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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, 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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