Synonyms of shroud


1. shroud, line

usage: a line that suspends the harness from the canopy of a parachute

2. sheet, tack, mainsheet, weather sheet, shroud, line

usage: (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind

3. pall, shroud, cerement, winding-sheet, winding-clothes, burial garment

usage: burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped


1. shroud, enshroud, hide, cover, envelop, enfold, enwrap, wrap, enclose

usage: cover as if with a shroud; "The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery"

2. shroud, cover, spread over

usage: form a cover like a shroud; "Mist shrouded the castle"

3. shroud, wrap, wrap up

usage: wrap in a shroud; "shroud the corpses"

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Definition and meaning of shroud (Dictionary)