Noun Definition

shadow

1.Definition: a dominating and pervasive presence

"He received little recognition working in the shadow of his father"

Category: General

2.Definition: a premonition of something adverse

"A shadow over his happiness"

Category: Feelings

3.Definition: a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements

Related Noun(s):shadower, tail

Category: People

4.Definition: an indication that something has been present

Related Noun(s):tincture, vestige, trace

Category: General

5.Definition: an inseparable companion

"The poor child was his mother's shadow"

Category: People

6.Definition: an unilluminated area

Related Noun(s):darkness, dark

Category: Places

7.Definition: refuge from danger or observation

"He felt secure in his father's shadow"

Category: General

8.Definition: shade within clear boundaries

Category: General

9.Definition: something existing in perception only

Related Noun(s):phantom, phantasm, apparition, phantasma, fantasm

Category: General