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Synonyms for ghost
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This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term ghost.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ghost, shade, spook, wraith, specter, spectre(noun)

    a mental representation of some haunting experience

    "he looked like he had seen a ghost"; "it aroused specters from his past"

    Synonyms:
    phantasma, phantom, wraith, shade, shadowiness, shadiness, touch, weirdo, weirdy, nuance, weirdie, specter, tincture, ghostwriter, tint, nicety, apparition, trace, phantasm, tad, spectre, spook, subtlety, tone, creep, fantasm, refinement

  2. ghostwriter, ghost(noun)

    a writer who gives the credit of authorship to someone else

    Synonyms:
    ghostwriter, trace, touch, shade, specter, spook, wraith, spectre

  3. ghost(noun)

    the visible disembodied soul of a dead person

    Synonyms:
    ghostwriter, trace, touch, shade, specter, spook, wraith, spectre

  4. touch, trace, ghost(verb)

    a suggestion of some quality

    "there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone"; "he detected a ghost of a smile on her face"

    Synonyms:
    ghostwriter, jot, wraith, cutaneous senses, shade, touch sensation, tactual sensation, touch modality, touching, specter, shadow, signature, sense of touch, skin senses, tincture, soupcon, touch, speck, hint, trace, feeling, pinch, vestige, spectre, spook, mite, tinge, tracing, spot, tactile sensation, contact, suggestion

  5. ghost(verb)

    move like a ghost

    "The masked men ghosted across the moonlit yard"

    Synonyms:
    ghostwrite, obsess, haunt

  6. haunt, obsess, ghost(verb)

    haunt like a ghost; pursue

    "Fear of illness haunts her"

    Synonyms:
    frequent, ghostwrite, stalk, obsess, haunt

  7. ghost, ghostwrite(verb)

    write for someone else

    "How many books have you ghostwritten so far?"

    Synonyms:
    ghostwrite, obsess, haunt

Wiktionary

  1. ghost(noun)

    Synonyms:
    suggestion, hint, ghostwriter, phantom, apparition, haint, spectre, spark, glimmer, spirit, glimmering, spook, revenant, specter, glimpse, inkling, soul, wraith

  2. ghost(noun)

    Synonyms:
    glimmering, glimpse, spirit, spectre, spook, glimmer, spark, haint, soul, wraith, revenant, suggestion, phantom, apparition, hint, inkling, ghostwriter, specter

  3. ghost(noun)

    Synonyms:
    echo

  4. ghost(noun)

    The disembodied soul; the soul or spirit of a deceased person; a spirit appearing after death; an apparition; a specter.

    Synonyms:
    specter, spirit, spark, glimpse, spook, suggestion, phantom, apparition, ghostwriter, revenant, haint, soul, inkling, glimmering, wraith, spectre, glimmer, hint

  5. ghost(noun)

    Any faint shadowy semblance; an unsubstantial image; a phantom; a glimmering.

    Synonyms:
    specter, ghostwriter, spectre, revenant, spook, suggestion, glimmer, apparition, soul, hint, glimpse, glimmering, inkling, haint, spark, phantom, wraith, spirit

  6. ghost(noun)

    A false image formed in a telescope, camera, or other optical device by reflection from the surfaces of one or more lenses.

    Synonyms:
    specter, inkling, spook, spectre, soul, glimmering, revenant, apparition, wraith, hint, glimmer, haint, spirit, ghostwriter, spark, suggestion, phantom, glimpse

  7. ghost(noun)

    An unwanted image similar to and overlapping or adjacent to the main one on a television screen, caused by the transmitted image being received both directly and via reflection.

    Synonyms:
    glimmering, wraith, haint, ghostwriter, spook, revenant, spectre, phantom, apparition, specter, spirit, hint, glimmer, spark, inkling, glimpse, suggestion, soul

  8. ghost(noun)

    A ghostwriter.

    Synonyms:
    apparition, wraith, spook, soul, glimmering, spark, inkling, specter, ghostwriter, revenant, suggestion, haint, glimpse, spirit, spectre, glimmer, hint, phantom

  9. ghost(noun)

    Synonyms:
    spectre, revenant, suggestion, spook, soul, spark, haint, ghostwriter, glimmer, phantom, glimpse, hint, specter, wraith, spirit, inkling, glimmering, apparition

  10. ghost(noun)

    An unresponsive user on IRC, resulting from the user's client disconnecting without notifying the server.

    Synonyms:
    glimmer, wraith, suggestion, spirit, spectre, specter, hint, spook, revenant, glimpse, haint, apparition, soul, phantom, glimmering, ghostwriter, inkling, spark

  11. ghost(noun)

    an image of a file or hard disk.

    Synonyms:
    soul, revenant, spirit, inkling, apparition, haint, ghostwriter, wraith, hint, glimmer, spook, glimmering, glimpse, specter, phantom, suggestion, spectre, spark

  12. ghost(noun)

    Synonyms:
    specter, glimpse, spark, glimmer, soul, suggestion, spirit, revenant, phantom, glimmering, haint, wraith, ghostwriter, inkling, spook, spectre, hint, apparition

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ghost

    Synonyms:
    spectre, apparition, spirit, vision, shade, phantom

    Antonyms:
    body, animal, organism

Editors Contribution

  1. haint

    an invisible, dead person or spirit

    alaina claimed she had seen a ghost in her bedroom, but the police officer thought she was hallucinating.

    Submitted by rinat on June 13, 2016  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ghost(n.)

    Synonyms:
    spirit, soul

  2. ghost(n.)

    Synonyms:
    apparition, spectre, sprite, phantom, shade, GOBLIN, hobgoblin

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    phantom, ghosts, spectre, baneling, ghostbusters, specter, spook, bogey, shadow, apparition, spirit

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. ghost

    Synonyms:
    Haematology Erythrocyte ghost, ghost cell

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Translations for ghost

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  • روح, خيال, طيف, شبح, شَبَح, زولArabic
  • зданьBelarusian
  • duchCzech
  • genfærd, draug, sjæl, spøgelse, genganger, gespenst, åndDanish
  • Erscheinung, Schatten, Geist, Phantom, Spuk, GespenstGerman
  • φάντασμα, σκιάGreek
  • fantomoEsperanto
  • espíritu, aparecido, sombra, alma, fantasma, espectro, apariciónSpanish
  • شبحPersian
  • haamu, aave, haamukuva, henki, sielu, kangastus, kummitusFinnish
  • andi, spøkilsi, dreygurFaroese
  • fantôme, revenant, spectre, esprit, apparition, fantasmeFrench
  • spoekWestern Frisian
  • taibhseIrish
  • scaanjoon, scaa, scaanManx
  • רוח רפאיםHebrew
  • भूतHindi
  • szellemHungarian
  • ուրվական, հոգիArmenian
  • hantu, polong, roh, dedemitan, momokIndonesian
  • lemure, fantasma, spettro, apparizione, ombra, simulacro, fantasima, spirito, larva, animaItalian
  • רוּחַHebrew
  • 化け物, お化け, 怨霊, 魂魄, 妖魔, 変化, 物の怪, 死霊, 妖怪, 幽鬼, 精霊, 魂, 霊, ゴースト, 幽霊, 亡霊Japanese
  • ខ្មោចKhmer
  • ಪ್ರೇತKannada
  • 유령Korean
  • sanctusLatin
  • hantuMalay
  • gespens, geest, spook, verschijning, schim, spooksel, fantoomDutch
  • spøkelseNorwegian
  • chʼį́įdiiNavajo, Navaho
  • duchPolish
  • aventesma, avejão, simulacro, fantasma, sombra, alma, espírito, abantesma, abentesma, lêmure, larva, aparição, assombração, espectro, avantesmaPortuguese
  • spiert, spértRomansh
  • fantomăRomanian
  • фанто́м, привиде́ние, при́зрак, призракRussian
  • fantazmë, lugat, gogolAlbanian
  • spSwedish
  • பேய்Tamil
  • దెయ్యంTelugu
  • ผีThai
  • hayaletTurkish
  • прима́ра, ма́рево, ма́ра, приви́д, фанто́м, привидUkrainian
  • گھوسٹUrdu
  • maVietnamese
  • גייַסטYiddish
  • Chinese

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