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English noun: mask

1. mask (artifact) a covering to disguise or conceal the face


Broader (hypernym)covering, disguise


Narrower (hyponym)domino, eye mask, false face, half mask

2. mask (act) activity that tries to conceal something


SamplesNo mask could conceal his ignorance.
They moved in under a mask of friendship.


Broader (hypernym)concealing, concealment, hiding

3. mask (group) a party of guests wearing costumes and masks


Synonymsmasque, masquerade, masquerade party


Broader (hypernym)party


Narrower (hyponym)fancy-dress ball, masked ball, masquerade ball

4. mask (artifact) a protective covering worn over the face


Broader (hypernym)protection, protective cover, protective covering


Narrower (hyponym)face mask, gas helmet, gasmask, respirator, welder's mask


English verb: mask

1. mask (perception) hide under a false appearance


SamplesHe masked his disappointment.


Synonymscloak, dissemble


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


Broader (hypernym)disguise, mask

2. mask (contact) put a mask on or cover with a mask


SamplesMask the children for Halloween.


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


Broader (hypernym)cover


Antonymsunmask

3. mask (perception) make unrecognizable


SamplesThe herb masks the garlic taste.
We disguised our faces before robbing the bank.


Synonymsdisguise


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


Broader (hypernym)conceal, hide


Narrower (hyponym)camouflage, cloak, dissemble, dissimulate, mask, masquerade

4. mask (contact) cover with a sauce


SamplesMask the meat.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cover


Entailcook


Domain categorycookery, cooking, preparation

5. mask (contact) shield from light


Synonymsblock out


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


Broader (hypernym)cover


Domain categoryphotography, picture taking









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