Synonyms for (noun) blind

screen, blind

a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight

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


a hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters)

he waited impatiently in the blind

LESS SPECIFIC: screen, concealment, cover, covert

blind, subterfuge

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


people who have severe visual impairments, considered as a group

he spent hours reading to the blind


Synonyms for (verb) blind

dim, blind

make dim by comparison or conceal



make blind by putting the eyes out

The criminals were punished and blinded

LESS SPECIFIC: alter, change, modify

Synonyms for (adjective) blind


unable or unwilling to perceive or understand

blind to a lover's faults; blind to the consequences of their actions

LESS SPECIFIC: unperceiving, unperceptive

unreasoning, blind

not based on reason or evidence

blind hatred; blind faith; unreasoning panic

LESS SPECIFIC: irrational

blind, unsighted

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