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English adjective: overcast

1. overcast filled or abounding with clouds


Synonymscloud-covered, clouded, sunless


Similarcloudy


Antonymsclear


English noun: overcast

1. overcast (state) the state of the sky when it is covered by clouds


Synonymscloud cover, cloudiness


Broader (hypernym)bad weather, inclemency, inclementness

2. overcast (state) gloomy semidarkness caused by cloud cover


Synonymscloudiness


Broader (hypernym)semidarkness

3. overcast (artifact) a long whipstitch or overhand stitch overlying an edge to prevent raveling


Synonymsovercasting


Broader (hypernym)whipping, whipstitch, whipstitching

4. overcast (act) a cast that falls beyond the intended spot


Broader (hypernym)cast, casting


English verb: overcast

1. overcast (weather) make overcast or cloudy


SamplesFall weather often overcasts our beaches.


Synonymscloud


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)darken


Narrower (hyponym)fog up, haze


Antonymsbrighten, clear, light up, clear up

2. overcast (contact) sew over the edge of with long slanting wide stitches


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)run up, sew, sew together, stitch


Narrower (hyponym)oversew

3. overcast (contact) sew with an overcast stitch from one section to the next


SamplesOvercast books.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)run up, sew, sew together, stitch









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