HyperDic: blind

English > 10 senses of the word blind:
ADJECTIVEallblind, unsightedunable to see
allblindunable or unwilling to perceive or understand
allblind, unreasoningnot based on reason or evidence
NOUNgroupblindpeople who have severe visual impairments, considered as a group
artifactblinda hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters)
artifactblind, screena protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight
communicationblind, subterfugesomething intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity
VERBperceptionblindrender unable to see
perceptionblindmake blind by putting the eyes out
changeblind, dimmake dim by comparison or conceal
blind > pronunciation
Soundsblay'nd
Rhymesaffined ... wind: 39 rhymes with aynd...
English > blind: 10 senses > adjective 1
MeaningUnable to see.
Example"a person is blind to the extent that he must devise alternative techniques to do efficiently those things he would do with sight if he had normal vision"--Kenneth Jernigan
Synonymunsighted
Narrowerblindeddeprived of sight
blindfold, blindfoldedWearing a blindfold
color-blind, colour-blindUnable to distinguish / distinguish one or more chromatic colors
dazzledHaving vision overcome temporarily by or as if by intense light
deuteranopic, green-blindinability to see the color green or to distinguish green and purplish-red
dim-sighted, near-blind, purblind, sand-blind, visually impaired, visually challengedHaving greatly reduced vision
eyeless, sightless, unseeinglacking sight
protanopic, red-blindinability to see the color red or to distinguish red and bluish-green
snow-blind, snow-blindedtemporarily blinded by exposure to light reflected from snow or ice
stone-blindCompletely blind
tritanopic, blue-blindinability to see the color blue or to distinguish the colors blue and yellow
Oppositesightedable to see
Spanishciego, invidente
Catalancec, orb
Nounsblindnessthe state of being blind or lacking sight
Adverbsblindlywithout seeing or looking
English > blind: 10 senses > adjective 2
MeaningUnable or unwilling to perceive or understand.
Examples
  • "blind to a lover's faults"
  • "blind to the consequences of their actions"
Broaderunperceptive, unperceivinglacking perception
Spanishciego
English > blind: 10 senses > adjective 3
Meaningnot based on reason or evidence.
Examples
  • "blind hatred"
  • "blind faith"
Synonymunreasoning
Broaderirrationalnot consistent with or using reason
Spanishciego
Adverbsblindlywithout preparation / preparation or reflection
English > blind: 10 senses > noun 1, group
Meaningpeople who have severe visual impairments, considered as a group.
Example"he spent hours reading to the blind"
Membersblind personA person with a severe visual impairment
Broaderpeople(plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
Catalanpersiana
Verbsblindmake blind by putting the eyes out
blindrender unable to see
English > blind: 10 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters).
Example"he waited impatiently in the blind"
Broaderscreen, cover, covert, concealmentA covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
Catalanpersiana
English > blind: 10 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight.
Example"they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet"
Synonymscreen
Narrowercurtain, drape, drapery, mantle, pallhanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
shutterA hinged blind for a window
window blindA blind for privacy or to keep out light
winker, blinker, blinderblind consisting of a leather eyepatch sewn to the side of the halter that prevents a horse from seeing something on either side
Broaderprotective covering, protective cover, protectionA covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
Spanishcortina, pantalla, persiana
Catalanpantalla, persiana
English > blind: 10 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningSomething intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity.
Example "the holding company was just a blind"
Synonymsubterfuge
Broadermisrepresentation, deceit, deceptionA misleading falsehood
Spanishcallejuela, demora, efugio, rodeo, socapa, subterfugio, tapujo
Catalanescapatòria, sortida, subterfugi
English > blind: 10 senses > verb 1, perception
MeaningRender unable to see.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Narrowerdazzle, bedazzle, dazeTo cause someone to lose clear vision, especially from intense light
seelsew up the eyelids of hawks and falcons
snow-blindaffect with snow blindness
Spanishcegar
Catalancegar
Nounsblindpeople who have severe visual impairments, considered as a group
blinderblind consisting of a leather eyepatch sewn to the side of the halter that prevents a horse from seeing something on either side
English > blind: 10 senses > verb 2, perception
Meaningmake blind by putting the eyes out.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"The criminals were punished and blinded"
Narrowerabacinateblind by holding a red-hot metal plate before someone's eyes
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishcegar
Catalancegar
Nounsblindpeople who have severe visual impairments, considered as a group
English > blind: 10 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningmake dim by comparison or conceal.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymdim
Broaderdarkenmake dark or darker
Spanishatenuar, ensombrecer
Catalanenlluernar

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