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Synonyms and Antonyms of overlay

  1. 1 to form a layer over <you should apply a coat of primer first, and then overlay it with two coats of paint> Synonyms blanket, carpet, coat, cover, overlie, overspread, sheetRelated Words enclose (also inclose), enrobe, enshroud, enswathe, envelop, enwrap, mantle, shawl, shroud, swathe, wrap; cloak, clothe, curtain, veil; circle, encircle, encompass

  2. 2 to lie over parts of one another <cedar shingles overlaying one another on the roof> Synonyms lap, overlap, overlie, overspreadRelated Words shingle

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