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Other Overshadow Definition

[v] cast a shadow upon; "The tall tree overshadowed the house"; "The tragedy overshadowed the couple's happiness"
[v] cast a shadow
[v] exceed in importance; outweigh; "This problem overshadows our lives right now"

Synonyms

dwarf, eclipse, shadow

Misc. Definitions

\O`ver*shad"ow\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Overshadowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Overshadowing}. ] [Cf. {Overshade}. ]
1. To throw a shadow, or shade, over; to darken; to obscure. There was a cloud that overshadowed them. --Mark ix.
7.
2. Fig.: To cover with a superior influence. --Milton.

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