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English verb: lay over

1. lay over (stative) interrupt a journey temporarily, e.g., overnight

SamplesWe had to stop over in Venezuela on our flight back from Brazil.

Synonymsstop over

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)stop, stop over

2. lay over (contact) place on top of

SamplesCan you superimpose the two images?.

Synonymssuperimpose, superpose

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)lay, place, pose, position, put, set

Narrower (hyponym)develop

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