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See definition of imbricate on Dictionary.com
  • as inlap
  • as inoverlap

synonyms for imbricate

  • cover
  • enfold
  • envelop
  • fold
  • overlie
  • override
  • ride
  • shingle
  • swaddle
  • swathe
  • turn
  • twist
  • wrap
See also synonyms for: imbricated
  • flap
  • overhang
  • overlay
  • overlie
  • overrun
  • project
  • protrude
  • ride
  • shingle
  • extend along
  • fold over
  • go beyond
  • lap over
  • run over

antonyms for imbricate

MOST RELEVANT
  • free
  • let go
  • release
  • uncover
  • unwrap
  • divide
  • separate
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How to use imbricate in a sentence

The first and oldest of these varieties is generally called Scale or Imbricate armour.
ARMOUR & WEAPONSCHARLES JOHN FFOULKES
Sepals and petals colored alike, in three or more rows of three, imbricate.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Sepals and petals imbricate, each in two rows of three (rarely in twos or fours).
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Sporocarps sessile beneath the stem; small, floating, pinnately branched, with minute imbricate leaves.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Antheridia 3–20, in the axils of small saccate leaves, which are scarcely imbricate or crowded into terminal heads.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Imbricate: arranged or appearing like the scales on a fish or the shingles on a roof.
EXPLANATION OF TERMS USED IN ENTOMOLOGYJOHN. B. SMITH
Diagram of a flower of Linden, showing the calyx valvate and corolla imbricate in the bud, etc.
THE ELEMENTS OF BOTANYASA GRAY
The imbricate and the convolute modes sometimes vary one into the other, especially in the corolla.
THE ELEMENTS OF BOTANYASA GRAY
Spikelets are narrowly lanceolate, closely appressed and imbricate, 1/6 inch long excluding the awn and very variable.
A HANDBOOK OF SOME SOUTH INDIAN GRASSESRAI BAHADUR K. RANGA ACHARIYAR
Scales smooth, ovate, imbricate, those of the belly 6-sided.
JOURNALS OF TWO EXPEDITIONS OF DISCOVERY IN NORTH-WEST AND WESTERN AUSTRALIA, VOL. 2 (OF 2)GEORGE GREY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO IMBRICATE

  • cover
  • enfold
  • envelop
  • fold
  • imbricate
  • overlie
  • override
  • ride
  • shingle
  • swaddle
  • swathe
  • turn
  • twist
  • wrap
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.