Synonyms for veil

Synonyms for (noun) veil

Synonyms: head covering, veil

Definition: a garment that covers the head and face

Similar words: garment

Definition: an article of clothing

Usage: garments of the finest silk


Synonyms: humeral veil, veil

Definition: a vestment worn by a priest at High Mass in the Roman Catholic Church; a silk shawl

Similar words: vestment

Definition: gown (especially ceremonial garments) worn by the clergy


Synonyms: embryonic membrane, veil, caul

Definition: the inner membrane of embryos in higher vertebrates (especially when covering the head at birth)

Similar words: fetal membrane

Definition: any membrane that functions for the protection or nourishment or respiration or excretion of a developing fetus


Synonyms: veil, velum

Definition: a membranous covering attached to the immature fruiting body of certain mushrooms

Similar words: plant part, plant structure

Definition: any part of a plant or fungus

Synonyms for (verb) veil

Synonyms: obliterate, obscure, veil, blot out, hide

Definition: make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing

Usage: a hidden message; a veiled threat

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: veil

Definition: to obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil

Usage: women in Afghanistan veil their faces

Similar words: hide, conceal

Definition: prevent from being seen or discovered

Usage: Muslim women hide their faces; hide the money