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o·ver·lie

 (ō′vər-lī′)
tr.v. o·ver·lay (-lā′), o·ver·lain (-lān′), o·ver·ly·ing, o·ver·lies
1. To lie over or on.
2. To suffocate (a baby, for example) by accidentally lying on top of it.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.overlying - placed on or over something else; "an overlying image"
superjacent - lying immediately above or on something else