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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