Definitions For Overlap


  • A flap that lies over another part
  • The property of partial coincidence in time
  • A representation of common ground between theories or phenomena


  • Coincide partially or wholly
  • Extend over and cover a part of
  • To lie over the edge of (something) : to cover part of the edge of (something)
  • To happen at the same time as something else
  • To have parts that are the same as parts of something else

Is Overlap a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Overlap is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Overlap in a Sentence

  • The roof shingles overlap each other.
  • Baseball season overlaps football season in September.
  • Some of your duties overlap his.

Synonyms for Overlap

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