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See definition of overlie on Dictionary.com
  • as indominate
  • as inlap
  • as inoverlap
  • as intower above

synonyms for overlie

  • bestride
  • overlook
  • overtop
  • survey
  • look down upon
  • loom over
  • stand over
See also synonyms for: overlay / overlying
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antonyms for overlie

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  • follow
  • go along
  • submit
  • surrender
  • yield
  • free
  • let go
  • release
  • uncover
  • unwrap
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    How to use overlie in a sentence

    For instance, after overlying glaciers have melted, volcanoes in Iceland have shown an uptick in eruptions.
    GREECE’S SANTORINI VOLCANO ERUPTS MORE WHEN THE SEA LEVEL DROPSMARIA TEMMINGAUGUST 24, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
    Volcanoes in Iceland, for instance, have shown an uptick in eruptions after overlying glaciers have melted, relieving the volcanic systems of the weight of the ice.
    GREECE’S SANTORINI VOLCANO ERUPTS MORE OFTEN WHEN SEA LEVEL DROPSMARIA TEMMINGAUGUST 2, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
    Marls and limestones with fossils of an Eocene facies overlie the Cretaceous rocks on the Gabun.
    ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 1 "FRANCISCANS" TO "FRENCH LANGUAGE"VARIOUS
    It also drains regions of the glacial drift and beds which overlie overturned Miocene strata, and are sometimes mixed with them.
    THE DIATOMACEAE OF PHILADELPHIA AND VICINITYCHARLES SUMNER BOYER
    This was a satire upon shams, conventions, the disguises which overlie the most spiritual realities of the soul.
    FROM CHAUCER TO TENNYSONHENRY A. BEERS
    Also a pair of elements which overlie the position of the external occipital joint.
    A GUIDE TO THE STUDY OF FISHES, VOLUME 1 (OF 2)DAVID STARR JORDAN
    These overlie the bony scutes of armadillos and occur covering the tail in several groups of mammals, such as beavers and rats.
    THE VERTEBRATE SKELETONSIDNEY H. REYNOLDS
    But I reckoned without those superficial beach jealousies which overlie the essential solidarity of the fishermen.
    A POOR MAN'S HOUSESTEPHEN SYDNEY REYNOLDS
    As is usual, the exopodites of these appendages overlie and curve behind the endopodites.
    THE APPENDAGES, ANATOMY, AND RELATIONSHIPS OF TRILOBITESPERCY EDWARD RAYMOND
    The nodules of clay-ironstone in the strata that overlie the limestone were mined and smelted down to 1750.
    ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 6, SLICE 4VARIOUS
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    WORDS RELATED TO OVERLIE

    • bestride
    • look down upon
    • loom over
    • overlie
    • overlook
    • overtop
    • stand over
    • survey
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