Definition: The partial or complete obscuring of a celestial body by another celestial body (noun) OR To block out the light of a person, thing, or heavenly body (verb)
Part of Speech: Noun
Synonym(s): concealment, darkening, conceal, hide
Antonym(s): reveal, brighten, highlight
1. During a solar eclipse, the moon obscures or covers a portion of the sun.
2. The young genius’ intelligence has already begun to eclipse that of his uneducated parents.
3. In a lunar eclipse, the moon looks darker as it goes into the shadow of the Earth.