constraining force or influence
intensity of utterance given to a speech sound, syllable, or word producing relative loudness
stress the second syllable
to extend over or past and cover a part of
The scales of the fish overlap.
The end of my winter vacation overlaps with the beginning of my brother’s.
to have something in common with
Our interests overlap.
Some of our job responsibilities overlap.
the act or an instance of justifying
There is no justification for your acts.
something that justifies
The car accident report was his justification for being late to work