overlie

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Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ lie ‎(to recline)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌoʊvɚˈlaɪ/
  • Hyphenation: over‧lie
  • Rhymes: -aɪ

Verb[edit]

overlie ‎(third-person singular simple present overlies, present participle overlying, simple past overlay, past participle overlain)

  1. To lie over or upon
  2. To suffocate by lying upon; as, to overlie an infant.

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