Synonyms of blanket in English:

blanket


See definition of blanket

noun

1‘the bed had a red blanket on it’

SYNONYMS

cover, covering, rug, afghan, quilt, eiderdown, duvet

bedcover, bedspread, throw-over

bedclothes

North American throw, spread

South African kaross

serape

archaic coverlet, counterpane

2‘a dense grey blanket of cloud’

SYNONYMS

covering, layer, cover, coat, coating, film, sheet, carpet, veneer, surface, skin, thickness, overlay, cloak, mantle, veil, pall, shroud, screen, mask, cloud, curtain


adjective

1‘a blanket ban on tobacco advertising’

SYNONYMS

wholesale, across the board, outright, indiscriminate, overall, general, mass, umbrella, inclusive, all-inclusive, all-round, sweeping, total, complete, comprehensive, thorough, extensive, wide-ranging, far-reaching, large-scale, widespread

universal, global, worldwide, international, nationwide, countrywide, coast-to-coast, company-wide

ANTONYMS

partial, piecemeal


verb

1‘snow blanketed the mountains’

SYNONYMS

cover, coat, carpet, overlay, overlie, overspread, extend over, cap, top, crown

conceal, obscure, blot out, hide, mask, cloud, cloak, veil, shroud, swathe, envelop, submerge, surround

literary mantle, enshroud

2‘the double glazing blankets the noise a bit’

SYNONYMS

muffle, deaden, soften, mute, silence, quieten, smother, dampen, damp down, tone down, mask, suppress, reduce, abate, kill

ANTONYMS

amplify