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CAMOUFLAGE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does camouflage mean? 

CAMOUFLAGE (noun)
  The noun CAMOUFLAGE has 4 senses:

1. an outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of something
2. fabric dyed with splotches of green and brown and black and tan; intended to make the wearer of a garment made of this fabric hard to distinguish from the background
3. device or stratagem for concealment or deceit
4. the act of concealing the identity of something by modifying its appearance

  Familiarity information: CAMOUFLAGE used as a noun is uncommon.


CAMOUFLAGE (verb)
  The verb CAMOUFLAGE has 1 sense:

1. disguise by camouflaging; exploit the natural surroundings to disguise something

  Familiarity information: CAMOUFLAGE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CAMOUFLAGE (noun)


Sense 1camouflage [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An outward semblance that misrepresents the true nature of something

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

camouflage; disguise

Context example:

the theatrical notion of disguise is always associated with catastrophe in his stories

Hypernyms ("camouflage" is a kind of...):

color; colour; gloss; semblance (an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading)


Sense 2camouflage [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Fabric dyed with splotches of green and brown and black and tan; intended to make the wearer of a garment made of this fabric hard to distinguish from the background

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

camo; camouflage

Hypernyms ("camouflage" is a kind of...):

cloth; fabric; material; textile (artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers)


Sense 3camouflage [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Device or stratagem for concealment or deceit

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("camouflage" is a kind of...):

concealment; cover; covert; screen (a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something)


Sense 4camouflage [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of concealing the identity of something by modifying its appearance

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

disguise; camouflage

Context example:

he is a master of disguise

Hypernyms ("camouflage" is a kind of...):

concealing; concealment; hiding (the activity of keeping something secret)


CAMOUFLAGE (verb)


Sense 1camouflage [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Disguise by camouflaging; exploit the natural surroundings to disguise something

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling

Context example:

The troops camouflaged themselves before they went into enemy territory

Hypernyms (to "camouflage" is one way to...):

disguise (make unrecognizable)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody
Something ----s something

Sentence examples:

They camouflage
They camouflage themselves


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