from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To lay or place (something) on or over something else.
  • transitive verb To add as a distinct feature, element, or quality.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To lay or impose on something else: as, a stratum superimposed on another.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To lay or impose on something else.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To place an object over another object, usually in such a way that both will be visible.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb place on top of


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