Overtop

Definition of Overtop

O`ver`top´
v. t.1.To rise above the top of; to exceed in height; to tower above.
[imp. & p. p. Overtopped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Overtopping.]
2.To go beyond; to transcend; to transgress.
If kings presume to overtop the law by which they reign, . . . they are by law to be reduced into order.
- Milton.
3.To make of less importance, or throw into the background, by superior excellence; to dwarf; to obscure.

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command, dominate, dwarf, lie, overlook, overshadow, shadow
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