Definitions of overshadow

v cast a shadow upon

“The tall tree overshadowed the house”
eclipse, occult
cause an eclipse of (a celestial body) by intervention
Type of:
becloud, befog, cloud, fog, haze over, mist, obnubilate, obscure
make less visible or unclear

v be greater in significance than

“the tragedy overshadowed the couple's happiness”
dominate, eclipse
Type of:
brood, bulk large, hover, loom
hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing

v make appear small by comparison

dwarf, shadow
Type of:
command, dominate, overlook, overtop
look down on

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