(1) Beyond the regular time
"She often has to work overtime"
(2) Work done in addition to regular working hours
(3) Playing time beyond regulation, to break a tie
- The working time outside of one's regular hours
- Workers are usually paid extra for working overtime.
- 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!
- The rate of pay, usually higher, for work done outside of or in addition to regular hours.