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1. overlay

verb. ['ˈoʊvɝˌleɪ'] put something on top of something else.

Synonyms

  • cover

Antonyms

  • fall short of
  • be born

Etymology

  • lay (English)
  • laie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Overlay

  • barclay
  • beaujolais
  • chalet
  • dalai
  • downplay
  • dunlay
  • enrile
  • foreplay
  • grindlay
  • gudelay
  • horseplay
  • inlay
  • interplay
  • mandalay
  • melee
  • nicolay
  • outlay
  • palay
  • rabalais
  • relay

Sentences with overlay


1. Noun, singular or mass
Just use a flat tool for prying if your overlay is from the old control board.

2. overlay

verb. ['ˈoʊvɝˌleɪ'] kill by lying on.

Synonyms

  • overlie

Antonyms

  • exclude
  • arise

Etymology

  • lay (English)
  • laie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. overlay

noun. ['ˈoʊvɝˌleɪ'] a layer of decorative material (such as gold leaf or wood veneer) applied over a surface.

Synonyms

  • ornament
  • layer
  • ornamentation
  • decoration

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • get up
  • turn out
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • lay (English)
  • laie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. overlay

noun. ['ˈoʊvɝˌleɪ'] protective covering consisting, for example, of a layer of boards applied to the studs and joists of a building to strengthen it and serve as a foundation for a weatherproof exterior.

Synonyms

  • protection
  • overlayer
  • protective cover
  • protective covering

Antonyms

  • clean
  • unmask
  • uncover
  • artifact

Etymology

  • lay (English)
  • laie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))
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