Definition of blanket verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

blanket

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈblæŋkɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈblæŋkɪt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they blanket
BrE BrE//ˈblæŋkɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈblæŋkɪt//
 
he / she / it blankets
BrE BrE//ˈblæŋkɪts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈblæŋkɪts//
 
past simple blanketed
BrE BrE//ˈblæŋkɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈblæŋkɪtɪd//
 
past participle blanketed
BrE BrE//ˈblæŋkɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈblæŋkɪtɪd//
 
-ing form blanketing
BrE BrE//ˈblæŋkɪtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈblæŋkɪtɪŋ//
 
 
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[often passive] blanket something (formal) to cover something completely with a thick layer The ground was soon blanketed with snow. Deposits of ash blanket the lower slopes of the mountain. Word Origin Middle English (denoting undyed woollen cloth): via Old Northern French from Old French blanc ‘white’, ultimately of Germanic origin.
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