Definition of overlap
- The roof shingles overlap each other.
- Baseball season overlaps the football season in September.
- The two towns overlap.
- Some of their duties overlap.
The roof shingles overlap each other.
Baseball season overlaps football season in September.
Some of your duties overlap his.
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: to lie over the edge of (something) : to cover part of the edge of (something)
: to happen at the same time as something else
: to have parts that are the same as parts of something else
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