Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb imbricate

2 senses of imbricate

Sense 1
imbricate -- (place so as to overlap; "imbricate the roof tiles")
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

Sense 2
imbricate -- (overlap; "The roof tiles imbricate")
       => overlap -- (extend over and cover a part of; "The roofs of the houses overlap in this crowded city")

Antonyms of adj imbricate

1 sense of imbricate

Sense 1
imbricate, imbricated -- (used especially of leaves or bracts; overlapping or layered as scales or shingles)

INDIRECT (VIA rough) -> smooth -- (having a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or irregularities; "smooth skin"; "a smooth tabletop"; "smooth fabric"; "a smooth road"; "water as smooth as a mirror")

Similarity of adj imbricate

1 sense of imbricate

Sense 1
imbricate, imbricated -- (used especially of leaves or bracts; overlapping or layered as scales or shingles)
       => rough (vs. smooth), unsmooth -- (having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face")

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