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Synonyms for foil

Synonyms for (noun) foil

Synonyms: foil Definition: a light slender flexible sword tipped by a button

Similar words: fencing sword Definition: a sword used in the sport of fencing

Synonyms: foil Definition: a piece of thin and flexible sheet metal Usage: the photographic film was wrapped in foil

Similar words: sheet metal Definition: sheet of metal formed into a thin plate

Synonyms: foil, transparency Definition: picture consisting of a positive photograph or drawing on a transparent base; viewed with a projector

Similar words: picture, icon, ikon, image Definition: a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface Usage: they showed us the pictures of their wedding; a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them

Synonyms: hydrofoil, foil Definition: a device consisting of a flat or curved piece (as a metal plate) so that its surface reacts to the water it is passing through Usage: the fins of a fish act as hydrofoils

Similar words: device Definition: an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose Usage: the device is small enough to wear on your wrist; a device intended to conserve water

Synonyms: foil, enhancer Definition: anything that serves by contrast to call attention to another thing's good qualities Usage: pretty girls like plain friends as foils

Similar words: attention Definition: a general interest that leads people to want to know more Usage: She was the center of attention

Synonyms for (verb) foil

Synonyms: foil Definition: cover or back with foil Usage: foil mirrors

Similar words: cover Definition: provide with a covering or cause to be covered Usage: cover her face with a handkerchief; cover the child with a blanket; cover the grave with flowers

Synonyms: spoil, scotch, queer, thwart, bilk, baffle, foil, frustrate, cross Definition: hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of Usage: What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge; foil your opponent

Similar words: forbid, foreclose, forestall, preclude, prevent Definition: keep from happening or arising; make impossible Usage: My sense of tact forbids an honest answer; Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project

Synonyms: foil Definition: enhance by contrast Usage: In this picture, the figures are foiled against the background

Similar words: counterpoint, contrast Definition: to show differences when compared; be different Usage: the students contrast considerably in their artistic abilities