25 Verbs That Start With O (Most Common)

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Do you want to know what some of the most common verbs that start with O are? Well, you are in the right place. Keep reading to find them all and see examples of how to use them.


Meaning: To listen to someone’s orders and carry them out.


Example Sentence: Tina said I need to obey her like I’m some kid.


Meaning: To argue against something that someone said.


Example Sentence: Lisa will object to everything I say because she doesn’t like me.


Meaning: To completely destroy something or someone.


Example Sentence: I will obliterate all of my opponents in League of Legends.


Meaning: To hide something from sight, to make it harder to see.


Example Sentence: Your face is obscured in that photo, I didn’t recognize you..


Meaning: To watch something or someone.


Example Sentence: I observed the way you behave in class and I am not happy.


Meaning: To think about someone or something very hard.


Example Sentence: I have been obsessing about Josh for weeks now!


Meaning: To acquire something.


Example Sentence: I obtained those limited sneakers yesterday, they look great.


Meaning: To happen.


Example Sentence: Something terrible occurred last night.


Meaning: To hurt someone’s feelings by something you said.


Example Sentence: This might offend you, but you don’t look good today.


Meaning: To give someone something that they can accept or reject.


Example Sentence: I can offer you my old t-shirt if you don’t have anything to wear..


Meaning: To leave something out.


Example Sentence: Why did you omit the part from last night when you got drunk and hit on all those girls?


Meaning: To make something or someone no longer closed.


Example Sentence: Will you open the door for me? My hands are full.


Meaning: To be against something or someone.


Example Sentence: Why did you oppose my suggestions at the meeting?


Meaning: To make something into the best that it can be.


Example Sentence: I optimized your laptop, it works perfectly now.


Meaning: To arrange an elaborate plan in order to achieve a result.


Example Sentence: We orchestrated everything perfectly, I can’t believe our surprise party got ruined!


Meaning: To arrange something in a way that is orderly.


Example Sentence: I organized all of the documents in the office.


Meaning: To start.


Example Sentence: Our love originated 10 years ago when we were in college.


Meaning: To grow too big for something.


Example Sentence: Thomas outgrew his sneakers.


Meaning: To be better than someone in something by using your wits and intelligence.


Example Sentence: I was outsmarted by Sandy while we were playing Street Fighter.


Meaning: To prevail in something despite adversity.


Example Sentence: I overcame everything life threw at me, I can handle a new job.


Meaning: To cook something for too long, longer than necessary.


Example Sentence: I overcooked my lunch today, and now I don’t have anything to eat.


Meaning: To flow over the top of something.


Example Sentence: When I came into the bathroom water was overflowing everywhere.


Meaning: To dominate someone or something because of superior power.


Example Sentence: I got overpowered in my match against Lenny.


Meaning: To have a debt you need to pay someone.


Example Sentence: Mark owes me money.


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