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Overtime vs Intime - What's the difference?

overtime | intime |

As a noun overtime

is the working time outside of one's regular hours.

As an adverb overtime

is exceeding regular working hours.

As an adjective intime is

inward; internal; intimate.



  • (uncountable) The working time outside of one's regular hours
  • Workers are usually paid extra for working overtime .
  • (sports, countable) An extra period of play when a contest has a tie score at the end of regulation.
  • That last-second shot ties the game 99-99 and sends it to overtime !
  • (uncountable) The rate of pay, usually higher, for work done outside of or in addition to regular hours.
  • Synonyms

    * (extra period of play) extra time

    Derived terms

    * over-timer, overtimer


  • Exceeding regular working hours.
  • intime



    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete) inward; internal; intimate
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