Synonyms and Antonyms of covering

  1. 1 something that covers or conceals like a piece of cloth <with the commotion on the dance floor as a covering, we were able to slip out undetected> Synonyms blanket, cope, cover, cloak, 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

  2. 2 something that encloses another thing especially to protect it <the plastic coverings on lamp shades should be removed> Synonyms armor, capsule, casing, cocoon, cover, {h,1}case, encasement, housing, hull, husk, jacket, pod, sheath, shellRelated Words cartridge, cassette (also casette); bark, crust; carapace, house, mail, panoply, plate, plating, shield; cuticle, hide, skin; envelope, package, wrapper; backing, coating, coverture, facing

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