Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Lovett's was long and high, but at last Lovett's, too, was overpassed.

So it was that the counsel of King Menelaus was overpassed, and that of Odysseus prevailed.

But it seemed to Ricardo that she could pass in any company and yet not be overpassed.

Moreover, my chela, I think that may be we have overpassed that River.'

Ocean-Sea had never been overpassed, and by that token could not be overpassed!

God Almighty preserve his Church and all who put themselves under the shadow of his wings, till these things be overpassed.

Thus the first step I took to extricate myself from my ignorance, overpassed the limits of all ages—the boundaries of time.

Supper-time arrived and overpassed, and then the whole house grew anxious.

A thaw so persistent, however, and at the same time so violent, overpassed their cunning calculations.

A strong Nemesis follows Self to see that its bounds are not overpassed without retribution.