Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun overlap

3 senses of overlap

Sense 1
overlap, convergence, intersection -- (a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena; "there was no overlap between their proposals")
       => representation, mental representation, internal representation -- (a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image)

Sense 2
overlap -- (the property of partial coincidence in time)
       => concurrence, coincidence, conjunction, co-occurrence -- (the temporal property of two things happening at the same time; "the interval determining the coincidence gate is adjustable")

Sense 3
lap, overlap -- (a flap that lies over another part; "the lap of the shingles should be at least ten inches")
       => flap -- (any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely; "he wrote on the flap of the envelope")

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

2 senses of overlap

Sense 1
overlap -- (coincide partially or wholly; "Our vacations overlap")
       => coincide, co-occur, cooccur -- (go with, fall together)

Sense 2
overlap -- (extend over and cover a part of; "The roofs of the houses overlap in this crowded city")
       => cover, continue, extend -- (span an interval of distance, space or time; "The war extended over five years"; "The period covered the turn of the century"; "My land extends over the hills on the horizon"; "This farm covers some 200 acres"; "The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles")

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