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Synonyms for shroud
ʃraʊd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shroud(noun)

    a line that suspends the harness from the canopy of a parachute

    Synonyms:
    cerement, winding-clothes, pall, weather sheet, tack, winding-sheet, mainsheet, sheet

  2. sheet, tack, mainsheet, weather sheet, shroud(noun)

    (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind

    Synonyms:
    plane, bed sheet, weather sheet, canvas, pall, sheet, flat solid, tack, winding-sheet, sheet of paper, sail, canvass, tabloid, winding-clothes, saddlery, mainsheet, stable gear, cerement, piece of paper, rag, tacking

  3. pall, shroud, cerement, winding-sheet, winding-clothes(verb)

    burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped

    Synonyms:
    cerement, winding-clothes, weather sheet, mantle, winding-sheet, chill, tack, curtain, pall, drape, mainsheet, sheet, drapery

  4. shroud, enshroud, hide, cover(verb)

    cover as if with a shroud

    "The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery"

    Synonyms:
    cut through, veil, get over, hide out, embrace, brood, plow, wrap up, enshroud, compensate, breed, encompass, continue, treat, hatch, incubate, report, track, extend, cut across, blot out, deal, obscure, obliterate, underwrite, overcompensate, address, spread over, hide, conceal, traverse, pass over, comprehend, handle, overlay, cover, cross, get across, cover up, insure

  5. shroud(verb)

    form a cover like a shroud

    "Mist shrouded the castle"

    Synonyms:
    enshroud, cover, hide

  6. shroud(verb)

    wrap in a shroud

    "shroud the corpses"

    Synonyms:
    enshroud, cover, hide

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. shroud

    Synonyms:
    cover, hide, veil, obscure, darken, palliate, envelop, shelter

    Antonyms:
    expose, reveal, unveil, elucidate, discover, uncover

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. shroud(n.)

    Synonyms:
    winding sheet, grave-clothes

  2. shroud(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    cover, hide, veil, mask, cloak, screen, bury, muffle

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. shroud(n)

    Synonyms:
    winding-sheet, grave-clothes, cerements

  2. shroud(v)

    Synonyms:
    mask, screen, cloak, conceal

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "shroud":

    surround, housing, immersive, bra, cover, veil, liner

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "SHROUD":

    Uriel Aguillon

How to pronounce shroud?

Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say shroud in sign language?

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#7106bra
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#15194tack
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#20259encompass
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#27464tabloid
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#40881immersive
#43604saddlery
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#72502obliterate
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#197145mainsheet
#241864palliate
#257351overcompensate

How to use shroud in a sentence?

  1. Brian Castner:

    The civilian death toll weve uncovered in just a handful of strikes suggests the shroud of secrecy surrounding the U.S. role in Somalias war is actually a smoke screen for impunity.

  2. Charles de LEUSSE:

    We knit alone our life, before seeing by it our shroud. (Nous tricotons notre vie seule, Avant d'y voir notre linceul)

  3. Mariana Fulger:

    A shroud lies ahead and behind many truths. Reality is (sometimes) a glass wall no ray of light reaches.

  4. Mariana Fulger:

    Reality is a puzzle revealing itself one portion at a time, always where the deepest shroud falls. Wanting to piece the clues together, you are only losing yourself in the maze.


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