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Synonyms for blind
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blind(noun)

    people who have severe visual impairments, considered as a group

    "he spent hours reading to the blind"

    Synonyms:
    subterfuge, screen

    Antonyms:
    sighted, clear-sighted, sharp-sighted, hawk-eyed, lynx-eyed, seeing, quick-sighted, argus-eyed, perceptive, rational, keen-sighted, sharp-eyed

  2. blind(noun)

    a hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters)

    "he waited impatiently in the blind"

    Synonyms:
    subterfuge, screen

    Antonyms:
    seeing, quick-sighted, rational, sighted, sharp-eyed, perceptive, clear-sighted, argus-eyed, hawk-eyed, keen-sighted, lynx-eyed, sharp-sighted

  3. blind, screen(noun)

    a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight

    "they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet"

    Synonyms:
    cover, silver screen, screenland, filmdom, subterfuge, covert, sieve, screen door, projection screen, screen, concealment

    Antonyms:
    sharp-eyed, seeing, keen-sighted, quick-sighted, argus-eyed, perceptive, rational, sharp-sighted, clear-sighted, hawk-eyed, lynx-eyed, sighted

  4. subterfuge, blind(adj)

    something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity

    "he wasn't sick--it was just a subterfuge"; "the holding company was just a blind"

    Synonyms:
    subterfuge, screen

    Antonyms:
    seeing, argus-eyed, sighted, clear-sighted, quick-sighted, rational, perceptive, sharp-sighted, hawk-eyed, lynx-eyed, keen-sighted, sharp-eyed

  5. blind, unsighted(adj)

    unable to see

    "a person is blind to the extent that he must devise alternative techniques to do efficiently those things he would do with sight if he had normal vision"--Kenneth Jernigan

    Synonyms:
    unsighted, unreasoning

    Antonyms:
    hawk-eyed, sharp-eyed, argus-eyed, sighted, keen-sighted, perceptive, lynx-eyed, seeing, quick-sighted, clear-sighted, sharp-sighted, rational

  6. blind(adj)

    unable or unwilling to perceive or understand

    "blind to a lover's faults"; "blind to the consequences of their actions"

    Synonyms:
    unsighted, unreasoning

    Antonyms:
    lynx-eyed, hawk-eyed, perceptive, quick-sighted, sharp-sighted, seeing, keen-sighted, clear-sighted, sighted, rational, sharp-eyed, argus-eyed

  7. blind, unreasoning(verb)

    not based on reason or evidence

    "blind hatred"; "blind faith"; "unreasoning panic"

    Synonyms:
    unsighted, unreasoning

    Antonyms:
    lynx-eyed, sharp-eyed, seeing, sharp-sighted, rational, perceptive, hawk-eyed, sighted, keen-sighted, clear-sighted, quick-sighted, argus-eyed

  8. blind(verb)

    render unable to see

    Synonyms:
    dim

    Antonyms:
    hawk-eyed, quick-sighted, lynx-eyed, rational, sharp-sighted, keen-sighted, perceptive, sharp-eyed, sighted, seeing, argus-eyed, clear-sighted

  9. blind(verb)

    make blind by putting the eyes out

    "The criminals were punished and blinded"

    Synonyms:
    dim

    Antonyms:
    quick-sighted, hawk-eyed, perceptive, lynx-eyed, sharp-sighted, rational, keen-sighted, sighted, argus-eyed, sharp-eyed, clear-sighted, seeing

  10. blind, dim(verb)

    make dim by comparison or conceal

    Synonyms:
    slur, blur, dim, dip

    Antonyms:
    sharp-eyed, seeing, quick-sighted, sharp-sighted, lynx-eyed, hawk-eyed, keen-sighted, sighted, argus-eyed, rational, clear-sighted, perceptive

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. blind

    A contrivance or device may be either good or bad. A cheat is a mean advantage in a bargain; a fraud, any form of covert robbery or injury. Imposture is a deceitful contrivance for securing charity, credit, or consideration. A stratagem or maneuver may be of the good against the bad, as it were a skilful movement of war. A wile is usually but not necessarily evil.

    E'en children followed with endearing wile.

    Goldsmith Deserted Village, l. 184.

    A trick is often low, injurious, and malicious; we say a mean trick; the word is sometimes used playfully with less than its full meaning. A ruse or a blind may be quite innocent and harmless. An artifice is a carefully and delicately prepared contrivance for doing indirectly what one could not well do directly. A device is something studied out for promoting an end, as in a mechanism; the word is used of indirect action, often, but not necessarily directed to an evil, selfish, or injurious end. Finesse is especially subtle contrivance, delicate artifice, whether for good or evil. Compare FRAUD.

    Synonyms:
    art, artifice, cheat, contrivance, craft, cunning, device, dodge, finesse, fraud, guile, imposture, invention, machination, maneuver, ruse, stratagem, subterfuge, trick, wile

    Antonyms:
    artlessness, candor, fairness, frankness, guilelessness, honesty, ingenuousness, innocence, openness, simplicity, sincerity, truth

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. blind(a.)

    Synonyms:
    sightless, eyeless, unseeing, stone-blind, stark-blind, unable to see

  2. blind(a.)

    Synonyms:
    ignorant, undiscerning, unaware, unmindful, inattentive, heedless, incapable of judging

  3. blind(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    make blind, deprive of sight

  4. blind(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    hoodwink, blindfold

  5. blind(n.)

    Synonyms:
    screen, cover

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How to use blind in a sentence?

  1. Proverb:

    Who is blind, dumb and deaf will live a peaceful life of a hundred years.

  2. Nursultan Nazarbayev:

    When there was plenty of money, everyone was spending it right and left and the government turned a blind eye to that, just remember that we have been living with $30-per-barrel oil for half a year now and nothing has happened.

  3. Chandan Kumar:

    There's a lot of trafficking and bonded labor in the industry, but it is a profitable business and owners are usually politically connected, so the authorities turn a blind eye.

  4. The Hitopadesa:

    Learning dissipates many doubts, and causes things otherwise invisible to be seen, and is the eye of everyone who is not absolutely blind.

  5. Immanuel Kant:

    Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.

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