Definition of Shadows

1. Noun. (plural of shadow) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of shadow) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shadows

1. shadow [v] - See also: shadow

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shadows

shadowier
shadowiest
shadowily
shadowiness
shadowinesses
shadowing
shadowing (histology)
shadowings
shadowish
shadowland
shadowlands
shadowless
shadowlike
shadowplay
shadowplays
shadows (current term)
shadowy
shadrach
shadrachs
shads
shaduf
shadufs
shady
shaffle
shaffled
shaffles
shaffling
shaffron
shaffrons
shafranovskite

Literary usage of Shadows

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Republic of Plato: An Ideal Commonwealth by Plato (1901)
"Like ourselves, I replied; and they see only their own shadows, ... True, he said; how could they see anything but the shadows if they were never allowed to ..."

2. The Republic of Plato: An Ideal Commonwealth by Plato (1901)
"True, he said; how could they see anything but the shadows if they were never allowed to move their heads? And of the objects which are being carried in ..."

3. The Republic of Plato: An Ideal Commonwealth by Plato (1901)
"Like ourselves, I replied ; and they see only their own shadows, ... True, he said ; how could they see anything but the shadows if they were never allowed ..."

4. Riders of the Purple Sage: A Novel by Zane Grey (1912)
"No doubt, Jane thought, the rider, in his almost superhuman power of foresight, saw behind the horizon the dark, lengthening shadows that were soon to crowd ..."

5. The Republic of Plato by Plato, Benjamin Jowett (1881)
"As science : belief: : understanding : knowledge of shadows. But let us leave the further distribution and division of the objects of opinion and of ..."

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