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Dictionary definition for: Occult

1. (n) supernatural forces and events and beings collectively; "She doesn''t believe in the supernatural"

2. (v) 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"

3. (s) hidden and difficult to see; "an occult fracture" "occult blood in the stool"

4. (n) occult practices and techniques; "he is a student of the occult"

5. (v) become concealed or hidden from view or have its light extinguished; "The beam of light occults every so often"

6. (s) 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"

7. (v) hide from view; "The lids were occulting her eyes"

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