Veil Meaning and Definition


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Veil meaning

Word: Veil

How to pronounce: veɪl

Noun

Definitions:

1. A piece of fine material worn by women to protect or conceal the face.

2. A thing that serves to cover, conceal, or disguise.

Example sentences: "A veil of mist and snow lay over the landscape"

3. A membrane which is attached to the immature fruiting body of some toadstools and ruptures in the course of development, either (universal veil) enclosing the whole fruiting body or (partial veil) joining the edges of the cap to the stalk.

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Cover with a veil.

Example sentences: "She veiled her face"

2. Cover, conceal, or disguise.

Example sentences: "Cold mists veiled the mountain peaks"


Synonyms:

chador

burka

purdah

bedspread

spathes

coverlet

wraps

blanket

crape

smokescreen

curtain

screen

shroud

hood

covering

pall

the protection

mask

disguise

conceal

obscure

hide

suppress

cover

wrap

cope

robe

mantle

cloak

voile

wimple


Antonyms:

reveal

unveil


Derivations:

veiling

veiled


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Veil in Other Languages...

Spanish: Velo

German: Schleier

French: Voile

Italian: Velo

Turkish: Peçe


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