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English noun: eclipse

1. eclipse (event) one celestial body obscures another


Broader (hypernym)break, interruption

Narrower (hyponym)lunar eclipse, partial eclipse, solar eclipse, total eclipse

Part holonymegress, emersion, immersion, ingress

English verb: eclipse

1. eclipse (stative) be greater in significance than

SamplesThe tragedy overshadowed the couple's happiness.

Synonymsdominate, overshadow

Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)brood, bulk large, hover, loom

2. eclipse (perception) cause an eclipse of (a celestial body) by intervention

SamplesThe Sun eclipses the moon today.
Planets and stars often are occulted by other celestial bodies.


Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)overshadow

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