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Antonyms for eclipse

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term eclipse.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eclipse, occultation(verb)

    one celestial body obscures another


  2. overshadow, dominate, eclipse(verb)

    be greater in significance than

    "the tragedy overshadowed the couple's happiness"

    shadow, rule, predominate, overtop, overshadow, dominate, dwarf, occult, master, overlook, prevail, command, reign

  3. eclipse, occult(verb)

    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"

    dominate, overshadow, occult

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. eclipse(n)

    illumination, effulgence, reappearance, brightness, lustre, renown, re-illumination, re-effulgence, foil

    failure, obscuration, overshadowing, shading, diminution, outshining, outdoing, outrivalling

  2. eclipse(v)

    recommend, brighten, illustrate, enhance, heighten

    obscure, outdo, outshine, overshadow, outvie, outrival, darken, shade, overcast, dim, cloud

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. eclipse(n)

    occultation, obscuration, extinction, concealment, outrivaling

  2. eclipse(v)

    obscure, outshine, surpass, outrival, overcast

Editors Contribution

  1. shroud

    Submitted by anonymous on August 18, 2020  

How to use eclipse in a sentence?

  1. Fred Espenak:

    I've seen aurora, I've seen some volcano eruptions, but the total eclipse is still the most spectacular thing I've ever seen. And each one is unique.

  2. Jeff Young:

    Probably once a week I get a phone call. 'Hi. I have your dog Eclipse here on 3rd and Bell,' i have to tell them, 'no. She's fine.' She knows what she's doing.

  3. Fred Espenak:

    If we have some good weather, it will absolutely be the most viewed total eclipse in human history.

  4. Credit Suisse analyst Christian Buss:

    GPS expected the spring collection to be a turning point, but we believe structural challenges continue to eclipse any product and design enhancement.

  5. Tom Falvey:

    We have had calls from people in Europe, South America, and so people will come from all over the world to see this and chase this eclipse, so we are getting ready to show them this place, show them our wonderful telescopes collection, our observatory, planetarium, the wonderful galleries we have.

How to pronounce eclipse?

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How to say eclipse in sign language?

  1. eclipse

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