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blanket

noun

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something that covers or conceals like a piece of cloth
  • a blanket of fog concealed the view of the harbor

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blanket

adjective

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belonging or relating to the whole
  • a blanket promise of amnesty for everyone with overdue library books

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blanket

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of blanket (Entry 3 of 3)

1 to form a layer over
  • leaves blanketed all of the land around the house

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2 to keep secret or shut off from view
  • blanketed the secret memo from the news media

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3 to cause to cease burning
  • firefighters managed to blanket the fire with foam

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The first known use of blanket was in the 14th century

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blanked (out)

blanket

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“Blanket.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/blanket. Accessed 29 May. 2022.

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