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English noun: curtain

1. curtain (artifact) hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)


Synonymsdrape, drapery, mantle, pall


Broader (hypernym)blind, furnishing, screen


Narrower (hyponym)drop, drop cloth, drop curtain, festoon, frontal, portiere, shower curtain, theater curtain, theatre curtain


Part holonymeyehole, eyelet

2. curtain (object) any barrier to communication or vision


SamplesA curtain of secrecy.
A curtain of trees.


Broader (hypernym)barrier


English verb: curtain

1. curtain (possession) provide with drapery


SamplesCurtain the bedrooms.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)furnish, provide, render, supply









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