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curtain

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of curtain

  1. 1 something that covers or conceals like a piece of cloth <there has long been a curtain of secrecy surrounding that religious sect> Synonyms blanket, cope, cover, covering, coverture, cover-up, cloak, 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

  2. 2 curtains pl  pieces of cloth hung to darken, decorate, or divide a room <the kittens keep climbing the curtains> Synonyms curtains, drapesRelated Words hanging(s), shade, tapestry, window shade

  3. 3 curtains pl  the permanent stopping of all the vital bodily activities <if you're caught in a government facility with a bomb, it's curtains for you> Synonyms curtains, decease, demise, dissolution, doom, end, exit, expiration, expiry, fate, grave, great divide, passage, passing, quietus, sleepRelated Words casualty, fatality; martyrdom, self-destruction, self-murder, self-slaughter, suicide; annihilation, destruction, ending, extermination, ruin; assassination, execution, killing, massacre, slaughterNear Antonyms existence, life; creation, genesis, origination, riseAntonyms birth, nativity




curtain

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of curtain

  1. to keep secret or shut off from view <she dropped her head and in shame curtained her face with her hair> Synonyms belie, blanket, blot out, cloak, conceal, cover, {h,1}hide, 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





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