Synonyms for blind

Synonyms for (noun) blind

Synonyms: screen, blind

Definition: a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight

Usage: they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet

Similar words: protection, protective cover, protective covering

Definition: a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury

Usage: they had no protection from the fallout; wax provided protection for the floors


Synonyms: blind

Definition: a hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters)

Usage: he waited impatiently in the blind

Similar words: screen, concealment, cover, covert

Definition: a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something

Usage: a screen of trees afforded privacy; under cover of darkness; the brush provided a covert for game; the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background


Synonyms: blind, subterfuge

Definition: something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity

Usage: he wasn't sick--it was just a subterfuge; the holding company was just a blind

Similar words: deceit, deception, misrepresentation

Definition: a misleading falsehood


Synonyms: blind

Definition: people who have severe visual impairments, considered as a group

Usage: he spent hours reading to the blind

Similar words: people

Definition: (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively

Usage: old people; there were at least 200 people in the audience

Synonyms for (verb) blind

Synonyms: dim, blind

Definition: make dim by comparison or conceal

Similar words: darken

Definition: make dark or darker

Usage: darken a room


Synonyms: blind

Definition: make blind by putting the eyes out

Usage: The criminals were punished and blinded

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms for (adjective) blind

Synonyms: blind

Definition: unable or unwilling to perceive or understand

Usage: blind to a lover's faults; blind to the consequences of their actions

Similar words: unperceiving, unperceptive

Definition: lacking perception

Usage: as unperceptive as a boulder


Synonyms: unreasoning, blind

Definition: not based on reason or evidence

Usage: blind hatred; blind faith; unreasoning panic

Similar words: irrational

Definition: not consistent with or using reason

Usage: irrational fears; irrational animals


Synonyms: blind, unsighted

Definition: unable to see

Usage: 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

Similar words: blinded

Definition: deprived of sight


Similar words: blindfold, blindfolded

Definition: wearing a blindfold


Similar words: color-blind, colour-blind

Definition: unable to distinguish one or more chromatic colors


Similar words: dazzled

Definition: having vision overcome temporarily by or as if by intense light

Usage: she shut her dazzled eyes against the sun's brilliance


Similar words: deuteranopic, green-blind

Definition: inability to see the color green or to distinguish green and purplish-red


Similar words: visually challenged, visually impaired, sand-blind, near-blind, purblind, dim-sighted

Definition: having greatly reduced vision


Similar words: unseeing, sightless, eyeless

Definition: lacking sight

Usage: blind as an eyeless beggar


Similar words: protanopic, red-blind

Definition: inability to see the color red or to distinguish red and bluish-green


Similar words: snow-blind, snow-blinded

Definition: temporarily blinded by exposure to light reflected from snow or ice


Similar words: stone-blind

Definition: completely blind


Similar words: tritanopic, blue-blind

Definition: inability to see the color blue or to distinguish the colors blue and yellow