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superimpose

su·per·im·pose

superimpose

 
pronunciation:
su pr ihm poz
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: superimposed, superimposes, superimposing
definition: to set or lay on top of or above something.
We superimposed a grid on the original map.They have tried to superimpose a new culture on the old one.
derivation: superimposition (n.)
Word Parts
The word superimpose contains the following part:
super-, supra-, sur-2 Latin prefix that means above, over
synonyms:
hyper-
antonyms:
sub-, hyp-, hypo-