"eclipses" in the noun sense
1. eclipse, occultation
one celestial body obscures another
"eclipses" in the verb sense
1. overshadow, dominate, eclipse
be greater in significance than
"the tragedy overshadowed the couple's happiness"
2. 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"
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