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1. mask

noun. ['ˈmæsk'] activity that tries to conceal something.

Synonyms

  • concealment
  • hiding

Antonyms

  • insecurity
  • unveil
  • demystify

Etymology

  • maske (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • max (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • masken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • masque (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • maschera (Italian)

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Words that Rhyme with Mask

  • trask
  • flask
  • task
  • rask
  • pasque
  • pask
  • pasch
  • lask
  • cask
  • basque
  • bask

Example sentences of the word mask


1. Noun, singular or mass
The guest with the best mask and costume combination will win a small prize.

Quotes containing the word mask


1. You find out in life that people really like you funny. So what do you give 'em? Humor. And then if you show them the other side, they don't like you as much. I find, too, that I can hide behind the idiot's mask being funny, and you never see the sorrow or the pain.
- Terry Bradshaw

2. It's in literature that true life can be found. It's under the mask of fiction that you can tell the truth.
- Gao Xingjian

3. Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

2. mask

noun. ['ˈmæsk'] a covering to disguise or conceal the face.

Synonyms

  • disguise
  • eye mask
  • half mask
  • domino
  • covering

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • artifact
  • undress
  • exclude

Etymology

  • maske (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • max (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • masken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • masque (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • maschera (Italian)

3. mask

verb. ['ˈmæsk'] hide under a false appearance.

Synonyms

  • cloak
  • dissemble

Antonyms

  • emphasize
  • imply
  • convey

Etymology

  • maske (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • max (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • masken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • masque (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • maschera (Italian)

4. mask

verb. ['ˈmæsk'] put a mask on or cover with a mask.

Antonyms

  • uncover

Etymology

  • maske (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • max (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • masken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • masque (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • maschera (Italian)

5. mask

noun. ['ˈmæsk'] a protective covering worn over the face.

Synonyms

  • welder's mask
  • protection
  • protective cover
  • protective covering
  • gas helmet
  • gasmask
  • face mask

Antonyms

  • fall short of
  • free
  • articulate
  • menace

Etymology

  • maske (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • max (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • masken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • masque (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • maschera (Italian)

6. mask

verb. ['ˈmæsk'] cover with a sauce.

Synonyms

  • cover

Antonyms

  • suggest
  • paint a picture

Etymology

  • maske (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • max (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • masken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • masque (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • maschera (Italian)

7. mask

noun. ['ˈmæsk'] a party of guests wearing costumes and masks.

Synonyms

  • fancy-dress ball
  • masquerade party
  • party
  • masque
  • masked ball
  • masquerade

Antonyms

  • accent
  • express
  • phrase
  • ventilate

Etymology

  • maske (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • max (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • masken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • masque (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • maschera (Italian)

8. mask

verb. ['ˈmæsk'] shield from light.

Synonyms

  • block out

Antonyms

  • burst out
  • give voice

Etymology

  • maske (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • max (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • masken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • masque (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • maschera (Italian)

9. mask

verb. ['ˈmæsk'] make unrecognizable.

Synonyms

  • dissemble
  • disguise
  • hide
  • cloak
  • camouflage
  • conceal
  • masquerade

Antonyms

  • connote
  • punctuate
  • evoke
  • give vent

Etymology

  • maske (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • max (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • masken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • masque (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • maschera (Italian)
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