- [noun] a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena; "there was no overlap between their proposals"
Synonyms: convergence, intersection
- [noun] the property of partial coincidence in time
- [noun] a flap that lies over another part; "the lap of the shingles should be at least ten inches"
- [verb] coincide partially or wholly; "Our vacations overlap"
- [verb] extend over and cover a part of; "The roofs of the houses overlap in this crowded city"