Antonyms of verb veil

1 of 2 senses of veil

Sense 1
veil -- (to obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil; "women in Afghanistan veil their faces")
       Antonym of unveil (Sense 1)
      => unveil -- (remove the veil from; "Women must not unveil themselves in public in Islamic societies")

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

2 senses of veil

Sense 1
veil -- (to obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil; "women in Afghanistan veil their faces")
       => hide, conceal -- (prevent from being seen or discovered; "Muslim women hide their faces"; "hide the money")

Sense 2
obscure, blot out, obliterate, veil, hide -- (make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing; "a hidden message"; "a veiled threat")
       => 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")

Antonyms of adj veiled

2 senses of veiled

Sense 1
veiled (vs. unveiled) -- (having or as if having a veil or concealing cover; "a veiled dancer"; "a veiled hat"; "veiled threats"; "veiled insults")

unveiled (vs. veiled) -- (revealed; especially by having a veil removed; "a new generation of unveiled women in Iran"; "applauding the unveiled statue of Winston Churchill")
        => disclosed -- (made known (especially something secret or concealed); "the disclosed purpose of their wicked plan")
        => undraped -- (stripped of drapery; "the undraped statue")

Sense 2
veiled -- (muted or unclear; "veiled sounds"; "the image is veiled or foggy")

INDIRECT (VIA indistinct) -> distinct -- (easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined; "a distinct flavor"; "a distinct odor of turpentine"; "a distinct outline"; "the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette"; "distinct fingerprints")

Similarity of adj veiled

2 senses of veiled

Sense 1
veiled (vs. unveiled) -- (having or as if having a veil or concealing cover; "a veiled dancer"; "a veiled hat"; "veiled threats"; "veiled insults")

Sense 2
veiled -- (muted or unclear; "veiled sounds"; "the image is veiled or foggy")
       => indistinct (vs. distinct) -- (not clearly defined or easy to perceive or understand; "indistinct shapes in the gloom"; "an indistinct memory"; "only indistinct notions of what to do")

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