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Pronunciation:  `owvur'shadow

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  cast a shadow upon; "The tall tree overshadowed the house"; "The tragedy overshadowed the couple's happiness"
  2. [v]  cast a shadow
  3. [v]  exceed in importance; outweigh; "This problem overshadows our lives right now"

OVERSHADOW is a 10 letter word that starts with O.


 Synonyms: dwarf, eclipse, shadow
 See Also: becloud, befog, cloud, command, dominate, eclipse, excel, fog, haze over, mist, obscure, occult, overlook, overtop, stand out, surpass



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\O`ver*shad"ow\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Overshadowed};
p. pr. & vb. n. {Overshadowing}. ] [Cf. {Overshade}. ]
1. To throw a shadow, or shade, over; to darken; to obscure.

         There was a cloud that overshadowed them. --Mark ix.

2. Fig.: To cover with a superior influence. --Milton.

Thesaurus Terms
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