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- Disguise as a Noun
- Definitions of "Disguise" as a noun
- Synonyms of "Disguise" as a noun (11 Words)
- Usage Examples of "Disguise" as a noun
- Disguise as a Verb
- Definitions of "Disguise" as a verb
- Synonyms of "Disguise" as a verb (15 Words)
- Usage Examples of "Disguise" as a verb
- Associations of "Disguise" (30 Words)
The synonyms of “Disguise” are: mask, dress oneself up as, pass oneself of as, pretend to be, impersonate, pose as, camouflage, conceal, hide, cover up, make inconspicuous, screen, shroud, veil, cloak, false appearance, concealment, facade, front, false front, cover-up, masquerade, veneer
Disguise as a Noun
Definitions of "Disguise" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “disguise” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- Any attire that modifies the appearance in order to conceal the wearer's identity.
- A means of altering one's appearance to conceal one's identity.
- The state of having altered one's appearance in order to conceal one's identity.
- An outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of something.
- The concealing of one's true intentions or feelings.
- The act of concealing the identity of something by modifying its appearance.
Synonyms of "Disguise" as a noun (11 Words)
|camouflage||Clothing or materials used as camouflage.|
Figures dressed in army camouflage.
|concealment||The action of hiding something or preventing it from being known.|
The deliberate concealment of material facts.
|cover-up||Concealment that attempts to prevent something scandalous from becoming public.|
|facade||A showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant.|
The house has a half timbered facade.
|false appearance||Formal attendance (in court or at a hearing) of a party in an action.|
|false front||The immediate proximity of someone or something.|
|front||The part of a garment covering a person s front.|
His regiment was immediately sent to the front.
|mask||A masked person.|
This exfoliating mask helps clear your pores and leaves your skin feeling soft and healthy.
|masquerade||A costume worn as a disguise at a masquerade party.|
Dressing up role playing and masquerade.
|veil||A membrane that is attached to the immature fruiting body of some toadstools and ruptures in the course of development either universal veil enclosing the whole fruiting body or partial veil joining the edges of the cap to the stalk.|
The venture is shrouded in a veil of secrecy.
|veneer||A crown in which the restoration is placed over the prepared surface of a natural crown.|
The ceiling was of maple veneer.
Usage Examples of "Disguise" as a noun
- The children looked at her without disguise.
- The theatrical notion of disguise is always associated with catastrophe in his stories.
- He is a master of disguise.
- I put on dark glasses as a disguise.
- I told them you were a policewoman in disguise.
Disguise as a Verb
Definitions of "Disguise" as a verb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “disguise” as a verb can have the following definitions:
- Make (something) unrecognizable by altering its appearance, sound, taste, or smell.
- Make unrecognizable.
- Conceal the nature or existence of (a feeling or situation.
- Give (someone or oneself) a different appearance in order to conceal one's identity.
Synonyms of "Disguise" as a verb (15 Words)
|camouflage||Hide or disguise the presence of a person animal or object by means of camouflage.|
The caravan was camouflaged with netting and branches from trees.
|cloak||Cover with or as if with a cloak.|
|conceal||Prevent (something) from being known; keep secret.|
She conceals her anger well.
|cover up||Travel across or pass over.|
|dress oneself up as||Arrange attractively.|
|hide||Use (someone or something) to protect oneself from criticism or punishment, especially in a way considered cowardly.|
Companies with poor security can hide behind the law.
|impersonate||Pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions.|
It s a very serious offence to impersonate a police officer.
|make inconspicuous||Put in order or neaten.|
|mask||Cover the face with a mask.|
Brandy did not completely mask the bitter taste.
|pass oneself of as||Pass by.|
|pose as||Behave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others.|
|pretend to be||Represent fictitiously as in a play or pretend to be or act like.|
|screen||Conceal protect or shelter someone or something with a screen or something forming a screen.|
Screen the blood for the HIV virus.
|shroud||Wrap or dress a body in a shroud for burial.|
The mystery which shrouds the origins of the universe.
|veil||To obscure or conceal with or as if with a veil.|
A veiled threat.
Usage Examples of "Disguise" as a verb
- Brian was disguised as a priest.
- We took elaborate measures to disguise ourselves as locals.
- He made no effort to disguise his contempt.
- Does holding a handkerchief over the mouthpiece really disguise your voice?
- His voice was heavy with barely disguised emotion.
- We disguised our faces before robbing the bank.
Associations of "Disguise" (30 Words)
|awning||A canopy made of canvas to shelter people or things from rain or sun.|
|camouflage||Clothing or materials used as camouflage.|
Grievances should be discussed not camouflaged.
|cape||In bullfighting taunt the bull by flourishing a cape.|
The hair on a cape for the taxidermist can spoil in warm weather.
She cloaked her embarrassment by rushing into speech.
|comprise||Consist of; be made up of.|
This single breed comprises 50 per cent of the Swiss cattle population.
|conceal||Hold back; keep from being perceived by others.|
They were at great pains to conceal that information from the public.
|cover||Cover as if with a shroud.|
It took them four days to cover 150 miles.
A cowardly attack on a helpless victim.
|drape||Arrange (cloth or clothing) loosely or casually on or round something.|
Katherine pulled back the heavy velvet drapes.
|glove||Of a wicketkeeper baseball catcher etc catch deflect or touch the ball with a gloved hand.|
A pair of black leather gloves.
|harbor||Keep in one’s possession; of animals.|
Harbor a resentment.
|hat||Furnish with a hat.|
A woolly hat.
|hide||Prevent (an emotion or fact) from being apparent or known; keep secret.|
Hide the money.
|invisible||Invisible exports and imports.|
This invisible gas is present to some extent in every home.
|latency||The state of existing but not yet being developed or manifest; concealment.|
Poor performance due to network latency.
|makeup||Cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance.|
He missed the test and had to take a makeup.
|mask||A party of guests wearing costumes and masks.|
The herb masks the garlic taste.
|masquerade||Take part in a masquerade.|
A beggar s masquerade of wealth.
|mimicry||The act of mimicking; imitative behavior.|
A playful mimicry of the techniques of realist writers.
|recluse||Withdrawn from society; seeking solitude.|
She has turned into a virtual recluse.
|resemble||Appear like; be similar or bear a likeness to.|
This paper resembles my own work.
|secrecy||The trait of keeping things secret.|
The bidding is conducted in secrecy.
|secretiveness||The trait of keeping things secret.|
Politicians of all shades of opinion.
|skulk||Shirk one’s duties or responsibilities.|
The skulk howls away into the night.
|somewhat||To a moderately sufficient extent or degree.|
Matters have improved somewhat since then.
|subterfuge||Something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity.|
He wasn t sick it was just a subterfuge.
|tarpaulin||A sheet or covering of tarpaulin.|
Large tarpaulins were pulled over the hold.
|veil||Cover with a veil.|
A white bridal veil.
|visage||A person’s facial expression.|
The moonlit visage of the port s whitewashed buildings.