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

3 senses of umbrella

Sense 1
umbrella -- (a lightweight handheld collapsible canopy)
       => canopy -- (a covering (usually of cloth) that serves as a roof to shelter an area from the weather)

Sense 2
umbrella -- (a formation of military planes maintained over ground operations or targets; "an air umbrella over England")
       => defense, defence, defensive measure -- ((military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies; "they died in the defense of Stalingrad"; "they were developed for the defense program")

Sense 3
umbrella -- (having the function of uniting a group of similar things; "the Democratic Party is an umbrella for many liberal groups"; "under the umbrella of capitalism")
       => union, unification, uniting, conjugation, jointure -- (the act of making or becoming a single unit; "the union of opposing factions"; "he looked forward to the unification of his family for the holidays")

Antonyms of adj umbrella

1 sense of umbrella

Sense 1
umbrella -- (covering or applying simultaneously to a number of similar items or elements or groups; "an umbrella organization"; "umbrella insurance coverage")

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

Similarity of adj umbrella

1 sense of umbrella

Sense 1
umbrella -- (covering or applying simultaneously to a number of similar items or elements or groups; "an umbrella organization"; "umbrella insurance coverage")
       => 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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