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blanket

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of blanket

  1. belonging or relating to the whole a blanket promise of amnesty for everyone with overdue library books Synonyms of blanket across-the-board, general, broad-brush, common, generic, global, overall, universalWords Related to blanket all-embracing, broad, broad-gauge (or broad-gauged), broadscale, comprehensive, extensive, inclusionary, overarching, pervasive, sweeping, ubiquitous, wholesale, wide, widespread; aggregate, collective, complete, full, plenary; planetary, worldwideNear Antonyms of blanket component, constituent; cross-sectional, divisional, fragmentary, partial; local, localized, regional, sectionalAntonyms of blanket individual, particular


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 of blanket cloak, cope, cover, covering, coverture, cover-up, curtain, hood, mantle, mask, pall, penumbra, robe, shroud, veil, wrapsWords Related to blanket 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 of blanket cover, carpet, coat, overlay, overlie, overspread, sheetWords Related to blanket 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 of blanket belie, hide, blot out, cloak, conceal, cover, curtain, disguise, enshroud, mask, obscure, occult, paper over, screen, shroud, suppress, veilWords Related to blanket bury, camouflage, cover (up), smother; gild, gloss (over), varnish, whitewash; becloud, bedim, befog, block, cloud, darken, eclipse, obstruct, occlude, overcast, overshadow, shadeNear Antonyms of blanket bring out, present; clarify, illuminate; advertise, air, broadcast, get out, proclaim, publicize, publish, spreadAntonyms of blanket 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 of blanket extinguish, douse (also dowse), put out, quench, snuff (out)Words Related to blanket choke, smother, suffocate; blow out, rub out, snub (out), stamp (out), stubAntonyms of blanket fire, ignite, inflame (also enflame), kindle, light



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