Definitions of shadow:
- noun: refuge from danger or observation
Example: "He felt secure in his father's shadow"
- noun: a premonition of something adverse
Example: "A shadow over his happiness"
- noun: an inseparable companion
Example: "The poor child was his mother's shadow"
- noun: a dominating and pervasive presence
Example: "He received little recognition working in the shadow of his father"
- noun: shade within clear boundaries
- noun: a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements
- noun: an unilluminated area
- noun: an indication that something has been present
- noun: something existing in perception only
- verb: make appear small by comparison
- verb: cast a shadow over
- verb: follow, usually without the person's knowledge
Example: "The police are shadowing her"
- name: A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #54282)
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