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1. mantle

noun. ['ˈmæntəl'] the cloak as a symbol of authority.

Antonyms

  • hire

Etymology

  • mentel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Mantle

  • pantle
  • mantel
  • kantle
  • fantle
  • chantal
  • cantle
  • bantle
  • antal

Example sentences of the word mantle


1. Noun, singular or mass
Center the mantle over the fire box at the height you desire.

2. Adjective
On the back side you should see that the mantle beam is hollow.

3. Noun, plural
Determine the height of the mantle based on your wall proportions.

Quotes containing the word mantle


1. I know that some endeavor to throw the mantle of romance over the subject and treat woman like some ideal existence, not liable to the ills of life. Let those deal in fancy who have nothing better to deal in; we have to do with sober, sad realities, with stubborn facts.
- Ernestine Rose

2. It is a curious thing, Harry, but perhaps those who are best suited to power are those who have never sought it. Those who, like you, have leadership thrust upon them, and take up the mantle because they must, and find to their own surprise that they wear it well.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

3. Who is the third who walks always beside you?When I count, there are only you and I togetherBut when I look ahead up the white roadThere is always another one walking beside youGliding wrapt in a brown mantle, hoodedI do not know whether a man or a woman-But who is that on the other side of you?
- T.S. Eliot, The Waste Land and Other Poems

2. Mantle

noun. United States baseball player (1931-1997).

Synonyms

  • Mickey Mantle

3. mantle

noun. ['ˈmæntəl'] a sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter.

Synonyms

  • tippet
  • mantilla
  • pelisse
  • chlamys
  • cloak
  • cape

Antonyms

  • stay
  • strengthen
  • uncover
  • sighted

Etymology

  • mentel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. mantle

verb. ['ˈmæntəl'] cover like a mantle.

Synonyms

  • spread over

Antonyms

  • unmask
  • undress

Etymology

  • mentel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. mantle

noun. ['ˈmæntəl'] shelf that projects from wall above fireplace.

Synonyms

  • open fireplace
  • fireplace
  • mantelpiece
  • hearth
  • chimneypiece
  • mantel
  • shelf

Antonyms

  • back
  • posterior
  • divest
  • overspend

Etymology

  • mentel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. mantle

noun. ['ˈmæntəl'] (zoology) a protective layer of epidermis in mollusks or brachiopods that secretes a substance forming the shell.

Synonyms

  • cuticle
  • epidermis

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • rise
  • mind

Etymology

  • mentel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. mantle

noun. ['ˈmæntəl'] the layer of the earth between the crust and the core.

Synonyms

  • geosphere
  • lithosphere
  • lower mantle
  • layer

Antonyms

  • hide
  • undergarment
  • natural object
  • noncomprehensive

Etymology

  • mentel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. mantle

noun. ['ˈmæntəl'] hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window).

Synonyms

  • theatre curtain
  • portiere
  • pall
  • blind
  • furnishing
  • eyelet
  • eyehole
  • festoon
  • drape
  • curtain
  • drop curtain
  • theater curtain
  • drop cloth
  • shower curtain
  • frontal
  • drop
  • screen

Antonyms

  • rational
  • brighten
  • disarrange
  • unfold

Etymology

  • mentel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. mantle

noun. ['ˈmæntəl'] anything that covers.

Synonyms

  • natural covering
  • cover
  • covering

Antonyms

  • increase
  • levitation
  • sharpen
  • win

Etymology

  • mentel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. mantle

verb. ['ˈmæntəl'] spread over a surface, like a mantle.

Synonyms

  • diffuse
  • fan out
  • spread

Antonyms

  • arise
  • show
  • fall short of
  • fold

Etymology

  • mentel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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