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The synonyms of “Veneer” are: facing, veneering, cladding, skin, surface, facade, front, fronting, false front, coating, covering, dressing, overlay, revetment, paving, lamination, inlay, plating, coat, finish, finishing coat, layer, exterior, show, appearance, false appearance, impression, image, semblance, posture, pose, guise, disguise, mask, masquerade, pretence, charade, illusion, gloss, camouflage, smokescreen, cover, cloak, dress, pave, put a facing on, laminate, plate, line
Veneer as a Noun
Definitions of "Veneer" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “veneer” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- Coating consisting of a thin layer of superior wood glued to a base of inferior wood.
- An ornamental coating to a building.
- A layer of wood used to make plywood.
- An attractive appearance that covers or disguises someone or something's true nature or feelings.
- A thin decorative covering of fine wood applied to a coarser wood or other material.
- A crown in which the restoration is placed over the prepared surface of a natural crown.
Synonyms of "Veneer" as a noun (43 Words)
|appearance||A process of coming into existence or use.|
He is well known for his television appearances.
|camouflage||Clothing or materials used as camouflage.|
Much of my apparent indifference was merely protective camouflage.
|charade||A word acted out in an episode of the game of charades.|
Talk of unity was nothing more than a charade.
|cladding||A protective covering that protects the outside of a building.|
He threw his cloak about him.
|coat||A layer of a plant bulb.|
His coat pocket.
|coating||Growth of hair or wool or fur covering the body of an animal.|
The surface was ready for a coating of paint.
|cover||An area of the field consisting of cover point and extra cover.|
Under cover of darkness.
|covering||The act of protecting something by covering it.|
Under a covering of dust.
|disguise||The concealing of one’s true intentions or feelings.|
I put on dark glasses as a disguise.
|dressing||Savory dressings for salads basically of two kinds either the thin French or vinaigrette type or the creamy mayonnaise type.|
Turkey with apple dressing.
|exterior||The outer side or surface of something.|
Beneath that assured exterior she s vulnerable.
|facade||The principal front of a building, that faces on to a street or open space.|
Her flawless public facade masked private despair.
|facing||A protective covering that protects the outside of a building.|
The bricks were used as a facing on a concrete core.
|false appearance||The event of coming into sight.|
|false front||The side that is forward or prominent.|
|finish||The act of finishing.|
His best finish in a major tournament was third.
|finishing coat||The act of finishing.|
|front||The part of a garment covering a person s front.|
Porridge slopped from the tray on to his shirt front.
|fronting||A person used as a cover for some questionable activity.|
|gloss||Shine or lustre on a smooth surface.|
He tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction.
|guise||An external form, appearance, or manner of presentation, typically concealing the true nature of something.|
He visited in the guise of an inspector.
|illusion||Something many people believe that is false.|
Stripes embellish the surface to create the illusion of various wood grain textures.
|image||A standard or typical example.|
He provided America with an image of the good father.
|impression||An impressionistic portrayal of a person.|
A copy of the first impression.
|inlay||A material or substance that is used as an inlay.|
The cathedral was decorated with mosaic and inlay.
|lamination||A layered structure.|
|layer||A sheet, quantity, or thickness of material, typically one of several, covering a surface or body.|
The majority of fish are egg layers.
|mask||A party of guests wearing costumes and masks.|
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.|
I doubt he could have kept up the masquerade for long.
|overlay||A block of code or other data transferred during the overlay process.|
A durable cost effective floor overlay.
|paving||The act of applying paving materials to an area.|
The company can supply and lay paving.
|plating||The process of applying plating.|
|pose||A posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes.|
Photographs of boxers in ferocious poses.
|posture||A rationalized mental attitude.|
I got out of the car in an alert posture.
|pretence||A false or unsupportable quality.|
Before the age of two children start to engage in pretence.
|revetment||(especially in fortification) a retaining wall or facing of masonry or other material, supporting or protecting a rampart, wall, etc.|
He hoped his claims would have a semblance of authenticity.
|show||An undertaking, project, or organization.|
I didn t have a show.
|skin||A unit into which an Aboriginal people is divided typically on the basis of descent each skin being associated with a totemic bird animal or insect.|
I passed her a plastic bag with skins and hash inside.
|smokescreen||(military) screen consisting of a cloud of smoke that obscures movements.|
He tried to create a smokescreen by quibbling about the statistics.
|surface||The extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object.|
The surface area of a cube.
|veneering||Material used as a veneer.|
Usage Examples of "Veneer" as a noun
- Her veneer of composure cracked a little.
- A fine-grained veneer.
- The ceiling was of maple veneer.
Veneer as a Verb
Definitions of "Veneer" as a verb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “veneer” as a verb can have the following definitions:
- Cover or disguise (someone or something's true nature) with an attractive appearance.
- Cover (something) with a decorative layer of fine wood.
- Cover with veneer.
Synonyms of "Veneer" as a verb (12 Words)
|coat||Form a coat over.|
Coat the cake with chocolate.
|cover||Form a cover over.|
Cover the child with a blanket.
|dress||Add a dressing to a salad.|
After you dress a dry fly be sure to remove any oil before you make your next cast.
|inlay||Embed (material or a design) flush with the surface of an object.|
Mahogany panelling inlaid with rosewood.
|laminate||Create laminate by bonding sheets of material with a bonding material.|
I am sanding down oak boards that I laminated together for a bar top.
|line||Make a mark or lines on a surface.|
Line a chimney.
|overlay||Lie on top of.|
A third screen which will overlay the others.
|pave||Cover with a material such as stone or concrete to make suitable for vehicle traffic.|
The yard at the front was paved with flagstones.
|plate||Inoculate cells or infective material on to a culture plate especially with the object of isolating a particular strain of microorganisms or estimating viable cell numbers.|
Matt Wignot plated two of Clarkson s runs.
|put a facing on||Put into a certain place or abstract location.|
|skin||Strip the skin off.|
The wound was skinned but the strength of his thigh was not restored.
|surface||Put a coat on cover the surface of furnish with a surface.|
I hope the list key is going to surface again.
Usage Examples of "Veneer" as a verb
- We have also found chests entirely veneered with mahogany.
- He exuded an air of toughness, lightly veneered by the impeccably tailored suit.
- A veneered cabinet.
- Veneer the furniture to protect it.
- Factories employed cabinetmakers to veneer looking glasses.
Associations of "Veneer" (30 Words)
|appearance||The way that someone or something looks.|
The sudden appearance of her daughter startled her.
|birch||Whip with a birch twig.|
My father never spared the birch.
|brushed||(of fabrics) having soft nap produced by brushing.|
With shining hair neatly brushed.
|canvas||Cover with canvas.|
The boxer picked himself up off the canvas.
|cashmere||Woollen material made from or resembling cashmere.|
A cashmere jumper.
|cotton||Soft silky fibers from cotton plants in their raw state.|
A cotton reel.
|exterior||Coming from outside.|
|external||Inessential or superficial features.|
For external application only.
|fabric||Cloth or other material produced by weaving or knitting fibres.|
The fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent.
|facade||A showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant.|
The house has a half timbered facade.
|facing||A piece of material sewn on the inside of a garment, especially at the neck and armholes, to strengthen it.|
The regiment s uniforms had orange facings.
|integument||A tough outer protective layer, especially that of an animal or plant.|
This chemical compound is found in the integument of the seed.
|leather||Whip with a leather strap.|
Carlos took his customary 20 metre sprint up to the ball and leathered it.
|lining||The act of attaching an inside lining to a garment or curtain etc.|
Self clean oven linings.
|nylon||Stockings or tights made of nylon.|
A pair of nylons.
|obverse||Of or denoting the obverse of a coin or medal.|
True solitude is the obverse of true society.
|outdoor||Pertaining to or concerning the outdoors or outdoor activities.|
A rugged outdoor type.
|outdoors||Where the air is unconfined.|
A lover of the great outdoors.
|outer||An outer garment or part of one.|
The outer city bypass.
|outermost||Furthest from the centre.|
The outermost layer of the earth.
|outside||Coming from the outside.|
The dog was still barking outside.
|peripheral||A peripheral device.|
Printers and other peripherals.
|plywood||A laminate made of thin layers of wood.|
|quilted||Made of layers of fabric held together by patterned stitching.|
A blue quilted jacket.
|sapwood||Newly formed outer wood lying between the cambium and the heartwood of a tree or woody plant; usually light colored; active in water conduction.|
|seemingly||From appearances alone.|
The child is seemingly healthy but the doctor is concerned.
|sheet||A quantity of text or other information contained on a sheet of paper.|
The rain was sheeting down during the monsoon.
|unprepossessing||Creating an unfavorable or neutral first impression.|
Despite his unprepossessing appearance he had an animal magnetism.
|waterproofing||The act of treating something to make it repel water.|
|wool||Yarn or textile fibre made from wool.|
Carpets made of 80 per cent wool and 20 per cent nylon.