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  • adj.up above
  • noungeneral, continuing costs of operation

synonyms for overhead

  • aerial
  • aloft
  • atop
  • skyward
  • upward
  • above
  • hanging
  • over
  • roof
  • upper
  • in the sky
  • on high
  • overhanging
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How to use overhead in a sentence

Whether you’re a late-night reader or prefer to illuminate your room without any overhead bulbs, a lamp can provide a function and be a creature comfort.
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For example, new software could give astronomers a heads up for when and where satellites are expected to pass overhead.
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We also dispatch personnel to substations to assess and repair any issues that arise during the day, and utilize overhead and underground crews to assess and repair any issues.
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Astronomers would peer through an eyepiece to guide the telescope by hand, keeping up with the stars as they spun by overhead.
SOCIAL DISTANCING FROM THE STARSEMILY LEVESQUEAUGUST 11, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
The company said it increased marketing investment by 270 basis points — or around $480 million — though this increase was partially offset by 230 basis points of overhead and marketing expense savings.
HOW THE WORLD’S BIGGEST ADVERTISERS ARE SPENDING (OR NOT) AS THE PANDEMIC GRINDS ONLARA O'REILLYAUGUST 3, 2020DIGIDAY
Many luxury properties with high overhead expenses first responded to the pandemic by completely shutting their doors.
HOTELS TWEAK THEIR MODEL AND MISSION TO SURVIVE THE PANDEMICANNE QUITOJULY 14, 2020QUARTZ
Simplifying processors and specializing them to specific applications also holds promise for removing much of the overhead involved in building jack-of-all-trades general-purpose chips.
COMPUTING POWER CAN KEEP GROWING AS MOORE’S LAW WINDS DOWN. HERE’S HOWEDD GENTJUNE 8, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Out of the darkening sky rang the twanging call of a night-hawk, and the cluck of a dozing hen sounded from the foliage overhead.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
The gigantic pylon, its shoulders breaking the sky four-square far overhead, seemed the prodigious portal of another world.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The long dry fingers of the palm trees rattled overhead, and looking up, he saw the divine light of the starry heavens.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERHEAD

  • aloft
  • atop
  • beyond
  • high
  • on high
  • on top of
  • over
  • overhead
  • raised
  • superior
  • upon
  • general expenses
  • operating budget
  • operating costs
  • operating expenses
  • overhead
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.