Antonyms of verb sheathe

1 of 3 senses of sheathe

Sense 2
sheathe -- (enclose with a sheath; "sheathe a sword")
       Antonym of unsheathe (Sense 1)
      => unsheathe -- (draw from a sheath or scabbard; "the knight unsheathed his sword")

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

3 senses of sheathe

Sense 1
sheathe -- (cover with a protective sheathing; "sheathe her face")
       => 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
sheathe -- (enclose with a sheath; "sheathe a sword")
       => envelop, enfold, enwrap, wrap, enclose -- (enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering; "Fog enveloped the house")

Sense 3
sheathe -- (plunge or bury (a knife or sword) in flesh)
       => immerse, plunge -- (thrust or throw into; "Immerse yourself in hot water")

Antonyms of adj sheathed

1 sense of sheathed

Sense 1
sheathed (vs. unsheathed) -- (enclosed in a protective covering; sometimes used in combination; "his sheathed sword"; "the cat's sheathed claws"; "a ship's bottom sheathed in copper"; "copper-sheathed")

unsheathed (vs. sheathed), bare -- (not having a protective covering; "unsheathed cables"; "a bare blade")

Similarity of adj sheathed

1 sense of sheathed

Sense 1
sheathed (vs. unsheathed) -- (enclosed in a protective covering; sometimes used in combination; "his sheathed sword"; "the cat's sheathed claws"; "a ship's bottom sheathed in copper"; "copper-sheathed")
       => cased, encased, incased -- (covered or protected with or as if with a case; "knights cased in steel"; "products encased in leatherette")
       => clad -- (having an outer covering especially of thin metal; "steel-clad"; "armor-clad")
       => ironclad -- (sheathed in iron plates for protection)
       => podlike -- (resembling a pod)

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