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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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