VERB
  1. look down on
    The villa dominates the town
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How To Use overtop In A Sentence

  • Smeared makeup, somewhat messy hair, vinyl outfit and only a small sweater to wear overtop
  • This was used as the base for a large ram moved up under the protection of a wooden shed, or for siege towers designed to overtop the defenders' walls.
  • On the banks of the Ungerengeri flourished the banana, and overtopping it by seventy feet and more, shot up the stately mparamusi, the rival in beauty of the Persian chenar and How I Found Livingstone
  • Huge blocks topped and overtopped one another, only to serve as pedestals for great white masses, which blazed and scintillated in the sun like monstrous jewels. CHAPTER 25
  • The top of the stairs brought them into another hall which ran directly overtop the one they had exited.
  • US debt overtops debts held by almost all other nations combined. Recession, the "R-word" and the "D-word"
  • All these factors together would have piled up the sea against the coast and possibly overtopped the sea defences. Times, Sunday Times
  • His great contemporaries undoubtedly overtopped him in popularity.
  • The clock overtop the teak lingerie chest is a local antique, while the toss cushions hail from India, the area rug from Iran and the seagrass ottoman from Vietnam.
  • Until recently, our understanding of the evolution of megaphylls largely stemmed from Zimmermann's telome theory describing the sequence of overtopping, planation and webbing leading to appearance of the laminated leaf blade.
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