What is another word for blanket?

Synonyms for blanket
ˈblæŋ kɪtblan·ket

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blanket, covernoun

    bedding that keeps a person warm in bed

    "he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep"

    Synonyms:
    cover charge, screen, covering, cover version, covering fire, binding, covert, natural covering, cover song, concealment, top, masking, back, cover, mantle, screening, book binding

    Antonyms:
    noncomprehensive, incomprehensive

  2. blanket, mantlenoun

    anything that covers

    "there was a blanket of snow"

    Synonyms:
    pallium, cover, pall, mantle, mantel, cape, mantelpiece, curtain, mantlepiece, drape, chimneypiece, drapery

    Antonyms:
    incomprehensive, noncomprehensive

  3. blanketadjective

    a layer of lead surrounding the highly reactive core of a nuclear reactor

    Synonyms:
    cover, mantle

    Antonyms:
    noncomprehensive, incomprehensive

  4. across-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, blanket(a), broad, encompassing, extensive, panoptic, wideverb

    broad in scope or content

    "across-the-board pay increases"; "an all-embracing definition"; "blanket sanctions against human-rights violators"; "an invention with broad applications"; "a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner; "granted him wide powers"

    Antonyms:
    incomprehensive, noncomprehensive

  5. blanketverb

    cover as if with a blanket

    "snow blanketed the fields"

    Antonyms:
    noncomprehensive, incomprehensive

  6. blanketverb

    form a blanket-like cover (over)

    Antonyms:
    incomprehensive, noncomprehensive

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PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "blanket":

    coverage, cover, general, hedging, couverture, patchwork

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US English
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British
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Australian
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Indian

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#10294curtain
#16528mantle
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How to use blanket in a sentence?

  1. Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren:

    Not a single president has issued a blanket direction to Bill Clinton administration to produce no documents and no witnesses.

  2. Alula Pankhurst:

    (They) need to take into account different local realities and avoid blanket bans that can be detrimental to the wellbeing of children and endanger the survival of their families.

  3. Raj Dasgupta:

    You'd have to be pretty brittle and pretty sick if a blanket's going to stop your breathing.

  4. Ethan Powell:

    In order to accommodate that investor effectively, we upsized the size of the facility, we don't anticipate drawing on it, but it really serves as more of a security blanket.

  5. Hillary Clinton on Friday:

    The fight against the NRA should be led by a new organization of gun owners, there is really no other industry in America that has this kind of blanket permission to be reckless to be negligent.

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