HyperDic: shadow

English > 12 senses of the word shadow:
NOUNstateshadowshade within clear boundaries
locationshadow, darkness, darkan unilluminated area
cognitionshadow, apparition, phantom, phantasm, phantasma, fantasmsomething existing in perception only
feelingshadowa premonition of something adverse
communicationshadow, trace, vestige, tincturean indication that something has been present
attributeshadowrefuge from danger or observation
stateshadowa dominating and pervasive presence
person shadow, tail, shadowera spy employed to follow someone and report their movements
person shadowan inseparable companion
VERBmotionshadowfollow, usually without the person's knowledge
weathershadow, shade, shade offcast a shadow over
stativeshadow, overshadow, dwarfmake appear small by comparison
shadow > pronunciation
Soundsshae'dow.
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English > shadow: 12 senses > noun 1, state
Meaningshade within clear boundaries.
NarrowerpenumbraA fringe region of partial shadow around an umbra
umbraA region of complete shadow resulting from total obstruction of light
Broadershade, shadiness, shadowinessrelative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body
Spanishsombra
Catalanombra
Adjectivesshadowyfilled with shade
Verbsshadowcast a shadow over
English > shadow: 12 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningAn unilluminated area.
Synonymsdarkness, dark
BroadersceneThe place where some action occurs
Spanishoscuridad, sombra
Catalanfosca, foscor, obscuritat
Verbsshadowcast a shadow over
English > shadow: 12 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningSomething existing in perception only.
Synonymsapparition, phantom, phantasm, phantasma, fantasm
NarrowerFlying DutchmanA phantom ship that is said to appear in storms near the Cape of Good Hope
ghost, shade, spook, wraith, specter, spectreA mental representation of some haunting experience
unidentified flying object, UFO, flying saucerAn (apparently) flying object whose nature is unknown
Broaderillusion, semblanceAn erroneous mental representation
Spanishaparición, fantasma
Catalanaparició
Adjectivesshadowylacking in substance
English > shadow: 12 senses > noun 4, feeling
MeaningA premonition of something adverse.
Example"a shadow over his happiness"
Broaderforeboding, premonition, presentiment, bodingA feeling of evil to come
Spanishvisión
English > shadow: 12 senses > noun 5, communication
MeaningAn indication that something has been present.
Synonymstrace, vestige, tincture
NarrowerfootprintA trace suggesting that something was once present or felt or otherwise important
Broaderindication, indicantSomething that serves to indicate or suggest
Spanishhuella, pista, rastro, vestigio
Catalansenyal, vestigi
English > shadow: 12 senses > noun 6, attribute
Meaningrefuge from danger or observation.
Example"he felt secure in his father's shadow"
Broaderrecourse, refuge, resortSomething or someone turned to for assistance or security
Spanishsombra
Catalanombra
English > shadow: 12 senses > noun 7, state
MeaningA dominating and pervasive presence.
Example"he received little recognition working in the shadow of his father"
BroaderpresenceThe state of being present
Spanishsombra
Verbsshadowmake appear small by comparison
English > shadow: 12 senses > noun 8, person
MeaningA spy employed to follow someone and report their movements.
Synonymstail, shadower
Broaderfollowersomeone who travels behind or pursues another
spyA secret watcher
Verbsshadowfollow, usually without the person's knowledge
English > shadow: 12 senses > noun 9, person
MeaningAn inseparable companion.
Example"the poor child was his mother's shadow"
Broaderfollowersomeone who travels behind or pursues another
Spanishsombra
Verbsshadowfollow, usually without the person's knowledge
English > shadow: 12 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningFollow, usually without the person's knowledge.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelSam cannot shadow Sue
Example"The police are shadowing her"
BroaderfollowTo travel behind, go after, come after
Nounsshadow, shadowera spy employed to follow someone and report their movements
shadowan inseparable companion
shadowingthe act of following someone secretly
English > shadow: 12 senses > verb 2, weather
Meaningcast a shadow over.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsshade, shade off
Broaderdarkenmake dark or darker
Spanishensombrecer
Nounsshadowan unilluminated area
shadowshade within clear boundaries
English > shadow: 12 senses > verb 3, stative
Meaningmake appear small by comparison.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsovershadow, dwarf
Broaderdominate, command, overlook, overtoplook down on
Spanishachicar
Nounsshadowa dominating and pervasive presence

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