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Synonyms for overlay
ˌoʊ vərˈleɪ; ˈoʊ vərˌleɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sheathing, overlay, overlayer(noun)

    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

    Synonyms:
    overlayer, sheathing

  2. overlay(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    overlayer, sheathing

  3. overlay, cover(verb)

    put something on top of something else

    "cover the meat with a lot of gravy"

    Synonyms:
    brood, get over, embrace, plow, wrap up, enshroud, compensate, breed, encompass, continue, treat, hatch, incubate, report, track, extend, cut across, overlie, cut through, deal, shroud, underwrite, overcompensate, address, spread over, hide, traverse, pass over, comprehend, handle, cover, cross, get across, cover up, insure

  4. overlie, overlay(verb)

    kill by lying on

    "The sow overlay her piglets"

    Synonyms:
    cover, overlie

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. overlay(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    cover, spread over

  2. overlay(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    crush, smother

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    superposition, overlap, overlapping, superimpose, coating, superimposition, tipped

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How to say overlay in sign language?

  1. overlay

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