Definitions for occult

Definitions for (noun) occult

Main entry: occult, occult arts

Definition: supernatural practices and techniques

Usage: he is a student of the occult

Main entry: occult, supernatural

Definition: supernatural forces and events and beings collectively

Usage: She doesn't believe in the supernatural

Definitions for (verb) occult

Main entry: occult

Definition: hide from view

Usage: The lids were occulting her eyes

Main entry: occult

Definition: become concealed or hidden from view or have its light extinguished

Usage: The beam of light occults every so often

Main entry: occult, eclipse

Definition: cause an eclipse of (a celestial body) by intervention

Usage: The Sun eclipses the moon today; Planets and stars often are occulted by other celestial bodies

Definitions for (adj) occult

Main entry: secret, occult, orphic, mysterious, mystic, mystical

Definition: having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding

Usage: mysterious symbols; the mystical style of Blake; occult lore; the secret learning of the ancients

Main entry: occult

Definition: hidden and difficult to see

Usage: an occult fracture; occult blood in the stool

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