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Synonyms for plaster
ˈplæs tər, ˈplɑ stərplas·ter

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. plaster

    Synonyms:
    palliate, patch, ramp, tinker, cobble, bolster

    Antonyms:
    expose, repair, restore, renovate, redintegrate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. plasternoun

    a mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water; hardens into a smooth solid; used to cover walls and ceilings

    Synonyms:
    cataplasm, plasterwork, sticking plaster, poultice, adhesive plaster, plaster of Paris

  2. plaster of Paris, plasternoun

    any of several gypsum cements; a white powder (a form of calcium sulphate) that forms a paste when mixed with water and hardens into a solid; used in making molds and sculptures and casts for broken limbs

    Synonyms:
    cataplasm, plasterwork, sticking plaster, poultice, adhesive plaster, plaster of Paris

  3. poultice, cataplasm, plasternoun

    a medical dressing consisting of a soft heated mass of meal or clay that is spread on a cloth and applied to the skin to treat inflamed areas or improve circulation etc.

    Synonyms:
    plasterwork, plaster of Paris, sticking plaster, poultice, adhesive plaster, cataplasm

  4. plaster, plasterworknoun

    a surface of hardened plaster (as on a wall or ceiling)

    "there were cracks in the plaster"

    Synonyms:
    cataplasm, plasterwork, sticking plaster, poultice, adhesive plaster, plaster of Paris

  5. plaster, adhesive plaster, sticking plasterverb

    adhesive tape used in dressing wounds

    Synonyms:
    cataplasm, plasterwork, sticking plaster, poultice, adhesive plaster, plaster of Paris

  6. plaster, plaster over, stick onverb

    apply a heavy coat to

    Synonyms:
    stick on, poultice, affix, beplaster, plaster over, daub

  7. plaster, beplasterverb

    cover conspicuously or thickly, as by pasting something on

    "The demonstrators plastered the hallways with posters"; "She let the walls of the apartment be beplastered with stucco"

    Synonyms:
    stick on, poultice, beplaster, plaster over, daub

  8. plasterverb

    affix conspicuously

    "She plastered warnings all over the wall"

    Synonyms:
    stick on, poultice, beplaster, plaster over, daub

  9. plasterverb

    apply a plaster cast to

    "plaster the broken arm"

    Synonyms:
    stick on, poultice, beplaster, plaster over, daub

  10. plaster, daubverb

    coat with plaster

    "daub the wall"

    Synonyms:
    smear, stick on, poultice, beplaster, plaster over, daub

  11. poultice, plasterverb

    dress by covering with a therapeutic substance

    Synonyms:
    stick on, poultice, daub, beplaster, plaster over

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. plasternoun

    Synonyms:
    mortar, stucco, cement

  2. plasternoun

    Synonyms:
    EMPLASTRUM

  3. plasterverb

    Synonyms:
    parget, cover with plaster

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "plaster":

    gypsum, cast, splint, sling, band-aid, bandage

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How to use plaster in a sentence?

  1. Rob Carnell:

    It has to be done at some point, but it's like taking off a sticking plaster. It's going to hurt.

  2. John Higgins:

    This is like putting a sticking plaster on a broken leg.

  3. Matt Sandgren:

    Senator Orrin G. Hatch personified the American Dream, born the son of a carpenter and plaster lather, he overcame the poverty of his youth to become a United States Senator. With the hardships of his upbringing always fresh in his mind, he made it his life's mission to expand freedom and opportunity for others — and the results speak for themselves. From tax and trade to religious liberty and healthcare, few legislators have had a greater impact on American life than Senator Orrin G. Hatch.

  4. Gardiner Hallock:

    You think of what it took to build Monticello – you need people who made bricks, people who laid the bricks, who chopped the wood, converted it into fine trim and woodwork and then installed it, and then there's people who need to plaster the interior walls as well and lay the floors - and slave craftsmen were involved with all of those steps.

  5. Eissa Zidan:

    The coffin has suffered a lot of damage, including cracks in the golden layers of plaster and a general weakness in all golden layers, the restoration work will take about eight months.


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