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synonyms for overlap

  • flap
  • imbricate
  • overhang
  • overlay
  • overlie
  • overrun
  • project
  • protrude
  • ride
  • shingle
  • extend along
  • fold over
  • go beyond
  • lap over
  • run over
See also synonyms for: overlapped / overlapping
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antonyms for overlap

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  • divide
  • separate
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How to use overlap in a sentence

The overlap between solarpunk and afrofuturism—a movement brilliantly summarized in the work of Ytasha Womack—is significant.
SOLARPUNK IS GROWING A GORGEOUS NEW WORLD IN THE CRACKS OF THE OLD ONECARIN ISMSEPTEMBER 6, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
In fact, there’s ample overlap between QAnon adherents and anti-vaxxers, who in some cases fear the vaccine is a form of mind control.
DONALD DOSSIER: THE LOOMING VACCINE WARSDANIEL MALLOYAUGUST 23, 2020OZY
Even when a brain region shows a sex difference on average, there is typically considerable overlap between the male and female distributions.
BRAIN SCIENTISTS HAVEN’T BEEN ABLE TO FIND MAJOR DIFFERENCES BETWEEN WOMEN’S AND MEN’S BRAINS, DESPITE OVER A CENTURY OF SEARCHINGLGBTQ-EDITORAUGUST 13, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Villa cited “a timing overlap” and said a bond consultant had advised against it.
HOW THE CITY CAME TO LEASE A LEMONLISA HALVERSTADT AND JESSE MARXAUGUST 10, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
This included genetic relatedness and the amount of environmental overlap between dolphins.
DOLPHINS CAN LEARN FROM THEIR PEERS HOW TO USE SHELLS AS TOOLSJACK J. LEEAUGUST 6, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
However, Instagram is seen by industry executives as TikTok’s foremost competition because the two platforms are considered most alike with a lot of overlap between their audiences.
‘THERE IS A BATTLE GOING ON’: TIKTOK-INSTAGRAM RIVALRY FOR CREATORS HEATING UPTIM PETERSONAUGUST 3, 2020DIGIDAY
This is all complicated by the fact that the legal and illegal cannabis industries have some overlap.
MORNING REPORT: BORDER PATROL IS TRIPPING UP LEGAL POT OPERATIONSVOICE OF SAN DIEGOJUNE 29, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The dolphins’ network of social interactions explained shelling’s spread better than other factors, including genetic relatedness and the amount of environmental overlap between dolphins.
DOLPHINS CAN LEARN FROM PEERS HOW TO USE SHELLS AS TOOLSJACK J. LEEJUNE 25, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The man on the girl's right seemed to overlap her possessively which could have been accounted for by the width of his shoulders.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
But it must not be forgotten that both the departments themselves and the evidence for them frequently overlap.
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERLAP

  • bend
  • bulge
  • cockle
  • corrugation
  • furrow
  • groove
  • line
  • overlap
  • pleat
  • plica
  • pucker
  • ridge
  • rimple
  • rivel
  • ruck
  • rugosity
  • tuck
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