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overlie

verb

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1 to lie over parts of one another
  • the puzzle pieces overlay one another in complete disarray on the floor

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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

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The first known use of overlie was in the 13th century

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“Overlie.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/overlie. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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