Synonyms for overshadow

Synonyms for (verb) overshadow

Synonyms: overshadow

Definition: cast a shadow upon

Usage: The tall tree overshadowed the house

Similar words: obnubilate, obscure, mist, befog, becloud, cloud, fog, haze over

Definition: make less visible or unclear

Usage: The stars are obscured by the clouds; the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley

Synonyms: dwarf, shadow, overshadow

Definition: make appear small by comparison

Usage: This year's debt dwarfs that of last year

Similar words: dominate, overlook, overtop, command

Definition: look down on

Usage: The villa dominates the town

Synonyms: eclipse, dominate, overshadow

Definition: be greater in significance than

Usage: the tragedy overshadowed the couple's happiness

Similar words: loom, brood, bulk large, hover

Definition: hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing

Usage: The terrible vision brooded over her all day long

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