Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun eclipse

1 sense of eclipse

Sense 1
eclipse, occultation -- (one celestial body obscures another)
       => interruption, break -- (some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity; "the telephone is an annoying interruption"; "there was a break in the action when a player was hurt")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb eclipse

2 senses of eclipse

Sense 1
overshadow, dominate, eclipse -- (be greater in significance than; "the tragedy overshadowed the couple's happiness")
       => brood, hover, loom, bulk large -- (hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing; "The terrible vision brooded over her all day long")

Sense 2
eclipse, occult -- (cause an eclipse of (a celestial body) by intervention; "The Sun eclipses the moon today"; "Planets and stars often are occulted by other celestial bodies")
       => overshadow -- (cast a shadow upon; "The tall tree overshadowed the house")

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