Word:

Ghost

Pronunciation: gōst
n.1.
1.The spirit; the soul of man.
Then gives her grieved ghost thus to lament.
- Spenser.
2.The disembodied soul; the soul or spirit of a deceased person; a spirit appearing after death; an apparition; a specter.
I thought that I had died in sleep,
And was a blessed ghost.
- Coleridge.
3.Any faint shadowy semblance; an unsubstantial image; a phantom; a glimmering; as, not a ghost of a chance; the ghost of an idea.
4.A false image formed in a telescope by reflection from the surfaces of one or more lenses.
Ghost moth
(Zool.) a large European moth (Hepialus humuli); so called from the white color of the male, and the peculiar hovering flight; - called also great swift.
Holy Ghost
(Theol.) the Holy Spirit; the Paraclete; the Comforter; (Theol.) the third person in the Trinity.
To give up the ghost
to die; to expire.
v. i.1.To die; to expire.
v. t.1.To appear to or haunt in the form of an apparition.
Noun1.ghost - a mental representation of some haunting experience; "he looked like he had seen a ghost"; "it aroused specters from his past"
2.ghost - a writer who gives the credit of authorship to someone else
Synonyms: ghostwriter
3.ghost - the visible disembodied soul of a dead person
4.ghost - a suggestion of some quality; "there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone"; "he detected a ghost of a smile on her face"
Synonyms: touch, trace
Verb1.ghost - move like a ghost; "The masked men ghosted across the moonlit yard"
2.ghost - haunt like a ghost; pursue; "Fear of illness haunts her"
Synonyms: obsess, haunt
3.ghost - write for someone else; "How many books have you ghostwritten so far?"
Synonyms: ghostwrite
(chat)ghost - (Or "zombie") The image of a user's session on IRC and similar systems, left when the session has been terminated (properly or, often, improperly) but the server (or the network at large) believes the connection is still active and belongs to a real user.

Compare clonebot.
Goal Hierarchy and Objectives Structuring Technique (TUB) In general, ghosts symbolize aspects of yourself that you fear. This may involve a painful memory, guilt, or some repressed thoughts. You may be afraid of death and dying. Alternatively, ghosts are representative of something that is no longer obtainable or within reach. It indicates a feeling of disconnection from life and society. This dream may be a calling for you to move on and abandon your outdated modes of thinking and behaviour. To see the ghost of a living relative or friend in your dream, signifies that you are in danger of malice acts by that person. To see the ghost of a dead friend/relative in your dream, suggests guilt and regrets concerning the past relationships with that particular person.Doppelganger, Dracula, Frankenstein, Masan, Wolf-man, act for, advertising writer, agent, alternate, alternative, analogy, annalist, appearance, art critic, astral, astral spirit, author, authoress, backup, banshee, belletrist, bibliographer, black spot, bloom, blooping, bogey, bogeyman, boggart, bugaboo, bugbear, change, change places with, changeling, coauthor, collaborate, collaborator, columnist, comparison, compiler, compose, composer, control, copy, copywriter, counterfeit, creative writer, critic, crowd out, cut out, dance critic, dash off, definition, demon, departed spirit, deputy, devil, diarist, disembodied spirit, displace, double, double for, drama critic, dramatist, drift, dummy, duppy, dybbuk, editorialize, eidolon, encyclopedist, equal, equivalent, ersatz, essayist, exchange, fake, fee-faw-fum, fill in for, fill-in, flare, float, foot, form, formulate, free lance, free-lance, free-lance writer, frightener, fringe area, ghostwrite, ghostwriter, ghoul, glide, glimmer, granulation, grateful dead, grid, guide, hallucination, hant, hard shadow, haunt, hobgoblin, holy terror, horror, humorist, idolum, illusion, image, imitation, immateriality, incorporeal, incorporeal being, incorporeity, incubus, indite, inditer, knock off, knock out, larva, lemures, literary artist, literary craftsman, literary critic, literary man, litterateur, locum tenens, logographer, magazine writer, makeshift, man of letters, manes, materialization, metaphor, metonymy, monographer, monster, multiple image, music critic, newspaperman, next best thing, nightmare, noise, novelettist, novelist, novelize, ogre, ogress, oni, pamphleteer, penwoman, personnel, phantasm, phantasma, phony, picture, picture noise, picture shifts, pinch hitter, pinch-hit, plow the deep, poet, poltergeist, prepare, presence, produce, prose writer, proxy, rain, relief, relieve, replace, replacement, represent, representative, reserves, revenant, reviewer, ride, ride the sea, ringer, rolling, run, sail, scanning pattern, scarebabe, scarecrow, scarer, scenario writer, scenarist, scenarize, scintilla, scintillation, scribe, scriptwriter, scud, second string, secondary, shade, shading, shadow, shape, shoot, short-story writer, shrouded spirit, sign, skim, slip, snow, snowstorm, spares, spectral ghost, spell, spell off, spirit, sprite, stand in for, stand-in, storyteller, sub, subrogate, substituent, substitute, substitute for, substitution, succedaneum, succeed, succubus, suggestion, supersede, superseder, supplant, supplanter, surrogate, swap places with, symbol, synecdoche, technical writer, terror, theophany, third string, throw on paper, token, understudy, understudy for, unsubstantiality, utility player, vampire, vicar, vice-president, vice-regent, vision, walk the waters, walking dead man, wandering soul, werewolf, word painter, wordsmith, wraith, write, writer, zombie
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