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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"

    subterfuge, screen

    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"

    subterfuge, screen

    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"

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

    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"

    subterfuge, screen

    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

    unsighted, unreasoning

    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"

    unsighted, unreasoning

    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"

    unsighted, unreasoning

    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


    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"


    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

    slur, blur, dim, dip

    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.

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

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. blind

    sightless, unseeing, eyeless, depraved, undiscerning, ignorant, prejudiced, uninformed, unconscious, unaware

    farsighted, penetrating, sensitive, keen, discriminating, clearsighted, pure-minded, aware, conscious

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. blind(a.)

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

  2. blind(a.)

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

  3. blind(v. a.)

    make blind, deprive of sight

  4. blind(v. a.)

    hoodwink, blindfold

  5. blind(n.)

    screen, cover

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. blind(a)

    unseeing, sightless, purblind, oblivious, undiscriminating, inconsiderate, unmindful, unintelligible, illegible, obscure, intricate, involved

  2. blind(n)

    shade, curtain, screen, blinder, blinker, subterfuge, pretext, ruse, stratagem, pretense, feint sophistry

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How to use blind in a sentence?

  1. Sarah Newcomb:

    We can only manage what we measure, if you're not even measuring your own spending, then basically you're just flying blind.

  2. Gretchen Whitmer:

    We remain in the state of emergency. That is a fact. For anyone to declare' Mission Accomplished' means that they're turning a blind eye to the fact that over 600 people have died in the last 72 hours, i am not going to make decisions about our public health based on political games.

  3. Norihiro Fujito:

    People who sold shares in the summer on concerns about slowdown in China are buying back. But they are turning a blind eye to the poor state of economic fundamentals.

  4. H. G. Wells:

    We must not allow the clock and the calendar to blind us to the fact that each moment of life is a miracle and mystery.

  5. M. Thompson:

    It is the person who is blind to what goes on around him that is most surprised when the same things happen to him.

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