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overlap

[ verb oh-ver-lap; noun oh-ver-lap ]
/ verb ˌoʊ vərˈlæp; noun ˈoʊ vərˌlæp /
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verb (used with object), o·ver·lapped, o·ver·lap·ping.
verb (used without object), o·ver·lapped, o·ver·lap·ping.
to lap over: two sales territories that overlap; fields of knowledge that overlap.
noun
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Origin of overlap

First recorded in 1685–95; over- + lap2

OTHER WORDS FROM overlap

non·o·ver·lap·ping, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for overlap

overlap

verb (ˌəʊvəˈlæp) -laps, -lapping or -lapped
noun (ˈəʊvəˌlæp)
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