HyperDic: mask

English > 9 senses of the word mask:
NOUNartifactmaska covering to disguise or conceal the face
actmaskactivity that tries to conceal something
groupmask, masquerade, masquerade party, masquea party of guests wearing costumes and masks
artifactmaska protective covering worn over the face
VERBperceptionmask, dissemble, cloakhide under a false / false appearance
contactmaskput a mask on or cover with a mask
perceptionmask, disguisemake unrecognizable
contactmaskcover with a sauce
contactmask, block outshield from light
mask > pronunciation
Soundsmae'sk
Rhymesask ... unmask: 10 rhymes with aesk...
English > mask: 9 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA covering to disguise or conceal the face.
Narrowerdomino, half mask, eye maskA mask covering the upper part of the face but with holes for the eyes
false faceA mask worn as part of a masquerade costume
BroadercoveringAn artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
disguiseAny attire that modifies the appearance in order to conceal the wearer's identity
Spanishcareta, máscara
Catalancareta, màscara
Verbsmaskput a mask on or cover with a mask
English > mask: 9 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningActivity that tries to conceal something.
Examples
  • "no mask could conceal his ignorance"
  • "they moved in under a mask of friendship"
Broaderconcealment, concealing, hidingThe activity of keeping something secret
Verbsmaskcover with a sauce
maskhide under a false / false appearance
English > mask: 9 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningA party of guests wearing costumes and masks.
Synonymsmasquerade, masquerade party, masque
Narrowermasked ball, masquerade ball, fancy-dress ballA ball at which guests wear costumes and masks
BroaderpartyA group of people gathered together for pleasure
Spanishfiesta de disfraces, fiesta de máscaras, mascarada
Catalanfesta de disfresses, festa de màscares, mascarada
Verbsmaskput a mask on or cover with a mask
English > mask: 9 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA protective covering worn over the face.
Narrowerface maskmask that provides a protective covering for the face in such sports as baseball or football or hockey
gasmask, respirator, gas helmetA protective mask with a filter
welder's maskA mask that you wear for protection when doing welding
Broaderprotective covering, protective cover, protectionA covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
Spanishmascara, máscara, mascarilla
Catalanmascara
Verbsmaskput a mask on or cover with a mask
English > mask: 9 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaninghide under a false / false appearance.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"He masked his disappointment"
Synonymsdissemble, cloak
Broaderdisguise, maskmake unrecognizable
Spanishenmascarar
Catalanemmascarar
Nounsmaskactivity that tries to conceal something
maskingthe act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
English > mask: 9 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningput a mask on or cover with a mask.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"Mask the children for Halloween"
BroadercoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
OppositeunmaskTake the mask off
Spanishenmascarar
Catalanemmascarar
Nounsmaska covering to disguise or conceal the face
maska protective covering worn over the face
maska party of guests wearing costumes and masks
maskera participant in a masquerade
English > mask: 9 senses > verb 3, perception
Meaningmake unrecognizable.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"The herb masks the garlic taste"
Synonymdisguise
Narrowercamouflagedisguise by camouflaging
dissemble, cloak, maskhide under a false / false appearance
dissimulatehide (feelings) from other people
masqueradetake part in a masquerade
Broaderhide, concealprevent from being seen or discovered
Spanishdisfrazarse, disfrazar, disimular, enmascarar
Catalandisfressar-se, disfressar, dissimular
English > mask: 9 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningCover with a sauce.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"mask the meat"
Categorycooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
EntailscookTransform and make suitable for consumption by heating
BroadercoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
Spanishenmascarar, salsear
Nounsmaskactivity that tries to conceal something
English > mask: 9 senses > verb 5, contact
Meaningshield from light.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymblock out
Categoryphotography, picture takingThe act of taking and printing photographs
BroadercoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
Spanishenmascarar

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