(noun, verb)


1. one celestial body obscures another

Similar word(s): occultation

Definition categories: event, break, interruption


1. be greater in significance than

Similar word(s): dominate, overshadow

Definition categories: stative, brood, hover, loom

2. cause an eclipse of (a celestial body) by intervention

- The Sun eclipses the moon today

Similar word(s): occult

Definition categories: perception, overshadow

Sentences with eclipse as a verb:

- The Moon eclipsed the Sun.

- The student’s skills soon eclipsed those of his teacher.