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occult

 
Adjective occult has 2 senses
  1. occult - hidden and difficult to see; "an occult fracture"; "occult blood in the stool"
    Antonyms:
    visible, seeable (indirect, via invisible)
  2. mysterious, mystic, mystical, occult, secret, orphic - having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding; "mysterious symbols"; "the mystical style of Blake"; "occult lore"; "the secret learning of the ancients"
    Antonym: exoteric (indirect, via esoteric)
Noun occult has 2 senses
  1. supernatural, occult - supernatural forces and events and beings collectively; "She doesn't believe in the supernatural"
    --1 is a kind of causal agent, cause, causal agency
    --1 has parts: Destiny, Fate
    --1 has members: spiritual being, supernatural being
  2. occult, occult arts - occult practices and techniques; "he is a student of the occult"
    --2 is a kind of practice, pattern
Verb occult has 3 senses
  1. eclipse, occult - cause an eclipse of (a celestial body) by intervention; "The Sun eclipses the moon today"; "Planets and stars often are occulted by other celestial bodies"
    --1 is one way to overshadow
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  2. occult - become concealed or hidden from view or have its light extinguished; "The beam of light occults every so often"
    --2 is one way to
    change
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  3. occult - hide from view; "The lids were occulting her eyes"
    --3 is one way to
    conceal, hold back, hold in
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
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