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Synonyms for overlap

Noun

1. overlap, convergence, intersection, representation, mental representation, internal representation
usage: a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena; "there was no overlap between their proposals"
2. overlap, concurrence, coincidence, conjunction, co-occurrence
usage: the property of partial coincidence in time
3. lap, overlap, flap
usage: a flap that lies over another part; "the lap of the shingles should be at least ten inches"

Verb

1. overlap, coincide, co-occur, cooccur
usage: coincide partially or wholly; "Our vacations overlap"
2. overlap, cover, continue, extend
usage: extend over and cover a part of; "The roofs of the houses overlap in this crowded city"
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