Shadow Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Shadow? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Words starting with Shadow, Antonyms, Related sentences, Words ending with Shadow, Synonyms, How to pronounce? Example sentences, Derivations and more...

Shadow meaning

Word: Shadow

How to pronounce: ˈʃædəʊ

Noun

Definitions:

1. A dark area or shape produced by a body coming between rays of light and a surface.

Example sentences: "Trees cast long shadows"

2. Used in reference to proximity, ominous oppressiveness, or sadness and gloom.

Example sentences: "The shadow of war fell across Europe"

3. An inseparable attendant or companion.

Example sentences: "Her faithful shadow, a Yorkshire terrier called Heathcliffe"

4. Short for eyeshadow

Example sentences: "Lengthening and thickening mascaras, shimmery lip glosses and shadows often take away the attention of the cheeks."

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Envelop in shadow; cast a shadow over.

Example sentences: "The market is shadowed by St. Margaret's church"

2. Follow and observe (someone) closely and secretly.

Example sentences: "He had been up all night shadowing a team of poachers"


Synonyms:

drop shadow

umbra

darkness

semidarkness

gloom

haze

murk

reflection

twilight

dimness

dusk

penumbra

shred

glimmer

candlelight

night

gloaming

shading

hint

obscure

overshadow

darken

dim

ghost

apparition

spectre

wraith

phantom

trace

trail

tail

vestige

spot

umbral

pall

cloud

black

dark

blackness

suspicion

specter

phantasm

follow


Antonyms:

light


Derivations:

shadowy

shadowing

shade

shady

shadowed


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Shadow in Other Languages...

Spanish: Sombra

German: Schatten

French: Ombre

Italian: Ombra

Turkish: Gölge


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