What are some alternative words for overhead?

Synonyms for overhead
ˈoʊ vərˈhɛd; ˈoʊ vərˌhɛd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. operating expense, operating cost, overhead, budget items(noun)

    the expense of maintaining property (e.g., paying property taxes and utilities and insurance); it does not include depreciation or the cost of financing or income taxes

    Synonyms:
    command processing overhead, budget items, command processing overhead time, command overhead, operating cost, operating expense, smash, disk overhead, viewgraph

    Antonyms:
    surface, underground, submarine, undersea, subsurface, opencut, opencast, underwater, submerged, submersed, grade-constructed, aboveground, belowground, subterranean, subterraneous

  2. command processing overhead time, command processing overhead, command overhead, overhead(noun)

    (computer science) the processing time required by a device prior to the execution of a command

    Synonyms:
    command processing overhead, budget items, command processing overhead time, command overhead, operating cost, operating expense, smash, disk overhead, viewgraph

    Antonyms:
    aboveground, subsurface, belowground, opencast, underground, submarine, undersea, subterraneous, opencut, surface, submerged, grade-constructed, underwater, submersed, subterranean

  3. disk overhead, overhead(noun)

    (computer science) the disk space required for information that is not data but is used for location and timing

    Synonyms:
    command processing overhead, budget items, command processing overhead time, command overhead, operating cost, operating expense, smash, disk overhead, viewgraph

    Antonyms:
    surface, submerged, underwater, subterraneous, submarine, subterranean, opencut, aboveground, subsurface, underground, grade-constructed, opencast, submersed, undersea, belowground

  4. viewgraph, overhead(noun)

    a transparency for use with an overhead projector

    Synonyms:
    command processing overhead, budget items, command processing overhead time, command overhead, operating cost, operating expense, smash, disk overhead, viewgraph

    Antonyms:
    undersea, opencast, submarine, submerged, surface, grade-constructed, subterranean, opencut, underwater, subsurface, submersed, belowground, subterraneous, underground, aboveground

  5. overhead(noun)

    (nautical) the top surface of an enclosed space on a ship

    Synonyms:
    command processing overhead, budget items, command processing overhead time, command overhead, viewgraph, operating cost, operating expense, smash, disk overhead

    Antonyms:
    subterranean, opencut, underground, underwater, undersea, submersed, aboveground, submerged, belowground, grade-constructed, surface, submarine, opencast, subsurface, subterraneous

  6. overhead, smash(adj)

    a hard return hitting the tennis ball above your head

    Synonyms:
    crash, command overhead, operating cost, bang, operating expense, strike, viewgraph, command processing overhead, smash-up, belt, knock, smasher, budget items, command processing overhead time, hit, disk overhead, bash, smash

    Antonyms:
    submarine, opencast, submersed, underwater, submerged, grade-constructed, subterranean, surface, belowground, aboveground, subterraneous, underground, subsurface, undersea, opencut

  7. overhead(adverb)

    located or originating from above

    "an overhead crossing"

    Antonyms:
    undersea, opencut, underwater, submarine, underground, submerged, surface, opencast, subsurface, subterraneous, grade-constructed, belowground, aboveground, subterranean, submersed

  8. overhead(adverb)

    above your head; in the sky

    "planes were flying overhead"

    Antonyms:
    underwater, opencast, underground, submarine, subsurface, opencut, belowground, subterraneous, undersea, aboveground, submersed, surface, submerged, grade-constructed, subterranean

  9. overhead(adverb)

    above the head; over the head

    "bring the legs together overhead"

    Antonyms:
    opencut, belowground, subterraneous, submersed, surface, submerged, underground, undersea, opencast, submarine, grade-constructed, underwater, aboveground, subsurface, subterranean

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. overhead(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    above, aloft

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. overhead(adv)

    Synonyms:
    aloft, above

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How to use overhead in a sentence?

  1. Ocean City:

    When East Coast Falcons professionals fly the raptors overhead, gulls know instinctively to leave an unsafe place, professional falconry-based bird abatement is a humane, effective solution for removing nuisance birds.

  2. Yohann Bardoux:

    Of course I'm worried about her, I hope it all comes down soon, and turns out well, they are everywhere. It's really jumping. They've blocked the whole zones, we've got helicopters overhead, the police presence is impressive.

  3. Michael Taylor:

    Granted, air travel isn't perfect, planes remain pretty packed with over 80% load factors. That means that the middle seat is more likely to be occupied -- that empty middle seat used to be free real estate for passengers -- and overhead bin space issues are trending upward again.

  4. United Airlines:

    This was a tragic accident that should never have occurred, as pets should never be placed in the overhead bin. We assume full responsibility for this tragedy and express our deepest condolences to the family and are committed to supporting them, we are thoroughly investigating what occurred to prevent this from ever happening again.

  5. Ashton Carter:

    We've got a lot of work to do, the taxpayer cannot comprehend it, let alone support the defense budget when they read ... of cost overruns, lack of accounting and accountability, needless overhead, and the like. This must stop.


Translations for overhead

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  • فوقArabic
  • Überkopf-, oben, allgemeine Unkosten, darüber, Mehraufwand, Overhead, vergeudetes GeldGerman
  • gastos generalesSpanish
  • pään, kiinteät, päällä, yläpuolella, oleva, kustannukset, yläpuolinen, taivaallaFinnish
  • frais généreuxFrench
  • fix költség, felső, rezsiHungarian
  • 間接費, オーバーヘッドJapanese
  • overheadNorwegian
  • narzutPolish
  • наверху, накладные расходы, накладнойRussian
  • fiksni trošak, hladni pogonSerbo-Croatian
  • overheadSwedish
  • havada, başın üstünde, yukarıda, başdan yukarıda, genel giderler, genel giderlerle ilgili, boşa harcanan paraTurkish
  • Chinese

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