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Definition 1: hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window) - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for curtain in the sense of this definition

(curtain is a kind of ...) a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight

"they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet"

(curtain is a kind of ...) (usually plural) the instrumentalities (furniture and appliances and other movable accessories including curtains and rugs) that make a home (or other area) livable

(... is a kind of curtain ) a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery

(... is a kind of curtain ) a curtain of fabric draped and bound at intervals to form graceful curves

(... is a kind of curtain ) a drapery that covers the front of an altar

(... is a kind of curtain ) a heavy curtain hung across a doorway

(... is a kind of curtain ) a curtain that keeps water from splashing out of the shower area

(... is a kind of curtain ) a hanging cloth that conceals the stage from the view of the audience; rises or parts at the beginning and descends or closes between acts and at the end of a performance

(curtain is a part of ...) a small hole (usually round and finished around the edges) in cloth or leather for the passage of a cord or hook or bar

Definition 2: any barrier to communication or vision - [noun denoting object]

Samples where curtain or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a curtain of secrecy
  • a curtain of trees

(curtain is a kind of ...) anything serving to maintain separation by obstructing vision or access

Definition 3: provide with drapery - [verb of possession]

Samples where curtain or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • curtain the bedrooms

(curtain is a kind of ...) give something useful or necessary to

"We provided the room with an electrical heater"

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