Synonyms of overlying


1. overlie, lie

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"


1. overlying, superimposed, superjacent (vs. subjacent)

usage: placed on or over something else; "an overlying image"

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Definition and meaning of overlying (Dictionary)