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Definition 1: a formation of military planes maintained over ground operations or targets - [noun denoting act]

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

  • an air umbrella over England

(umbrella is a kind of ...) (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies

"they died in the defense of Stalingrad" "they were developed for the defense program"

(umbrella belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Definition 2: having the function of uniting a group of similar things - [noun denoting act]

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

  • the Democratic Party is an umbrella for many liberal groups
  • under the umbrella of capitalism

(umbrella is a kind of ...) the act of making or becoming a single unit

"the union of opposing factions" "he looked forward to the unification of his family for the holidays"

Definition 3: a lightweight handheld collapsible canopy - [noun denoting artifact]

(umbrella is a kind of ...) a covering (usually of cloth) that serves as a roof to shelter an area from the weather

(... is a kind of umbrella ) colloquial terms for an umbrella

(umbrella is a part of ...) a piece of cloth that is generally triangular or tapering; used in making garments or umbrellas or sails

(umbrella is a part of ...) the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it

"he grabbed the hammer by the handle" "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"

(umbrella is a part of ...) support resembling the rib of an animal

Definition 4: covering or applying simultaneously to a number of similar items or elements or groups - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • an umbrella organization
  • umbrella insurance coverage

(umbrella is similar to ...) including all or everything

"comprehensive coverage" "a comprehensive history of the revolution" "a comprehensive survey" "a comprehensive education"

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