Synonyms of veil in English:

veil


See definition of veil

noun

1‘her face was hidden behind a black veil’

SYNONYMS

face covering, veiling

mantilla

yashmak, purdah

2‘a thin veil of high cloud made the sun hazy’

SYNONYMS

covering, cover, screen, shield, curtain, layer, film, mantle, cloak, mask, blanket, shroud, canopy, cloud, blur, haze, mist, pall


verb

1‘the peak was often veiled in mist’

SYNONYMS

envelop, surround, swathe, enfold, cover, cover up, conceal, hide, secrete, camouflage, disguise, mask, screen, shield, cloak, blanket, shroud, enwrap, canopy, overlay

obscure, shade, shadow, eclipse, cloud, blot out, block out, blank out, obliterate, overshadow

literary enshroud, mantle, bedim, benight, becloud, befog

rare obnubilate

ANTONYMS

unveil, expose, uncover