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

4 senses of blind

Sense 1
blind -- (people who have severe visual impairments, considered as a group; "he spent hours reading to the blind")
       => people -- ((plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience")

Sense 2
blind -- (a hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters); "he waited impatiently in the blind")
       => screen, cover, covert, concealment -- (a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something; "a screen of trees afforded privacy"; "under cover of darkness"; "the brush provided a covert for game"; "the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background")

Sense 3
blind, screen -- (a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight; "they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet")
       => protective covering, protective cover, protection -- (a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors")

Sense 4
subterfuge, blind -- (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")
       => misrepresentation, deceit, deception -- (a misleading falsehood)

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

3 senses of blind

Sense 1
blind -- (render unable to see)

Sense 2
blind -- (make blind by putting the eyes out; "The criminals were punished and blinded")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 3
blind, dim -- (make dim by comparison or conceal)
       => darken -- (make dark or darker; "darken a room")

Antonyms of adj blind

3 senses of blind

Sense 1
blind (vs. sighted), unsighted -- (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)

sighted (vs. blind) -- (able to see)
        => argus-eyed, hawk-eyed, keen-sighted, lynx-eyed, quick-sighted, sharp-eyed, sharp-sighted -- (having very keen vision; "quick-sighted as a cat")
        => clear-sighted -- (having sharp clear vision)
        => seeing -- (having vision, not blind)

Sense 2
blind -- (unable or unwilling to perceive or understand; "blind to a lover's faults"; "blind to the consequences of their actions")

INDIRECT (VIA unperceptive) -> perceptive -- (having the ability to perceive or understand; keen in discernment; "a perceptive eye"; "a perceptive observation")

Sense 3
blind, unreasoning -- (not based on reason or evidence; "blind hatred"; "blind faith"; "unreasoning panic")

INDIRECT (VIA irrational) -> rational -- (consistent with or based on or using reason; "rational behavior"; "a process of rational inference"; "rational thought")

Similarity of adj blind

3 senses of blind

Sense 1
blind (vs. sighted), unsighted -- (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)
       => blinded -- (deprived of sight)
       => blindfold, blindfolded -- (wearing a blindfold)
       => color-blind, colour-blind -- (unable to distinguish one or more chromatic colors)
       => dazzled -- (having vision overcome temporarily by or as if by intense light; "she shut her dazzled eyes against the sun's brilliance")
       => deuteranopic, green-blind -- (inability to see the color green or to distinguish green and purplish-red)
       => dim-sighted, near-blind, purblind, sand-blind, visually impaired, visually challenged -- (having greatly reduced vision)
       => eyeless, sightless, unseeing -- (lacking sight; "blind as an eyeless beggar")
       => protanopic, red-blind -- (inability to see the color red or to distinguish red and bluish-green)
       => snow-blind, snow-blinded -- (temporarily blinded by exposure to light reflected from snow or ice)
       => stone-blind -- (completely blind)
       => tritanopic, blue-blind -- (inability to see the color blue or to distinguish the colors blue and yellow)

Sense 2
blind -- (unable or unwilling to perceive or understand; "blind to a lover's faults"; "blind to the consequences of their actions")
       => unperceptive (vs. perceptive), unperceiving -- (lacking perception; "as unperceptive as a boulder")

Sense 3
blind, unreasoning -- (not based on reason or evidence; "blind hatred"; "blind faith"; "unreasoning panic")
       => irrational (vs. rational) -- (not consistent with or using reason; "irrational fears"; "irrational animals")

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