Synonyms for adumbrates

Grammar : Verb
Spell : a-duhm-breyt, ad-uh m-breyt
Phonetic Transcription : æˈdʌm breɪt, ˈæd əmˌbreɪt

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Définition of adumbrates

Origin :
  • "to outline, to sketch," 1580s, from Latin adumbratus "sketched, shadowed in outline," past participle of adumbrare "to represent (a thing) in outline" (see adumbration). Meaning "to overshadow" is 1660s. Related: Adumbrated; adumbrating.
  • verb foreshadow
Example sentences :
  • In his letter to Payne of 23rd December 1882, Burton adumbrates a visit eastward.
  • Extract from : « The Life of Sir Richard Burton » by Thomas Wright
  • There is not one of them that adumbrates a theory that can be called a theory of Progress.
  • Extract from : « The Idea of Progress » by J. B. Bury

Antonyms for adumbrates

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