Synonyms of blanket in English:

blanket


See US English definition of blanket

See UK English definition of blanket

See Spanish definition of manta

noun

1‘the bed had a red blanket on it’

SYNONYMS
cover, covering, rug, afghan, quilt, eiderdown, duvet
bedcover, bedspread, throw-over
bedclothes
North American throw, spread
South African kaross
serape
archaic coverlet, counterpane

2‘a dense grey blanket of cloud’

SYNONYMS
covering, layer, cover, coat, coating, film, sheet, carpet, veneer, surface, skin, thickness, overlay, cloak, mantle, veil, pall, shroud, screen, mask, cloud, curtain

adjective

1‘a blanket ban on tobacco advertising’

SYNONYMS
wholesale, across the board, outright, indiscriminate, overall, general, mass, umbrella, inclusive, all-inclusive, all-round, sweeping, total, complete, comprehensive, thorough, extensive, wide-ranging, far-reaching, large-scale, widespread
universal, global, worldwide, international, nationwide, countrywide, coast-to-coast, company-wide
ANTONYMS

partial, piecemeal


verb

1‘snow blanketed the mountains’

SYNONYMS
cover, coat, carpet, overlay, overlie, overspread, extend over, cap, top, crown
conceal, obscure, blot out, hide, mask, cloud, cloak, veil, shroud, swathe, envelop, submerge, surround
literary mantle, enshroud

2‘the double glazing blankets the noise a bit’

SYNONYMS
muffle, deaden, soften, mute, silence, smother, dampen, damp down, tone down, mask, suppress, reduce, abate, kill
British quieten
North American quiet
ANTONYMS

amplify