Synonyms for black out

Synonyms for (verb) black out

Synonyms: pass out, black out, zonk out

Definition: lose consciousness due to a sudden trauma, for example

Similar words: turn, change state

Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election


Synonyms: black out

Definition: suppress by censorship as for political reasons

Usage: parts of the newspaper article were blacked out

Similar words: edit, redact

Definition: prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting

Usage: Edit a book on lexical semantics; she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages


Synonyms: blacken out, black out

Definition: darken completely

Usage: The dining room blackened out

Similar words: darken

Definition: become dark or darker

Usage: The sky darkened


Synonyms: black out

Definition: obliterate or extinguish

Usage: Some life-forms were obliterated by the radiation, others survived

Similar words: quench, extinguish, blow out, snuff out

Definition: put out, as of fires, flames, or lights

Usage: Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained; quench the flames; snuff out the candles