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overlie

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of overlie

  1. 1 to lie over parts of one another <the puzzle pieces overlay one another in complete disarray on the floor> Synonyms lap, overlay, overlap, overspreadRelated Words shingle

  2. 2 to form a layer over <there will be freezing rain tonight, so we can expect to find a thick layer of ice overlying the car windshield in the morning> Synonyms blanket, carpet, coat, overlay, cover, overspread, sheetRelated Words enclose (also inclose), enrobe, enshroud, enswathe, envelop, enwrap, mantle, shawl, shroud, swathe, wrap; cloak, clothe, curtain, veil; circle, encircle, encompass




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