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blanket

blan·ket

blanket

 
 
pronunciation:
blaeng kiht
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a thick, rectangular piece of woven material used on a bed for warmth or worn as a garment.
You should be warm enough with two wool blankets on your bed.
 
similar words:
afghan, bedclothes, bedcovering, bedding, bedspread, clothing, comforter, coverlet, quilt
definition 2: a layer of something, such as snow, clouds, or flowers, that covers a thing or area.
The ground was covered with a blanket of snow.A blanket of mist covered the lake.
synonyms:
coat, covering, layer, mantle
similar words:
carpet, cloak, coating, film, overlay, sheet, veneer
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: blanketed, blanketing, blankets
definition: to cover, as with a blanket.
Green moss blanketed the river bank.
synonyms:
coat, cover
similar words:
carpet, cloak, conceal, envelop, hide, mantle, overlay, overspread, shroud
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: applying to or including all members of a group or class.
Members of your company have blanket approval to use any of our facilities.
synonyms:
all-encompassing, comprehensive, inclusive
antonyms:
partial
similar words:
general, sweeping, umbrella
definition 2: applying to all instances or situations.
We have a blanket agreement with their company that should cover us in these types of situations.
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