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1. shadow

noun. ['ˈʃæˌdoʊ'] shade within clear boundaries.

Synonyms

  • shadowiness
  • penumbra
  • shade
  • shadiness

Antonyms

  • comprehensible
  • blond
  • enlightened
  • active

Etymology

  • schadowe (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Shadow

  • aficionado
  • commando
  • dado
  • falardeau
  • farabundo
  • goddeau
  • ido
  • judo
  • meadow
  • okdo
  • pardoe
  • peladeau
  • rabideau
  • robideau
  • segundo
  • shindou
  • tornado
  • torpedo
  • udo

How do you spell shadow? Is it shaddow ?

A common misspelling of shadow is shaddow

Example sentences of the word shadow


1. Adjective
Teach him how to draw each letter separately and how to create shadow effects.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Measure the back wall of the shadow box with a tape measure.

Quotes containing the word shadow


1. Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
- Samuel Smiles

2. I love you as certain dark things are to be loved, in secret, between the shadow and the soul.
- Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets

3. Washington, D.C., has everything that Rome, Paris and London have in the way of great architecture - great power bases. Washington has obelisks and pyramids and underground tunnels and great art and a whole shadow world that we really don't see.
- Dan Brown

2. shadow

noun. ['ˈʃæˌdoʊ'] an unilluminated area.

Synonyms

  • darkness
  • dark

Antonyms

  • middle
  • beginning
  • head

Etymology

  • schadowe (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. shadow

noun. ['ˈʃæˌdoʊ'] something existing in perception only.

Synonyms

  • unidentified flying object
  • fantasm
  • ghost
  • phantom
  • illusion
  • shade
  • spook
  • wraith
  • specter
  • Flying Dutchman
  • spectre
  • flying saucer
  • phantasm
  • semblance
  • apparition
  • phantasma

Antonyms

  • disappearance
  • empty
  • contraindication
  • allow

Etymology

  • schadowe (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. shadow

verb. ['ˈʃæˌdoʊ'] follow, usually without the person's knowledge.

Antonyms

  • unconcealed

Etymology

  • schadowe (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. shadow

noun. ['ˈʃæˌdoʊ'] refuge from danger or observation.

Synonyms

  • refuge
  • recourse

Antonyms

  • real
  • conception
  • colorlessness

Etymology

  • schadowe (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. shadow

noun. ['ˈʃæˌdoʊ'] an indication that something has been present.

Synonyms

  • tincture
  • vestige
  • indication
  • indicant
  • trace

Antonyms

  • inaccessibility
  • unavailability
  • unskillfulness
  • mind

Etymology

  • schadowe (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. shadow

noun. ['ˈʃæˌdoʊ'] a premonition of something adverse.

Synonyms

  • boding
  • premonition
  • presentiment

Antonyms

  • lawfulness
  • unprophetic
  • leader
  • superior

Etymology

  • schadowe (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. shadow

noun. ['ˈʃæˌdoʊ'] an inseparable companion.

Antonyms

  • light

Etymology

  • schadowe (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. shadow

verb. ['ˈʃæˌdoʊ'] make appear small by comparison.

Synonyms

  • overtop
  • command
  • overlook
  • dwarf
  • overshadow

Antonyms

  • lighten
  • disobey
  • violate
  • disoblige

Etymology

  • schadowe (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. shadow

noun. ['ˈʃæˌdoʊ'] a dominating and pervasive presence.

Antonyms

  • white

Etymology

  • schadowe (Middle English (1100-1500))
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