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Synonyms for blind

Noun

1. blind, people
usage: people who have severe visual impairments, considered as a group; "he spent hours reading to the blind"
2. blind, screen, cover, covert, concealment
usage: a hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters); "he waited impatiently in the blind"
3. blind, screen, protective covering, protective cover, protection
usage: a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight; "they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet"
4. subterfuge, blind, misrepresentation, deceit, deception
usage: something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity; "he wasn't sick--it was just a subterfuge"; "the holding company was just a blind"

Verb

1. blind
usage: render unable to see
2. blind, change, alter, modify
usage: make blind by putting the eyes out; "The criminals were punished and blinded"
3. blind, dim, darken
usage: make dim by comparison or conceal

Adjective

1. blind (vs. sighted), unsighted, blinded, blindfold, blindfolded, color-blind, colour-blind, dazzled, deuteranopic, green-blind, dim-sighted, near-blind, purblind, sand-blind, visually impaired, visually challenged, eyeless, sightless, unseeing, protanopic, red-blind, snow-blind, snow-blinded, stone-blind, tritanopic, blue-blind
usage: unable to see; "a person is blind to the extent that he must devise alternative techniques to do efficiently those things he would do with sight if he had normal vision"--Kenneth Jernigan
2. blind, unperceptive (vs. perceptive), unperceiving
usage: unable or unwilling to perceive or understand; "blind to a lover's faults"; "blind to the consequences of their actions"
3. blind, unreasoning, irrational (vs. rational)
usage: not based on reason or evidence; "blind hatred"; "blind faith"; "unreasoning panic"
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