Synonym of overshadowing

Alternative for overshadowing

overshadows, overshadowed, overshadowing

Synonym: dwarf, eclipse, shadow,

Verb

Present participle for to make dark, dim, or indistinct (by casting a shadow over)
clouding dimming shading shadowing beclouding bedimming befogging darkening dislimning eclipsing fogging hazing overcasting overclouding shrouding veiling adumbrating blackening blearing blurring cloaking misting obscuring concealing extinguishing mantling masking obfuscating screening fuzzing up blocking out clouding over murking muddying growing dim casting a shadow over confusing deepening louring muddling graying greying shielding growing dark making unclear blotting out muddying the waters covering hiding dusking glooming enveloping filming obnubilating benighting sheltering dulling blacking out making dim growing black umbraging fading blinding growing blacker making darker growing darker inumbrating clouding up garbling tarnishing making dark becoming cloudy becoming shaded making hazy making indistinct making vague blocking off the light to casting a shadow showering bedarkening closing in becoming gloomy becoming overcast making black making blacker misting over fuzzing complicating protecting toning down jumbling shutting out the light from shuttering shutting out the light overhanging fuddling rattling making obscure obstructing casting a shadow on enveloping in shadow blocking blanketing enshrouding smudging burying camouflaging unfocusing unfocussing suppressing disguising spotting blotting staining smearing besmearing dazing blemishing becoming dim mixing up becoming vague becoming fuzzy glaring distorting becoming less sharp becoming hazy discoloring discolouring dazzling becoming indistinct making less distinct tainting obliterating encasing ensconcing curtaining becoming black turning black pettifogging occulting belying hindering caching wrapping stonewalling bemisting covering up papering over blanking out putting out of sight keeping out of sight confounding perplexing mystifying befuddling discombobulating puzzling disorienting flummoxing bamboozling convoluting addling stupefying tangling distracting from becoming blurred streaking baffling repressing raveling ravelling embroiling misrepresenting miring entangling twisting bemusing bewildering colouring coloring equivocating falsifying confuscating misinforming misleading making complex making a mess of making more difficult rendering uncertain making difficult vexing leading astray muddying up beating foxing mazing buffaloing graveling gravelling muddying the waters of posing clouding the issue getting throwing up smoke screen throwing a veil over misting up messing up opaquing fogging over steaming up becoming misty becoming covered in condensation becoming clouded steaming fogging up forming mist glazing over filming over making cloudy becoming obscure

Verb

Present participle for to be superior to
eclipsing outshining surpassing outclassing outdoing upstaging dwarfing exceeding dominating excelling outstripping topping transcending trumping capping leading obliterating outdistancing shading shaming preponderating ruling over towering over putting in the shade rising above throwing into the shade towering above leaving in the shade putting to shame having command over beating bettering outrivaling outrivalling outmatching outperforming besting outgunning overtopping outvying going one better than outranking doing better than passing leaving standing going one better outpacing defeating going beyond running rings around surmounting running circles around overtaking improving upon outrunning trouncing outplaying running rings round leaving behind getting the better of improving on walking away from outstepping extinguishing knocking spots off leaving towering outgoing winning against triumphing over overcoming overstepping licking getting ahead of overriding outhussling creaming owning overwhelming overpowering crushing outmanoeuvring triumphing clobbering standing above standing head and shoulders above blowing away shooting ahead of wiping the floor with blowing out of the water outjockeying outmaneuvering outsmarting outweighing ranking overrunning shooting ahead shaking off predominating getting further ahead of subduing conquering winning the race vanquishing routing whipping thrashing prevailing over smashing beating hollow going above taking precedence making look pale by comparison diminishing taking over drawing attention from minimizing winning outgalloping standing out minimising transforming leaving in the dust walloping overpassing wallopping drubbing getting all the attention attracting the most attention outcompeting leaving something standing putting something to shame putting something in the shade outreaching waxing overtaxing distancing overdoing out-distancing showing up stealing the scene stealing the show getting one over on putting someone in the shade gaining the advantage over outwitting scooping outflanking getting the upper hand over breaking record having a jump on having advantage getting upper hand having it all over going by mastering outfoxing stuffing tanking undoing snowing downing trashing cooking bulldozing burying overbearing stopping overthrowing overmatching quashing trimming dispatching taking putting the others in the shade having all eyes on one upending gaining on subjugating slaughtering getting hosing pipping at the post making mincemeat of bringing to their knees drawing away from faking out doing in scoring points off blowing out of water pulling a fast one skunking worsting hammering getting around demolishing shellacking crucifying outthinking walking over taking to the cleaners quelling destroying pasting murdering annihilating knocking over blowing out walking all over doing down bypassing heading outriding crowning breaking nullifying knocking off unseating undermining finessing widening the gap pulverizing pounding foxing overreaching outslicking marmalizing massacring flattening picking apart dismantling outguessing conning breaking down calling somebody's bluff stealing a march on somebody catching somebody napping pulverising humiliating killing defeating utterly slamming giving a drubbing to suppressing weathering flooring curbing surviving devastating taking in whitewashing prevailing stunning oppressing hurdling shocking reducing rendering outliving throwing winning over rendering incapable knocking out rendering powerless rendering helpless gaining a victory over giving a hiding wiping out making a fool of getting one up on shutting out seeing off grinding down bringing someone to their knees coming out on top of knocking socks off coming out on top

Verb

Present participle for to have power and influence over
dominating controlling ruling directing governing subjugating commanding domineering influencing mastering tyrannising tyrannizing bossing hegemonizing overpowering bullying intimidating leading oppressing conquering dictating eclipsing subduing subjecting subordinating swaying vanquishing heading monopolising monopolizing outshining overbearing overruling pacifying handling preponderating running presiding over heading up ruling the roost taking over exercising control over prevailing over pushing about pushing around having ascendancy over walking all over bossing about bossing around having mastery over ruling the roost in trampling on being in the saddle having the upper hand in having the upper hand over having upper hand holding sway over riding roughshod over running the show calling the shots having the whip hand over keeping under thumb keeping under your thumb laying down the law sitting on top of calling the tune having one's way leading by the nose wearing the trousers playing first fiddle predominating prevailing outnumbering reigning superabounding managing reigning supreme holding sway detracting from running things administering administrating supervising overseeing superintending stewarding guiding captaining wearing the crown sitting on the throne holding the reins reigning over holding power wielding the sceptre occupying the throne being in charge occupying regulating overlooking tending quarterbacking helming sitting disciplining micromanaging affecting regimenting besteering bewielding having a hold over pushing buttons holding purse strings being in the driving seat having authority over calling the signals puppeteering having someone eating out of one's hand pulling the strings holding the purse strings having someone in the palm of one's hand dealing with having something in the palm of one's hand having someone in one's hip pocket browbeating hectoring pressurizing bulldozing persecuting threatening terrorizing menacing railroading blustering squeezing swaggering henpecking bending terrorising pressurising strong-arming conducting cracked the whip assuming command of keeping under one's thumb ruling over lording over calling the shots on dictating terms having charge of ruling with a rod of iron ruling with an iron hand ordering about kicking around putting the screws on throwing weight around bending to one's will giving orders to leaning on ordering around dictating to lording it over pushing the buttons using strong-arm tactics on

Adjective

(of an object or situation) Significant in degree of importance or urgency
major important significant crucial serious urgent core critical fundamental key big consequential considerable focal grave intrinsic meaningful paramount pertinent pivotal pressing substantial vital weighty appreciable central integral large main material ponderous primary principal profound sweeping capital dire essential exceptional exigent far-reaching heavy heavy-duty high-priority imposing intense large-scale notable noteworthy prime pronounced severe sizable acute almighty burning cardinal determining especial eventful foremost heavyweight historic immediate impactful influential instrumental mighty monumental overriding pointed powerful prominent salient striking telling top-priority worthwhile all-important big league big-league big-time dangerous grand grievous high-level high-profile life and death life-changing major-league of concern of consequence of note top-level life-and-death of great consequence momentous earthshaking earth-shattering much decisive chief tectonic of moment of significance earnest great portentous of great import solemn somber sombre outstanding sober leading imperative remarkable fateful sedate staid necessary no joke no laughing matter basic deciding humourless humorless memorable of great importance no-nonsense relevant conclusive big deal deep epoch-making settling landmark impressive radical indispensable blue-chip predominant headline signal final dominant underlined uncomic definitive marked forceful extensive groundbreaking extraordinary compelling front-page active top lively useful ground-breaking requisite climacteric hefty tough noticeable conspicuous difficult strong pre-eminent major league hard professional famous staple obvious original four-star high-power imperious strictly business innovative absolute playing hard ball massive premier certain substantive quintessential supreme pioneering underlying rudimentary necessitous preeminent first elementary dynamic elemental mandatory needed required foundational valuable structural determinative dramatic clamorous strenuous indicative milestone inherent energetic constitutional rudimental extreme unforgettable earth-shaking prerequisite constitutive of importance meat-and-potatoes must-have quantum vitally important ultimate life-preserving life-sustaining arresting overwhelming celebrated busy full moving intrusive projecting protruding arrestive jutting obtrusive meaty last clear exciting red-letter super breakthrough valid purposeful eminent greatest renowned famed drastic applicable highest super colossal mammoth event-filled egregious responsible defining shaping causal evaluative apocalyptic hectic action-packed arch commanding epochal innovatory revolutionary strategic pithy apposite germane fitting well-known creative testing sententious definite huge appropriate apropos apt world-shaking world-shattering formative trying searching basal trenchant authoritative sizeable psychological solid high priority imaginative decided incisive special carrying a lot of weight ponderable characteristic root primordial primitive organic initial natural compulsory desperate overruling primal tremendous real widespread crisp fatal operative settled peremptory sensational distinctive rare uncommon glaring unusual newsworthy needful obligatory constituent productive stunning devastating earthshattering ruling master climactic firm respectable sturdy sound touchy insistent showdown climatic component connected innate glum beginning introductory abecedarian ingrained litmus test preponderant resonant keynote generous unordinary glorious particular emphatic good durable healthy ample stern touch and go hanging by thread on thin ice now or never worthy of attention potent wide-ranging broad gloomy dour grim vigorous superabundant abundant galvanic vast steady all important at the heart of sustaining axiomatic axiological bottom-line supporting deep-seated substratal substrative grass-roots theoretical bottom underived groundlaying austere blanket all-embracing overarching quiet downbeat sad called for cold sober germinal inspiring inspirational seminal generative far-flung expansive comprehensive ambitious extended wide rangy pervasive wholesale big-deal much needed very important life-or-death of the utmost importance of the essence clamant matter of life and death importunate far-ranging in-depth across-the-board emergent crying across the board prevalent controversial topical current harsh urging propulsive violent enterprising driving motivating impellent instant contemporary disastrous life-threatening distressing live of interest terrible painful brutal bad awful hazardous arduous fierce toilsome threatening bitter bleak ugly taxing sobering worrying perilous intensive peracute exacting punishing menacing excessive precarious grinding competent arterial talented through trunk top-notch able big time excellent effectual of use capable robust number-one stupendous effective splendid splendorous of value skookum top-drawer efficient efficacious most influential most important

Noun

A loss of significance or power in relation to another person or thing

Antonym of overshadowing

overshadowing Idiom, Proverb

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