HyperDic: occult

English > 7 senses of the word occult:
VERBperceptionoccult, eclipsecause an eclipse of (a celestial body) by intervention
perceptionoccultbecome concealed or hidden from view or have its light extinguished
perceptionocculthide from view
NOUNperson occult, supernaturalsupernatural forces and events and beings collectively
actoccult, occult artssupernatural practices and techniques
ADJECTIVEallocculthidden / hidden and difficult to see
alloccult, mysterious, mystic, mystical, secret, orphichaving an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence
occult > pronunciation
Soundsahkah'lt
Rhymesadult ... tumult: 10 rhymes with ahlt...
English > occult: 7 senses > adjective 1
Meaninghidden / hidden and difficult to see.
Examples
  • "an occult fracture"
  • "occult blood in the stool"
Broaderinvisible, unseeableimpossible or nearly impossible to see
Catalanocult
English > occult: 7 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding.
Example "occult lore"
Synonymsmysterious, mystic, mystical, secret, orphic
BroaderesotericConfined to and understandable by only an enlightened inner circle
Spanishmisterioso, místico
Catalanmisteriós
Nounsoccultsupernatural practices and techniques
occultsupernatural forces and events and beings collectively
English > occult: 7 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsupernatural forces and events and beings collectively.
Synonymsupernatural
Membersspiritual being, supernatural beingAn incorporeal being believed to have powers to affect the course of human events
Partsdestiny, fateThe ultimate agency regarded as predetermining the course of events (often personified as a woman)
theurgyThe effect of supernatural or divine intervention in human affairs
Broadercausal agent, cause, causal agencyAny entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results
Spanishocultismo, oculto, sobrenatural
Catalanocultisme, sobrenatural
Adjectivesocculthaving an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence
English > occult: 7 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningSupernatural practices and techniques.
Example"he is a student of the occult"
Synonymoccult arts
Broaderpractice, patternA customary way / way of operation or behavior
Adjectivesocculthaving an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence
English > occult: 7 senses > verb 1, perception
MeaningCause an eclipse of (a celestial body) by intervention.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example "Planets and stars often are occulted by other celestial bodies"
Synonymeclipse
Broaderovershadowcast a shadow upon
Spanisheclipsar
English > occult: 7 senses > verb 2, perception
MeaningBecome concealed or hidden from view or have its light extinguished.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The beam of light occults every so often"
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
English > occult: 7 senses > verb 3, perception
Meaninghide from view.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The lids were occulting her eyes"
Broaderconceal, hold back, hold inhold back

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