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

4 senses of overcast

Sense 1
cloudiness, cloud cover, overcast -- (the state of the sky when it is covered by clouds)
       => bad weather, inclemency, inclementness -- (weather unsuitable for outdoor activities)

Sense 2
cloudiness, overcast -- (gloomy semidarkness caused by cloud cover)
       => semidarkness -- (partial darkness)

Sense 3
overcast, overcasting -- (a long whipstitch or overhand stitch overlying an edge to prevent raveling)
       => whipstitch, whipping, whipstitching -- (a sewing stitch passing over an edge diagonally)

Sense 4
overcast -- (a cast that falls beyond the intended spot)
       => casting, cast -- (the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel)

Antonyms of verb overcast

1 of 3 senses of overcast

Sense 1
overcast, cloud -- (make overcast or cloudy; "Fall weather often overcasts our beaches")
       Antonym of clear up (Sense 4)
      => clear up, clear, light up, brighten -- (become clear; "The sky cleared after the storm")

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

3 senses of overcast

Sense 1
overcast, cloud -- (make overcast or cloudy; "Fall weather often overcasts our beaches")
       => darken -- (make dark or darker; "darken a room")

Sense 2
overcast -- (sew over the edge of with long slanting wide stitches)
       => sew, run up, sew together, stitch -- (fasten by sewing; do needlework)

Sense 3
overcast -- (sew with an overcast stitch from one section to the next; "overcast books")
       => sew, run up, sew together, stitch -- (fasten by sewing; do needlework)

Antonyms of adj overcast

1 sense of overcast

Sense 1
cloud-covered, clouded, overcast, sunless -- (filled or abounding with clouds)

INDIRECT (VIA cloudy) -> clear -- (free from clouds or mist or haze; "on a clear day")

Similarity of adj overcast

1 sense of overcast

Sense 1
cloud-covered, clouded, overcast, sunless -- (filled or abounding with clouds)
       => cloudy (vs. clear) -- (full of or covered with clouds; "cloudy skies")

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