HyperDic: shroud

English > 6 senses of the word shroud:
NOUNartifactshrouda line that suspends the harness from the canopy of a parachute
artifactshroud, sheet, tack, mainsheet, weather sheet(nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind
artifactshroud, pall, cerement, winding-sheet, winding-clothesburial garment in which a corpse is wrapped / wrapped
VERBcontactshroud, enshroud, hide, covercover as if with a shroud
stativeshroudform a cover like a shroud
contactshroudwrap in a shroud
shroud > pronunciation
Soundsshraw'd
Rhymesaloud ... unbowed: 15 rhymes with awd...
English > shroud: 6 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA line that suspends the harness from the canopy of a parachute.
Part ofparachute, chuterescue equipment consisting of a device that fills with air and retards your fall
BroaderlineSomething (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible
English > shroud: 6 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaning(nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind.
Synonymssheet, tack, mainsheet, weather sheet
Categoryseafaring, navigation, sailingThe work of a sailor / sailor
Part ofshipA vessel that carries passengers or freight
Narrowerfuttock shroudshroud that is part of a ship's rigging
BroaderlineSomething (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible
Spanishobenque
English > shroud: 6 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningburial garment in which a corpse is wrapped / wrapped.
Synonymspall, cerement, winding-sheet, winding-clothes
Broaderburial garmentcloth used to cover a corpse in preparation for burial
Spanishobenque, sudario
Catalanobenc
Verbsshroudwrap in a shroud
shroudcover as if with a shroud
shroudform a cover like a shroud
English > shroud: 6 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningCover as if with a shroud.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelThe wind storms shroud the area with dust and dirt
Example"The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery"
Synonymsenshroud, hide, cover
Broaderenvelop, enfold, enwrap, wrap, encloseenclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
Spanishamortajar, envolver
Catalanamortallar, embolicar
Nounsshroudburial garment in which a corpse is wrapped / wrapped
English > shroud: 6 senses > verb 2, stative
Meaningform a cover like a shroud.
PatternSomething ----s something
ModelDust and dirt shroud the area
Example"Mist shrouded the castle"
Broadercover, spread overform a cover over
Nounsshroudburial garment in which a corpse is wrapped / wrapped
English > shroud: 6 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningwrap in a shroud.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"shroud the corpses"
Broaderwrap, wrap upArrange or fold as a cover or protection
Spanishamortajar
Nounsshroudburial garment in which a corpse is wrapped / wrapped

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