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Synonyms for shroud

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shroud(noun)

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

    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

    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

    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"

    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"

    enshroud, cover, hide

  6. shroud(verb)

    wrap in a shroud

    "shroud the corpses"

    enshroud, cover, hide

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. shroud

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

    expose, reveal, unveil, elucidate, discover, uncover

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. shroud(n.)

    winding sheet, grave-clothes

  2. shroud(v. a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. shroud(n)

    winding-sheet, grave-clothes, cerements

  2. shroud(v)

    mask, screen, cloak, conceal

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

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How to use shroud in a sentence?

  1. Mariana Fulger:

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

  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. 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.

  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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