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shadowing

 
Adjective shadowing has 1 sense
  1. shadowing, tailing - following surreptitiously; keeping under surveillance; "always on guard against shadowing submarines"
    Antonym: leading (indirect, via following)
Noun shadowing has 1 sense
  1. shadowing, tailing - the act of following someone secretly
    --1 is a kind of pursuit, chase, following
    Derived form: verb shadow1
Verb shadow has 3 senses
  1. shadow - follow, usually without the person's knowledge; "The police are shadowing her"
    --1 is one way to
    follow
    Derived forms: noun shadow9, noun shadow8, noun shadower1, noun shadowing1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam cannot shadow Sue
  2. shadow, shade, shade off - cast a shadow over
    --2 is one way to obscure, bedim, overcloud
    Derived forms: noun shadow2, noun shadow1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  3. shadow, overshadow, dwarf - make appear small by comparison; "This year's debt dwarves that of last year"
    --3 is one way to dominate, command, overlook, overtop
    Derived form: noun shadow7
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
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