verb (used with object), o·ver·lapped, o·ver·lap·ping.
verb (used without object), o·ver·lapped, o·ver·lap·ping.
Related formsnon·o·ver·lap·ping, adjective, noun
Examples from the Web for overlap
However, he saw the overlap of interests as being horribly negative.
In some areas, the overlap was even higher: 100 percent of plantations in Ghana overlapped.Our Taste for Cheap Palm Oil Is Killing Chimpanzees|Carrie Arnold|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
American government works because we have overlap between federal, state, and local governments.The VA Crisis Can’t Be Solved by Washington, D.C. Alone. Local Authorities Need to Step Up.|Kristen Rouse|June 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What we call “culture” refers to a broad range of concepts and ideas that overlap and diverge at various points.How Much Does 'Culture' Matter for 'Inner-City' Poverty?|Jamelle Bouie|March 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It's tempting to think their stories might overlap, but not quite.
They are not so long as the wings of the grasshopper, but they overlap on top.The Insect Folk|Margaret Warner Morley
We arrange the branches so that they overlap each other, and the dotted lines which indicate the missing portions are not noticed.Pomona's Travels|Frank R. Stockton
Binocular vision overcomes any annoyance due to the blind-spots because they do not overlap in the visual field.Visual Illusions|Matthew Luckiesh
In fact, the residents of the house so planned their purchases that they would not overlap what the dwelling already contained.Carl and the Cotton Gin|Sara Ware Bassett
The other bands also overlap to give complicated combinations between the o-bands.