Definitions For Overarching


OVERARCHING (plural OVERARCHINGs) A structure that arches over something.


That forms an overhead arch (by extension) all-embracing or overwhelming : Synonym: all-embracing, all-encompassing : {{ux, en, The work attains narrative continuity, variety in its stories, and unity through the overarching idea of metamorphosis.}}


Indonesian: menyeluruh Italian: omnicomprensivo Russian: всеобъе́млющий Swedish: övergripande


{{infl of, en, overarch, , ing-form}}

Is Overarching a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
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Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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The word Overarching is worth 20 points in Scrabble and 23 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Overarching in a Sentence

  • Computer downtime is an overarching problem in all departments.

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