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Synonyms for overlap
ˌoʊ vərˈlæp; ˈoʊ vərˌlæpover·lap

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overlap, convergence, intersectionnoun

    a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena

    "there was no overlap between their proposals"

    Synonyms:
    crossing, intersection point, intersection, lap, carrefour, crossroad, converging, crossway, convergency, product, point of intersection, convergence

  2. overlapnoun

    the property of partial coincidence in time

    Synonyms:
    convergence, intersection, lap

  3. lap, overlapverb

    a flap that lies over another part

    "the lap of the shingles should be at least ten inches"

    Synonyms:
    lap, lap covering, lick, intersection, circuit, circle, convergence

  4. overlapverb

    coincide partially or wholly

    "Our vacations overlap"

  5. overlapverb

    extend over and cover a part of

    "The roofs of the houses overlap in this crowded city"

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Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. overlap

    Synonyms:
    Horizontal overlap--I think that horizontal overbite is correct, DC Dental school, trash other

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How to use overlap in a sentence?

  1. Anthony Scardina:

    But the problem is all of those seasons are starting to overlap, we start to get stretched thin.

  2. Jonathan Simons:

    For now, we see no active surveillance for colon or pancreatic cancer or glioblastoma, but we know that follicular lymphoma, a low-growing, low-grade cancer, does overlap with nonaggressive prostate cancer.

  3. Paul Offit:

    The one thing you can't truncate or coalesce or overlap is the Phase 3 trial, the proof is in the pudding. The Phase 3 trial's the pudding and now you're going to test hopefully 10, 15, 20,000 people that will get this vaccine, 15,000 people that will get placebo and you'll see to what extent this is really safe and you'll see to what extent it's effective.

  4. Cigna CEO David Cordani:

    Within that, there may be deemed by the DOJ some overlap that is not acceptable and we'll deal with that.

  5. Melanie Pittman:

    I try to reach out to other individuals who are growing food in the area, to avoid the overlap - 'I grow tomatoes, you grow carrots,'.

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