|1.||[ verb ] hide from view|
"The lids were occulting her eyes"
|2.||[ verb ] become concealed or hidden from view or have its light extinguished|
"The beam of light occults every so often"
|3.||[ 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"
|Related terms:||overshadow eclipse|
|4.||[ adjective ] having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding|
|Synonyms:||mysterious mystic secret orphic mystical|
"mysterious symbols" "the mystical style of Blake" "occult lore" "the secret learning of the ancients"
|5.||[ adjective ] hidden and difficult to see|
"an occult fracture" "occult blood in the stool"
|6.||[ noun ] occult practices and techniques|
"he is a student of the occult"
|7.||[ noun ] supernatural forces and events and beings collectively|
"She doesn't believe in the supernatural"
|Related terms:||causal_agent spiritual_being Destiny|