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Synonyms of overlay

Noun


1. sheathing, overlay, overlayer, protective covering, protective cover, protection

usage: 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

2. overlay, layer, bed, decoration, ornament, ornamentation

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

Verb


1. overlay, cover

usage: put something on top of something else; "cover the meat with a lot of gravy"

2. overlie, overlay, kill

usage: kill by lying on; "The sow overlay her piglets"

Verb


1. overlay, cover

usage: lie upon; lie on top of; "the granite overlies the older rocks"

2. overlie, overlay, kill

usage: kill by lying on; "The sow overlay her piglets"

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