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Meaning & Definition of Veil in English

English

Veil

/vel/

noun

1. A garment that covers the head and face

    synonym:
  • head covering
  • ,
  • veil

2. A membranous covering attached to the immature fruiting body of certain mushrooms

    synonym:
  • veil
  • ,
  • velum

3. The inner membrane of embryos in higher vertebrates (especially when covering the head at birth)

    synonym:
  • caul
  • ,
  • veil
  • ,
  • embryonic membrane

4. A vestment worn by a priest at high mass in the roman catholic church

  • A silk shawl
    synonym:
  • humeral veil
  • ,
  • veil

verb

1. To obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil

  • "Women in afghanistan veil their faces"
    synonym:
  • veil

2. Make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing

  • "A hidden message"
  • "A veiled threat"
    synonym:
  • obscure
  • ,
  • blot out
  • ,
  • obliterate
  • ,
  • veil
  • ,
  • hide

Examples of using

This bride is covering her face with a veil.