Synonyms of veil in English:



  • 1 a thin veil of high cloud made the sun hazy
    covering, cover, screen, curtain, mantle, cloak, mask, blanket, shroud, canopy, cloud, pall
  • 2 the women wore black veils
    mask, scarf, kerchief, head covering, headdress;
    dupatta, purdah, mantilla, chador, hijab, niqab, yashmak
  • verb

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  • 1 the peak was veiled in mist
    envelop, surround, swathe, enfold, cover, conceal, hide, screen, shield, cloak, blanket, shroud;
    literary enshroud, mantle
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