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To diminish the stature of; overshadow or detract from:
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  1. To diminish the stature of; overshadow or detract from:
  2. To make difficult to discern mentally or understand:
  3. (Linguistics) To reduce (a vowel) to the neutral sound represented by schwa (ə).
To blur (a surface or an outline)
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  1. To blur (a surface or an outline)
  2. To dim (the eyes) with tears, mucus, etc.
  3. To blur; dim.
To make seem dim, as by comparison
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  1. To make seem dim, as by comparison
  2. To turn (headlights) down by switching from high to low beam
  3. To grow dim
To cover or obscure with clouds:
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  1. To cover or obscure with clouds:
  2. To become cloudy or overcast:
  3. To darken; obscure; threaten
To mar or impair by a flaw:
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  1. To mar or impair by a flaw:
  2. To mar, as by some flaw or fault; spoil the perfection of
  3. To cause to have a small mark or marks that diminish attractiveness:
To smear or blur (something):
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  1. To smear or blur (something):
  2. To fill (an orchard or an inhabited area) with dense smoke from a smudge pot in order to prevent damage from frost or to repel insects.
  3. To blur or smear
To spot or stain, as with a discoloring substance:
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  1. To spot or stain, as with a discoloring substance:
  2. To spill or spread in a spot or stain.
  3. To dry by soaking up the wet liquid, as with blotting paper
To spread easily in an undesired way:
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  1. To spread easily in an undesired way:
  2. To spread or daub (a surface, for example) with a sticky, greasy, or dirty substance.
  3. To apply (a ) to, so as to leave a coating, mark, etc.
(Usually passive) cover or surround with clouds
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  1. (Usually passive) cover or surround with clouds
  2. To darken with or as if with clouds; obscure:
  3. To cloud over; darken
To make (the eyes or the vision) dim; darken or obscure
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  1. To make (the eyes or the vision) dim; darken or obscure
To cause confusion in; muddle.
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  1. To cause confusion in; muddle.
  2. To cover or obscure with or as if with fog.
  3. To envelop in fog.
To make blurred or dim, especially the eyes.
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  1. To make blurred or dim, especially the eyes.
  2. To blur; dim.
  3. To dim (the eyes) with tears, mucus, etc.
To become cloudy or overcast:
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  1. To become cloudy or overcast:
  2. To cover or obscure with clouds:
  3. To darken; obscure; threaten
To turn (headlights) down by switching from high to low beam
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  1. To turn (headlights) down by switching from high to low beam
  2. To make seem dim, as by comparison
  3. To grow dim
To make or become dull
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  1. To make or become dull
To surpass; outshine:
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  1. To surpass; outshine:
  2. To obscure; darken.
  3. The partial or total blocking of light of one celestial object by another. An eclipse of the Sun or Moon occurs when the Earth, Moon, and Sun are aligned. &diamf3; In a solar eclipse the Moon comes between the Sun and Earth. During a total solar eclipse the disk of the Moon fully covers that of the Sun, and only the Sun's corona is visible. &diamf3; An annular eclipse occurs when the Moon is farthest in its orbit from the Earth so that its disk does not fully cover that of the Sun, and part of the Sun's photosphere is visible as a ring around the Moon. &diamf3; In a lunar eclipse all or a part of the Moon's disk enters the umbra of the Earth's shadow and is no longer illuminated by the Sun. Lunar eclipses occur only during a full moon, when the Moon is directly opposite the Sun.
A dense layer of cloud lying close to the surface of the ground or water and reducing visibility to less than 1 km (0.62 mi). Fog occurs when the air temperature becomes identical, or nearly identical, to the dew point.
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  1. A dense layer of cloud lying close to the surface of the ground or water and reducing visibility to less than 1 km (0.62 mi). Fog occurs when the air temperature becomes identical, or nearly identical, to the dew point.
  2. To obscure or dim (a photographic image).
  3. To blur; dim; obscure
To feel, appear, or act despondent, sad, or mournful.
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  1. To feel, appear, or act despondent, sad, or mournful.
  2. To be or look morose, displeased, or dejected
  3. To be or become dark, shaded, or obscure.
Alternative form of MST (to mock a work by inserting annotations)
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  1. Alternative form of MST (to mock a work by inserting annotations)
  2. A mass of fine droplets of water in the atmosphere near or in contact with the Earth. Mist reduces visibility to not less than 1 km (0.62 mi).
  3. To conceal or veil with or as if with mist.
To render indistinct or dim; darken:
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  1. To render indistinct or dim; darken:
  2. To muddle; confuse; bewilder
  3. To cloud over; obscure; make dark or unclear
To diminish the stature of; overshadow or detract from:
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  1. To diminish the stature of; overshadow or detract from:
  2. To make difficult to discern mentally or understand:
  3. (Linguistics) To reduce (a vowel) to the neutral sound represented by schwa (ə).
To become cloudy or gloomy.
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  1. To become cloudy or gloomy.
  2. (Sewing) To sew over (an edge) with long, loose stitches so as to prevent raveling
  3. To cast beyond (the intended point) with a fishing rod.
To be, by comparison, more significant or important than
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  1. To be, by comparison, more significant or important than
  2. To darken; obscure
  3. To cast a shadow over; darken or obscure.
To throw a shadow upon
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  1. To throw a shadow upon
  2. To cast a shadow on; darken or shade:
  3. (Archaic) To shelter from light or heat
Find another word for blur. In this page you can discover 27 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for blur, like: obscure, blear, dim, cloud, blemish, smudge, blot, smear, shade, dirty and becloud.