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English noun: camouflage

1. camouflage (attribute) an outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of something


SamplesThe theatrical notion of disguise is always associated with catastrophe in his stories.


Synonymsdisguise


Broader (hypernym)color, colour, gloss, semblance

2. camouflage (artifact) fabric dyed with splotches of green and brown and black and tan; intended to make the wearer of a garment made of this fabric hard to distinguish from the background


Synonymscamo


Broader (hypernym)cloth, fabric, material, textile

3. camouflage (artifact) device or stratagem for concealment or deceit


Broader (hypernym)concealment, cover, covert, screen

4. camouflage (act) the act of concealing the identity of something by modifying its appearance


SamplesHe is a master of disguise.


Synonymsdisguise


Broader (hypernym)concealing, concealment, hiding


English verb: camouflage

1. camouflage (perception) disguise by camouflaging; exploit the natural surroundings to disguise something


SamplesThe troops camouflaged themselves before they went into enemy territory.


ExamplesThey camouflage , They camouflage themselves


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


Broader (hypernym)disguise, mask









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