Synonyms of umbrella


1. umbrella, canopy

usage: a lightweight handheld collapsible canopy

2. umbrella, defense, defence, defensive measure

usage: a formation of military planes maintained over ground operations or targets; "an air umbrella over England"

3. umbrella, union, unification, uniting, conjugation, jointure

usage: having the function of uniting a group of similar things; "the Democratic Party is an umbrella for many liberal groups"; "under the umbrella of capitalism"


1. umbrella, comprehensive (vs. noncomprehensive)

usage: covering or applying simultaneously to a number of similar items or elements or groups; "an umbrella organization"; "umbrella insurance coverage"

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Definition and meaning of umbrella (Dictionary)