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Meaning & Definition of Blanket in English

English

Blanket

/blæŋkət/

noun

1. Bedding that keeps a person warm in bed

  • "He pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep"
    synonym:
  • blanket
  • ,
  • cover

2. Anything that covers

  • "There was a blanket of snow"
    synonym:
  • blanket
  • ,
  • mantle

3. A layer of lead surrounding the highly reactive core of a nuclear reactor

    synonym:
  • blanket

verb

1. Cover as if with a blanket

  • "Snow blanketed the fields"
    synonym:
  • blanket

2. Form a blanket-like cover (over)

    synonym:
  • blanket

adjective

1. Broad in scope or content

  • "Across-the-board pay increases"
  • "An all-embracing definition"
  • "Blanket sanctions against human-rights violators"
  • "An invention with broad applications"
  • "A panoptic study of soviet nationality"- t.g.winner
  • "Granted him wide powers"
    synonym:
  • across-the-board
  • ,
  • all-embracing
  • ,
  • all-encompassing
  • ,
  • all-inclusive
  • ,
  • blanket(a)
  • ,
  • broad
  • ,
  • encompassing
  • ,
  • extensive
  • ,
  • panoptic
  • ,
  • wide

Examples of using

I believe that I had ordered a blanket.
Where is the blanket?
Please give me a pillow and a blanket.