Synonyms for eclipse

Synonyms for (noun) eclipse

Synonyms: eclipse, occultation

Definition: one celestial body obscures another

Similar words: break, interruption

Definition: some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity

Usage: the telephone is an annoying interruption; there was a break in the action when a player was hurt

Synonyms for (verb) eclipse

Synonyms: occult, eclipse

Definition: cause an eclipse of (a celestial body) by intervention

Usage: The Sun eclipses the moon today; Planets and stars often are occulted by other celestial bodies

Similar words: overshadow

Definition: cast a shadow upon

Usage: The tall tree overshadowed the house


Synonyms: eclipse, dominate, overshadow

Definition: be greater in significance than

Usage: the tragedy overshadowed the couple's happiness

Similar words: loom, brood, bulk large, hover

Definition: hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing

Usage: The terrible vision brooded over her all day long