Associations to the word «Occult»
OCCULT, verb. (transitive) (astronomy) To cover or hide from view.
OCCULT, verb. (transitive) (rare) To dissimulate, conceal, or obfuscate.
OCCULT, adjective. (medicine) Secret; hidden from general knowledge; undetected.
OCCULT, adjective. Related to the occult; pertaining to mysticism, magic, or astrology.
OCCULT, adjective. Esoteric.
OCCULT, noun. (usually with the) Supernatural affairs.
OCCULT LINE, noun. A line drawn as a part of the construction of a geometrical figure or problem, but not to appear in the finished plan.
OCCULT LINES, noun. Plural of occult line
OCCULT, noun. Supernatural forces and events and beings collectively; "She doesn't believe in the supernatural".
OCCULT, noun. Supernatural practices and techniques; "he is a student of the occult".
OCCULT, verb. 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".
OCCULT, verb. Become concealed or hidden from view or have its light extinguished; "The beam of light occults every so often".
OCCULT, verb. Hide from view; "The lids were occulting her eyes".
OCCULT, adjective. Hidden and difficult to see; "an occult fracture"; "occult blood in the stool".
OCCULT, adjective. 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".
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