1. be greater in significance than

    Synonyms : dominate, overshadow
    Type Of : brood, loom, hover, bulk large
  2. cause an eclipse of (a celestial body) by intervention

    Synonyms : occult
    Type Of : overshadow
    Examples :
    • The Sun eclipses the moon today
  3. one celestial body obscures another

    Synonyms : occultation
    Type Of : break, interruption


  1. the wide part of a river where it nears the sea; fresh and salt water mix

    Type Of : body of water, water


  1. a person having a strong liking for something

    Synonyms : fancier
    Type Of : admirer, adorer
  2. an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity

    Synonyms : partisan, partizan
    Type Of : supporter, champion, booster, protagonist, friend, admirer


  1. a collection of things (goods or works of art etc.) for public display

    Synonyms : expo, exposition
    Type Of : aggregation, assemblage, collection, accumulation
  2. the act of exhibiting

    Type Of : demonstration, presentation, presentment
    Examples :
    • a remarkable exhibition of musicianship


  1. any lavishly staged or spectacular entertainment

    Type Of : amusement, entertainment


  1. causing a surge of emotion or excitement

    Synonyms : thrilling
    Examples :
    • she gave an electrifying performance


  1. belief about (or mental picture of) the future

    Synonyms : outlook, prospect
    Type Of : belief
  2. the sum of the values of a random variable divided by the number of values

    Synonyms : arithmetic mean, expected value, first moment
    Type Of : mean value, mean
  3. anticipating with confidence of fulfillment

    Synonyms : anticipation
    Type Of : hopefulness
  4. the feeling that something is about to happen

    Type Of : feeling


  1. selected as the best

    Synonyms : elect
    Examples :
    • elite colleges
  2. a group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status

    Synonyms : elite group
    Type Of : upper crust, upper class


  1. in a widespread way

    Examples :
    • oxidation ponds are extensively used for sewage treatment in the Midwest


  1. having no known beginning and presumably no end

    Synonyms : dateless, sempiternal
    Examples :
    • time is endless
  2. tiresomely long; seemingly without end

    Synonyms : eternal, interminable
    Examples :
    • endless debates
    • an endless conversation
  3. having the ends united so as to form a continuous whole

    Examples :
    • an endless chain
  4. infinitely great in number

    Examples :
    • endless waves