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Definition of 'overlap'

Noun

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

Verb

  1. coincide partially or wholly; "Our vacations overlap"
  2. extend over and cover a part of; "The roofs of the houses overlap in this crowded city"


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