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blanket

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of blanket




blanket

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of blanket

  1. something that covers or conceals like a piece of cloth <a blanket of fog concealed the view of the harbor> Synonyms cloak, cope, cover, covering, coverture, cover-up, curtain, hood, mantle, mask, pall, penumbra, robe, shroud, veil, wrapsRelated Words blind, concealer, screen, shield; fig leaf, Potemkin village, Trojan horse; camouflage, disguise, facade (also façade), face, mask, veneer; gloss, varnish




blanket

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of blanket

  1. 1 to form a layer over <leaves blanketed all of the land around the house> Synonyms cover, carpet, coat, overlay, overlie, overspread, sheetRelated Words enclose (also inclose), enrobe, enshroud, enswathe, envelop, enwrap, mantle, shawl, shroud, swathe, wrap; cloak, clothe, curtain, veil; circle, encircle, encompass

  2. 2 to keep secret or shut off from view <blanketed the secret memo from the news media> Synonyms belie, {h,1}hide, blot out, cloak, conceal, cover, curtain, disguise, enshroud, mask, obscure, occult, paper over, screen, shroud, suppress, veilRelated Words bury, camouflage, cover (up), smother; gild, gloss (over), varnish, whitewash; becloud, bedim, befog, block, cloud, darken, eclipse, obstruct, occlude, overcast, overshadow, shadeNear Antonyms bring out, present; clarify, illuminate; advertise, air, broadcast, get out, proclaim, publicize, publish, spreadAntonyms bare, disclose, display, divulge, expose, reveal, show, uncloak, uncover, unmask, unveil

  3. 3 to cause to cease burning <firefighters managed to blanket the fire with foam> Synonyms extinguish, douse (also dowse), put out, quench, snuff (out)Related Words choke, smother, suffocate; blow out, rub out, snub (out), stamp (out), stubAntonyms fire, ignite, inflame (also enflame), kindle, light





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