Synonyms for canvas

Synonyms for (noun) canvas

Synonyms: canvas, canvass

Definition: a heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)

Similar words: fabric, material, cloth, textile

Definition: artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

Usage: the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent; woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC; she measured off enough material for a dress


Synonyms: canvas, canvass

Definition: the mat that forms the floor of the ring in which boxers or professional wrestlers compete

Usage: the boxer picked himself up off the canvas

Similar words: mat, gym mat

Definition: sports equipment consisting of a piece of thick padding on the floor for gymnastic sports


Synonyms: canvas, canvass

Definition: an oil painting on canvas fabric

Similar words: oil painting

Definition: a picture painted with oil paints


Synonyms: canvas, canvas tent, canvass

Definition: a tent made of canvas fabric

Similar words: tent, collapsible shelter

Definition: a portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs)

Usage: he pitched his tent near the creek


Synonyms: sail, sheet, canvas, canvass

Definition: a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel

Similar words: piece of cloth, piece of material

Definition: a separate part consisting of fabric


Synonyms: canvas, canvass

Definition: the setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account

Usage: the crowded canvas of history; the movie demanded a dramatic canvas of sound

Similar words: setting, scope, background

Definition: the state of the environment in which a situation exists

Usage: you can't do that in a university setting

Synonyms for (verb) canvas

Synonyms: canvas

Definition: cover with canvas

Usage: She canvassed the walls of her living room so as to conceal the ugly cracks

Similar words: cover

Definition: provide with a covering or cause to be covered

Usage: cover her face with a handkerchief; cover the child with a blanket; cover the grave with flowers


Synonyms: poll, canvas, canvass

Definition: get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions

Similar words: survey

Definition: make a survey of; for statistical purposes


Synonyms: canvas, canvass

Definition: solicit votes from potential voters in an electoral campaign

Similar words: tap, beg, solicit

Definition: make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently

Usage: Henry IV solicited the Pope for a divorce; My neighbor keeps soliciting money for different charities