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Meaning & Definition of Blind in English

English

Blind

/blaɪnd/

noun

1. People who have severe visual impairments, considered as a group

  • "He spent hours reading to the blind"
    synonym:
  • blind

2. A hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters)

  • "He waited impatiently in the blind"
    synonym:
  • blind

3. A protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight

  • "They had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet"
    synonym:
  • blind
  • ,
  • screen

4. Something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity

  • "He wasn't sick--it was just a subterfuge"
  • "The holding company was just a blind"
    synonym:
  • subterfuge
  • ,
  • blind

verb

1. Render unable to see

    synonym:
  • blind

2. Make blind by putting the eyes out

  • "The criminals were punished and blinded"
    synonym:
  • blind

3. Make dim by comparison or conceal

    synonym:
  • blind
  • ,
  • dim

adjective

1. Unable to see

  • "A person is blind to the extent that he must devise alternative techniques to do efficiently those things he would do with sight if he had normal vision"--kenneth jernigan
    synonym:
  • blind
  • ,
  • unsighted

2. Unable or unwilling to perceive or understand

  • "Blind to a lover's faults"
  • "Blind to the consequences of their actions"
    synonym:
  • blind

3. Not based on reason or evidence

  • "Blind hatred"
  • "Blind faith"
  • "Unreasoning panic"
    synonym:
  • blind
  • ,
  • unreasoning

Examples of using

I'm not blind.
Friendliness is a language the deaf can hear and the blind can read.
He isn’t blind from birth.