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English noun: cloak

1. cloak (artifact) anything that covers or conceals

Broader (hypernym)covering

2. cloak (artifact) a loose outer garment

Broader (hypernym)outer garment, overgarment

Narrower (hyponym)burnoose, burnous, burnouse, caftan, cape, capote, capuchin, cope, dolman, domino, hooded cloak, jellaba, kaftan, mantle, opera cloak, opera hood, pallium, poncho, shawl, toga, tunic, wrap, wrapper

English verb: cloak

1. cloak (perception) hide under a false appearance

SamplesHe masked his disappointment.

Synonymsdissemble, mask

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)disguise, mask

2. cloak (contact) cover as if with clothing

SamplesThe mountain was clothed in tropical trees.

Synonymsclothe, drape, robe

Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)cover, spread over

3. cloak (contact) cover with or as if with a cloak

SamplesCloaked monks.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)cover

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