
(O`ver*turn"er) n. One who overturns. South.
(O`ver*vail") v. t. See Overveil.
(O"ver*val`u*a"tion) n. Excessive valuation; overestimate.
(O`ver*val"ue) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overvalued ; p. pr. & vb. n. Overvaluing.]
1. To value excessively; to rate at too high a price. "To overvalue human power." Holyday.
2. To exceed in value. [R.] H. Brooke.
(O`ver*veil") v. t. To veil or cover. Shak.
(O"ver*view`) n. [Cf. Survey.] An inspection or overlooking. [Obs.] Shak.
(O`ver*vote") v. t. To outvote; to outnumber in votes given. [R.] Eikon Basilike.
(O`ver*walk") v. t. To walk over or upon.