Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun blanket

3 senses of blanket

Sense 1
blanket, cover -- (bedding that keeps a person warm in bed; "he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep")
       => bedclothes, bed clothing, bedding -- (coverings that are used on a bed)

Sense 2
blanket, mantle -- (anything that covers; "there was a blanket of snow")
       => covering, natural covering, cover -- (a natural object that covers or envelops; "under a covering of dust"; "the fox was flushed from its cover")

Sense 3
blanket -- (a layer of lead surrounding the highly reactive core of a nuclear reactor)
       => layer, bed -- (single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance; "slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb blanket

2 senses of blanket

Sense 1
blanket -- (cover as if with a blanket; "snow blanketed the fields")
       => cover -- (provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers")

Sense 2
blanket -- (form a blanket-like cover (over))
       => cover, spread over -- (form a cover over; "The grass covered the grave")

Antonyms of adj blanket

1 sense of blanket

Sense 1
across-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, blanket (prenominal), broad, encompassing, extensive, panoptic, wide -- (broad in scope or content; "across-the-board pay increases"; "an all-embracing definition"; "blanket sanctions against human-rights violators"; "an invention with broad applications"; "a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner; "granted him wide powers")

INDIRECT (VIA comprehensive) -> noncomprehensive, incomprehensive -- (not comprehensive)

Similarity of adj blanket

1 sense of blanket

Sense 1
across-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, blanket (prenominal), broad, encompassing, extensive, panoptic, wide -- (broad in scope or content; "across-the-board pay increases"; "an all-embracing definition"; "blanket sanctions against human-rights violators"; "an invention with broad applications"; "a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner; "granted him wide powers")
       => comprehensive (vs. noncomprehensive) -- (including all or everything; "comprehensive coverage"; "a comprehensive history of the revolution"; "a comprehensive survey"; "a comprehensive education")

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