Synonyms of occult


1. supernatural, occult, causal agent, cause, causal agency

usage: supernatural forces and events and beings collectively; "She doesn't believe in the supernatural"

2. occult, occult arts, practice, pattern

usage: supernatural practices and techniques; "he is a student of the occult"


1. eclipse, occult, overshadow

usage: 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"

2. occult, change

usage: become concealed or hidden from view or have its light extinguished; "The beam of light occults every so often"

3. occult, conceal, hold back, hold in

usage: hide from view; "The lids were occulting her eyes"


1. occult, invisible (vs. visible), unseeable

usage: hidden and difficult to see; "an occult fracture"; "occult blood in the stool"

2. mysterious, mystic, mystical, occult, secret, orphic, esoteric (vs. exoteric)

usage: 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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Definition and meaning of occult (Dictionary)