(adjective, adverb)


1. in a foreign country

- overseas markets

Similar word(s): foreign, abroad

2. being or passing over or across the sea

- some overseas trade in grain arose

Similar word(s): marine, oversea

Sentences with overseas as an adjective:

- Overseas branches of the company are doing well.

- Overseas Chinese communities exist in North and South America.

- Her overseas trip went well.


1. beyond or across the sea

- He lived overseas for many years

Similar word(s): oversea

2. in a place across an ocean

Similar word(s): abroad

Sentences with overseas as an adverb:

- He emigrated and now lives overseas.