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

3 senses of shroud

Sense 1
shroud -- (a line that suspends the harness from the canopy of a parachute)
       => line -- (something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible; "a washing line")

Sense 2
sheet, tack, mainsheet, weather sheet, shroud -- ((nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind)
       => line -- (something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible; "a washing line")

Sense 3
pall, shroud, cerement, winding-sheet, winding-clothes -- (burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped)
       => burial garment -- (cloth used to cover a corpse in preparation for burial)

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

3 senses of shroud

Sense 1
shroud, enshroud, hide, cover -- (cover as if with a shroud; "The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery")
       => envelop, enfold, enwrap, wrap, enclose -- (enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering; "Fog enveloped the house")

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

Sense 3
shroud -- (wrap in a shroud; "shroud the corpses")
       => wrap, wrap up -- (arrange or fold as a cover or protection; "wrap the baby before taking her out"; "Wrap the present")

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