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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Overtop \O`ver*top"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overtopped; p. pr. &
vb. n. Overtopping.]
1. To rise above the top of; to exceed in height; to tower
above. "To o'ertop old Pelion." --Shak.
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
3. To make of less importance, or throw into the background,
by superior excellence; to dwarf; to obscure. --Becon.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
v 1: look down on; "The villa dominates the town" [syn:
dominate, command, overlook, overtop]
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