over and above

over and above
b) more than is necessary or than expected

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  • Over and above — Over O ver, adv. 1. From one side to another; from side to side; across; crosswise; as, a board, or a tree, a foot over, i. e., a foot in diameter. [1913 Webster] 2. From one person or place to another regarded as on the opposite side of a space… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Over and above — Above A*bove , prep. [OE. above, aboven, abuffe, AS. abufon; an (or on) on + be by + ufan upward; cf. Goth. uf under. [root]199. See {Over}.] 1. In or to a higher place; higher than; on or over the upper surface; over; opposed to {below} or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • over and above — (something) in addition to something. We spent $1000 on hotels, and that s over and above food and entertainment …   New idioms dictionary

  • over and above — ► over and above in addition to. Main Entry: ↑over …   English terms dictionary

  • over and above — index a fortiori, also Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • over and above — in addition to a particular amount or thing. Pensioners will receive an increase of Ј5 per week over and above inflation. The average family pays 40% of their income in taxes, and that s over and above their mortgage, bills, and food …   New idioms dictionary

  • over and above — in addition to the amount that exists Diplomats receive a generous living allowance over and above their basic salaries. This £151 million is over and above the government s previous spending plans …   English dictionary

  • over and above — we will not pay any costs over and above the original quote Syn: in addition to, on top of, plus, as well as, besides, along with …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • over and above something — over and above (something) in addition to something. We spent $1000 on hotels, and that s over and above food and entertainment …   New idioms dictionary

  • over-and-above cost — perviršinės sąnaudos statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis NATO poreikiams tenkinti reikalingos sąnaudos, viršijančios valstybių saviesiems poreikiams skiriamas sąnaudas. atitikmenys: angl. over and above cost ryšiai: susijęs terminas – papildomos… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • over and above — above and beyond …   English contemporary dictionary

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