Translation of overall in Spanish:


total, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈoʊvəˌrɔl//ˈəʊvərɔːl/


  • 1

    (length) total
    (cost/reduction/result) global
    the overall impression la impresión general / de conjunto
    • he was the overall winner fue (el) campeón absoluto
    • If each neighbourhood looked after its own area, then the overall effect could be very positive.
    • Your Honour, I am doing this in a global way at the moment, showing the overall effect.
    • At the end of the tournament, the player with the highest point total is the overall winner.
    • Readers will then vote for one overall winner and two runners-up in each category.
    • What we must try to do is to judge the overall effect on balance.
    • I come back to Hay with the intention of repeating as overall winner of the Australian Nationals.
    • He had overall responsibility for the policing of the May Day riots.
    • If you play a series of hands, the overall winners are the team with the higher total score at the end.
    • The overall effect is hard to fault, but it is not that memorable.
    • The Montreal-based body has overall responsibility for global drug testing.
    • He will also address the general outlook for the overall industry within the country.
    • The overall effect of the 2001 protocols was to require three times as many vets to do the same work as in 1967.
    • One overall winner will go forward to represent Laois in the national competition.
    • But although his performance is excellent, the overall effect is curiously sad.
    • The details may be small, but the overall effect is one of everything being exactly where it should be.
    • He said the overall effect of the expansion will be to build around much of the existing school facilities.
    • It is part of an overall plan for cutting the social expenses of the state.
    • The 2003 fourth overall pick wasn't ready, physically or mentally, to be thrown into the fire.
    • I am talking about total output and overall patterns here, not exceptions to the rule.
    • The cuts are part of an overall revamping of the company that has yet to report a profit.


  • 1

    she was third overall quedó tercera en la clasificación general
    • sentence adverb overall, one could say that … en términos generales podría decirse que …


  • 1British

    (protective garment)
    bata feminine
    túnica feminine
    • When he had done, his mug empty, he went to his wardrobe where he pulled out a clean pair of underpants and a blue overall.
    • A man wearing an orange overall was sweeping the street while others were running.
    • They were wearing disposable blue overalls bought at a local DIY store to protect their clothes from paint.
    • The picture of men paint spraying in their ordinary clothes, rather than wearing protective overalls and without protective face masks, says it all.
  • 2overalls plural

    • 2.1US (dungarees)

      overol masculine Latin America
      peto masculine Spain
      mameluco masculine Southern Cone
      • Denim goods, including jeans, shorts, skirts and overalls, account for 70 percent of the firm's total production.
      • He had dark jean overalls and a red collared shirt.
      • My green overalls and green shirt with my red jean jacket were my choice for today.
      • Minimum requirements include long-sleeved shirts and long trousers or overalls as well as safety equipment.
      • A parachute is standard equipment as are helmet and goggles, boots, overalls and gloves.
      • He wore dark blue overalls over a white shirt and a brown flat cap on his head to cover his grey hair.
      • Dressed in overalls and a flannel shirt, he looked like a farmer.
      • She took the torn overalls, the ratty dresses, shorts, jeans, skirts, shirts out and tossed them into the hallway.
      • I got home just in time to see my younger sister rush out the door in her summer uniform of overalls and a t-shirt.
      • But Daddy was a poor little boy in an old shirt and overalls once.
      • The DVD treatment is as humble as the overalls and flannel shirts people wear in the show.
      • Some had old clothing, from ancient togas and tunics to overalls and denim.
      • I stayed simple the next day, skipped a shower and pulled my hair up into a ponytail and dressed in overalls and a black tank top.
      • Dressed in miners' overalls and a hard hat, he caught the 6: 30 a.m. elevator that took the miners down for their regular shift.
      • She was dressed in tan fishing overalls with a fishing hat, bulky black boots, and a pink T-shirt underneath.
      • For protective gear, many make do with long-sleeve shirts and long pants because thick overalls, gloves, boots, and masks are expensive or not sold in the markets.
      • Dress suitable for agriculture such as overalls, shirts, and boots is popular.
      • Its 200 highly trained members dress in white overalls, padded clothing and crash helmets to protect themselves against police batons and shields.
      • The father, in a dark, looming form, appears in the doorway, dressed in the gray overalls of his mechanics uniform.
      • It's a constant battle with the management - you need a suit of armour, not overalls, to come to work.

    • 2.2British (boiler suit)

      overol masculine Latin America
      mono masculine Spain