Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of mantle | Another word for mantle | What is mantle?

Definition 1: a sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for mantle in the sense of this definition

(mantle is a kind of ...) a loose outer garment

(... is a kind of mantle ) a short mantle or cape fastened at the shoulder; worn by men in ancient Greece

(... is a kind of mantle ) short cape worn by women

(... is a kind of mantle ) a sleeveless cape that is lined or trimmed with fur

(... is a kind of mantle ) a woman's fur shoulder cape with hanging ends; often consisting of the whole fur of a fox or marten

Definition 2: hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window) - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for mantle in the sense of this definition

(mantle 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"

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

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

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

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

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

(... is a kind of mantle ) 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

(mantle 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 3: shelf that projects from wall above fireplace - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for mantle in the sense of this definition

(mantle is a kind of ...) a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects

(... is part of mantle) an open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire can be built

"the fireplace was so large you could walk inside it" "he laid a fire in the hearth and lit it" "the hearth was black with the charcoal of many fires"

Definition 4: (zoology) a protective layer of epidermis in mollusks or brachiopods that secretes a substance forming the shell - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for mantle in the sense of this definition

(mantle is a kind of ...) the outer layer of the skin covering the exterior body surface of vertebrates

(mantle belongs to category ...) the branch of biology that studies animals

Definition 5: the cloak as a symbol of authority - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • place the mantle of authority on younger shoulders

(mantle is a kind of ...) an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance

Definition 6: the layer of the earth between the crust and the core - [noun denoting object]

(mantle is a kind of ...) a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another

(mantle is a part of ...) the deeper part of the mantle

(mantle is a part of ...) the upper part of the mantle

(... is part of mantle) the solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer mantle

Definition 7: anything that covers - [noun denoting object]

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

  • there was a blanket of snow

Synonyms for mantle in the sense of this definition

(mantle is a kind of ...) a natural object that covers or envelops

"under a covering of dust" "the fox was flushed from its cover"

Definition 8: United States baseball player (1931-1997) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for mantle in the sense of this definition

(mantle is an instance of ...) an athlete who plays baseball

Definition 9: cover like a mantle - [verb of contact]

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

  • The ivy mantles the building

(mantle is a kind of ...) form a cover over

"The grass covered the grave"

Definition 10: spread over a surface, like a mantle - [verb of motion]

(mantle is a kind of ...) move outward

"The soldiers fanned out"

More words

Another word for mantissa

Another word for mantispidae

Another word for mantispid

Another word for mantis shrimp

Another word for mantis religioso

Another word for mantled

Another word for mantled ground squirrel

Another word for mantlepiece

Another word for mantlet

Another word for mantophasmatodea


Other word for mantophasmatodea

mantophasmatodea meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce mantophasmatodea