Synonyms of eclipse in English:

eclipse


See definition of eclipse

noun

1‘the eclipse of the sun’

SYNONYMS
blotting out, blocking, covering, obscuring, hiding, concealing, veiling, shrouding, darkening
occultation

2‘the eclipse of the empire’

SYNONYMS
decline, fall, failure, decay, deterioration, degeneration, weakening, ebb, waning, withering, descent, sinking, slide, tumble, regression, lapse, collapse, comedown, crash
ANTONYMS

rise

3‘the eclipse of his rival’

SYNONYMS
outshining, overshadowing, surpassing, excelling, outclassing, outstripping, outdistancing, outdoing, transcending, dwarfing, upstaging, shaming

verb

1‘the last piece of the sun was eclipsed by the moon’

SYNONYMS
blot out, block, cover, obscure, veil, shroud, hide, conceal, obliterate, darken, dim
shade, cast a shadow over
occult

2‘the use of procaine was eclipsed by the discovery of cortisone’

SYNONYMS
outshine, overshadow, put in the shade, surpass, exceed, excel, be superior to, outclass, outstrip, outdistance, outdo, top, cap, trump, transcend, tower above, tower over, dwarf, upstage, shame, put to shame
informal be head and shoulders above, be a cut above
archaic extinguish, outrival