Synonyms for overlap

Synonyms for (noun) overlap

Synonyms: lap, overlap

Definition: a flap that lies over another part

Usage: the lap of the shingles should be at least ten inches

Similar words: flap

Definition: any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely

Usage: he wrote on the flap of the envelope


Synonyms: overlap

Definition: the property of partial coincidence in time

Similar words: concurrence, conjunction, coincidence, co-occurrence

Definition: the temporal property of two things happening at the same time

Usage: the interval determining the coincidence gate is adjustable


Synonyms: convergence, intersection, overlap

Definition: a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena

Usage: there was no overlap between their proposals

Similar words: representation, internal representation, mental representation

Definition: a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image

Synonyms for (verb) overlap

Synonyms: overlap

Definition: coincide partially or wholly

Usage: Our vacations overlap

Similar words: cooccur, coincide, co-occur

Definition: go with, fall together


Synonyms: overlap

Definition: extend over and cover a part of

Usage: The roofs of the houses overlap in this crowded city

Similar words: extend, cover, continue

Definition: span an interval of distance, space or time

Usage: The war extended over five years; The period covered the turn of the century; My land extends over the hills on the horizon; This farm covers some 200 acres; The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles