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Antonyms for overboard
ˈoʊ vərˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrdover·board

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  1. overboardadverb

    to extremes

    "he went overboard to please his in-laws"

  2. overboardadverb

    from on board a vessel into the water

    "they dropped their garbage overboard"

How to use overboard in a sentence?

  1. Mahmud Rafiq:

    We had very little food, and we agreed that we would leave it for the women and children, then they started hitting us. They took the food. They pushed many of us overboard. They beat us and attacked us with knives. I was hit with a wooden plank on the head and on my legs.

  2. Lisa Hay:

    I think the federal government went overboard in some of the ways they addressed these protests.

  3. Captain Daniel Pickles:

    It’s common to find the narcotics bales have been weighted so they sink when they’re thrown overboard, it’s part of the cat-and-mouse game.

  4. Jessa Duggar:

    I do want to speak up in his defense against people who are calling him a child molester or a pedophile or a rapist, some people are saying. I'm like that is so overboard and a lie really, I mean people get mad at me for saying that but I can say this because I was one of the victims.

  5. Leroy Cline:

    He went overboard, exactly what he did to me he did to the superstar tennis player.

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