HyperDic: ghost

English > 7 senses of the word ghost:
NOUNcognitionghost, shade, spook, wraith, specter, spectrea mental representation of some haunting experience
person ghost, ghostwritera writer who gives the credit of authorship to someone else
person ghostthe visible disembodied soul of a dead person
communicationghost, touch, tracea suggestion of some quality
VERBmotionghostmove like a ghost
emotionghost, haunt, obsesshaunt like a ghost / ghost
creationghost, ghostwritewrite for someone else
ghost > pronunciation
Soundsgow'st
Rhymesalmost ... westernmost: 30 rhymes with owst...
English > ghost: 7 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA mental representation of some haunting experience.
Example"he looked like he had seen a ghost"
Synonymsshade, spook, wraith, specter, spectre
Broaderapparition, phantom, phantasm, phantasma, fantasm, shadowSomething existing in perception only
Spanishaparición, espectro, fantasma, sombra, wraith
Catalanespectre, fantasma
Verbsghosthaunt like a ghost / ghost
English > ghost: 7 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA writer who gives the credit of authorship to someone else.
Synonymghostwriter
Broaderwriter, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
Spanishescritor fantasma, negro
Catalanescriptor fantasma
Verbsghostwrite for someone else
English > ghost: 7 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningThe visible disembodied soul of a dead person.
NarrowerpoltergeistA ghost that announces its presence with rapping and the creation of disorder
revenantsomeone who has returned from the dead
Broadersoul, psycheThe immaterial part of a person
Spanishalma, espectro, fantasma, sombra
Catalanfantasma
Adjectivesghostlyresembling or characteristic of a phantom
Verbsghostmove like a ghost
English > ghost: 7 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA suggestion of some quality.
Example "he detected a ghost of a smile on her face"
Synonymstouch, trace
Broadersuggestion, proposition, profferA proposal offered for acceptance or rejection
Spanishpunto, sombra, toque
Catalanpunt
English > ghost: 7 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove like a ghost.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"The masked men ghosted across the moonlit yard"
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Nounsghostthe visible disembodied soul of a dead person
English > ghost: 7 senses > verb 2, emotion
Meaninghaunt like a ghost / ghost; pursue.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe good news will ghost her
Synonymshaunt, obsess
BroaderpreoccupyEngage or engross the interest or attention of beforehand or occupy urgently or obsessively
Spanishespantar, fantasma, merodear, obsesionarse, obsesionar, rondar
Catalanesglaiar, espantar, obsessionar-se, obsessionar
Nounsghosta mental representation of some haunting experience
English > ghost: 7 senses > verb 3, creation
MeaningWrite for someone else.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelDid he ghost his major works over a short period of time?
Example"How many books have you ghostwritten so far?"
Synonymghostwrite
Categorywriting, authorship, composition, penningThe act of creating written works
BroaderauthorBe the author of
Nounsghosta writer who gives the credit of authorship to someone else

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