Definition of overlap :
1. An extension of geological beds above and beyond others, as in a conformable series of beds, when the upper beds extend over a wider space than the lower, either in one or in all directions.
2. The lapping of one thing over another; as, an overlap of six inches; an overlap of a slate on a roof.
3. To lap over; to lap.
lap, overhang, carrefour, circuit, lap covering, converging, equilibrium, block, match, projection, flap, crossing, backlog, convergency, affinity, coincide, common denominator, bear/stand comparison (with), join, coincidence, allocation, interconnect, interface, go with, flank, touch, capacity, balance, intersect, addition, intersection point, approximate, crossroad, go together, allowance, accord with, imbrication, interlock, go hand in hand, accompany, parallelism, product, correspond, circle, accumulation, lapping, parallel, amount, overlay, intersection, synchronize, clash, arithmetic, come with, resemblance, lick, amount to, point of intersection, similarity, batch, have something in common (with something), convergence, adjoin, crossway, surround
co-operate (part of speech: verb)
concur, affiliate, dovetail, participate, mesh, interweave, band, intertwine, pool, associate, ally, confederate, share, collude, trade, intermesh, reciprocate, unite, co-operate, collaborate, interlace, interplay
co-operation (part of speech: noun)
- We thus see the provision of four successive generations of teachers, spoken of in the Scriptures themselves, and these would far more than overlap the writers of the Early Church, who bear witness to the existence of the Mysteries. - "Esoteric Christianity, or The Lesser Mysteries", Annie Besant.
- As a matter of fact, many of the characteristics named really overlap, while others are secondary in importance. - "Principles of Teaching", Adam S. Bennion.
- First, since all our spiritual epochs overlap, and a man is often doing the old work while he is thinking of the new, we may deal first with what may be fairly called his last two plays of pure worldly criticism. - "George Bernard Shaw", Gilbert K. Chesterton.