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Synonyms for occultəˈkʌlt, ˈɒk ʌlt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. supernatural, occult(noun)

    supernatural forces and events and beings collectively

    "She doesn't believe in the supernatural"

    occult arts, occult, supernatural

    exoteric, seeable, visible

  2. occult, occult arts(adj)

    supernatural practices and techniques

    "he is a student of the occult"

    occult arts, occult, supernatural

    seeable, visible, exoteric

  3. occult(adj)

    hidden and difficult to see

    "an occult fracture"; "occult blood in the stool"

    mystical, mysterious, secret, mystic, orphic

    visible, seeable, exoteric

  4. mysterious, mystic, mystical, occult, secret, orphic(verb)

    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"

    hole-and-corner(a), occult, underground, unavowed, surreptitious, cryptical, mysterious, mystic, hidden, hush-hush, hugger-mugger, secret, deep, privy, clandestine, secluded, cloak-and-dagger, orphic, inscrutable, private, confidential, cryptic, undercover, mystifying, mystical

    visible, seeable, exoteric

  5. eclipse, occult(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"

    dominate, overshadow, occult, eclipse

    exoteric, seeable, visible

  6. occult(verb)

    become concealed or hidden from view or have its light extinguished

    "The beam of light occults every so often"


    exoteric, visible, seeable

  7. occult(verb)

    hide from view

    "The lids were occulting her eyes"


    visible, exoteric, seeable

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. occult

    That is mysterious in the true sense which is beyond human comprehension, as the decrees of God or the origin of life. That is mystic or mystical which has associated with it some hidden or recondite meaning, especially of a religious kind; as, the mystic Babylon of the Apocalypse. That is dark which we can not personally see through, especially if sadly perplexing; as, a dark providence. That is secret which is intentionally hidden. Compare DARK.

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    abstruse, cabalistic, dark, enigmatical, hidden, incomprehensible, inexplicable, inscrutable, mysterious, mystic, mystical, obscure, recondite, secret, transcendental, unfathomable, unfathomed, unknown

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. occult(a.)

    hidden, secret, unrevealed, unknown, undiscovered, mysterious, mystic, mystical, recondite, cabalistic, latent, abstruse, veiled, shrouded, under a cover, under a cloud

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hidden, covert

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