Synonyms for overlay

Synonyms for (noun) overlay

Synonyms: overlay

Definition: a layer of decorative material (such as gold leaf or wood veneer) applied over a surface

Similar words: decoration, ornament, ornamentation

Definition: something used to beautify

Similar words: layer, bed

Definition: single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance

Usage: slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach

Synonyms: sheathing, overlay, overlayer

Definition: protective covering consisting, for example, of a layer of boards applied to the studs and joists of a building to strengthen it and serve as a foundation for a weatherproof exterior

Similar words: protection, protective cover, protective covering

Definition: a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury

Usage: they had no protection from the fallout; wax provided protection for the floors

Synonyms for (verb) overlay

Synonyms: overlay, overlie

Definition: kill by lying on

Usage: The sow overlay her piglets

Similar words: kill

Definition: cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly

Usage: This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank; The farmer killed a pig for the holidays

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