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Synonyms and Antonyms of sheath

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sheath

synonym (synonym of sheath)

  • (noun.body)
    an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a dress suitable for formal occasions (noun.artifact)
     

hypernym (sheath IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a dress suitable for formal occasions (noun.artifact)
    a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice (noun.artifact)
     
  • a protective covering (as for a knife or sword) (noun.artifact)
    a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury (noun.artifact)
     
  • an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part (noun.body)
    a natural object that covers or envelops (noun.object)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF sheath relation)

  • a protective covering (as for a knife or sword) (noun.artifact)
    metal or plastic sheath over the end of a shoelace or ribbon (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a sheath worn to protect a finger (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a sheath (usually leather) for carrying a handgun (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a sheath for a sword or dagger or bayonet (noun.artifact)
     
  • an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part (noun.body)
    outer sheath of the pupa of certain insects (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    a hard protective sheath (as secreted by certain protoctists, for example) (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.body)
    a layer of myelin encasing (and insulating) the axons of medullated nerve fibers (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    thin membranous sheath around a nerve fiber (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.plant)
    outer membranous covering of some fruits or seeds (noun.plant)
     

derivation (.... is derived from sheath)

  • (verb.contact)
    enclose in, or as if in, a case (verb.contact)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation case cocktail dress dress frock protection cover covering natural covering aglet aiglet cot fingerstall holster scabbard case encase incase

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