HyperDic: veil

English > 6 senses of the word veil:
NOUNartifactveil, head coveringa garment that covers the head and face
plantveil, veluma membranous covering attached to the immature fruiting body of certain mushrooms
bodyveil, caul, embryonic membranethe inner membrane of embryos in higher vertebrates (especially when covering the head at birth)
artifactveil, humeral veila vestment worn by a priest at High Mass in the Roman Catholic Church
VERBcontactveilto obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil
changeveil, obscure, blot out, obliterate, hidemake undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing
veil > pronunciation
Soundsvey'l
Rhymesail ... Yale: 95 rhymes with eyl...
English > veil: 6 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA garment that covers the head and face.
Synonymhead covering
Narrowerchador, chadar, chaddar, chuddarA cloth used as a head covering (and veil and shawl) by Muslim and Hindu women
face veilA piece of more-or-less transparent material that covers the face
yashmak, yashmacThe face veil worn by Muslim women
BroadergarmentAn article of clothing
Spanishvelo
Catalanvel
Verbsveilto obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil
English > veil: 6 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningA membranous covering attached to the immature fruiting body of certain mushrooms.
Synonymvelum
Narrowerpartial veilmembrane of the young / young sporophore of various mushrooms extending from the margin of the cap to the stem and is ruptured by growth
universal veilMembrane initially completely investing the young / young sporophore of various mushrooms that is ruptured by growth
Broaderplant part, plant structureAny part of a plant or fungus
Spanishvelo parcial
Catalanvelum
English > veil: 6 senses > noun 3, body
MeaningThe inner membrane of embryos in higher vertebrates (especially when covering the head at birth).
Synonymscaul, embryonic membrane
Part ofplacentaThe vascular structure in the uterus of most mammals providing oxygen and nutrients for and transferring / transferring wastes from the developing fetus
Broaderfetal membraneAny membrane that functions for the protection or nourishment or respiration or excretion of a developing fetus
English > veil: 6 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA vestment worn by a priest at High Mass in the Roman Catholic Church; a silk shawl.
Synonymhumeral veil
Broadervestmentgown (especially ceremonial garments) worn by the clergy
Spanishvelo
Catalanvel
Verbsveilto obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil
English > veil: 6 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningTo obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"women in Afghanistan veil their faces"
EntailscoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
Broaderhide, concealprevent from being seen or discovered
OppositeunveilRemove the veil from
Spanishocultar, poner un velo, velar
Catalanocultar, velar
Nounsveila garment that covers the head and face
veila vestment worn by a priest at High Mass in the Roman Catholic Church
English > veil: 6 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "a veiled threat"
Synonymsobscure, blot out, obliterate, hide
Narrowermystifymake mysterious
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Similar toobliterate, effaceRemove completely from recognition or memory
Spanishcondenar al olvido, enmascarar, enturbiar, erradicar, esconder, ignorar, obscurecer, ofuscar, oscurecer
Catalanenfosquir, fosquejar, obscurir

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