Definition of Pall

1. Noun. A sudden numbing dread.

Exact synonyms: Chill
Generic synonyms: Apprehension, Apprehensiveness, Dread
Derivative terms: Chill

2. Verb. Become less interesting or attractive.
Exact synonyms: Dull
Generic synonyms: Change
Derivative terms: Dullard

3. Noun. Burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped.
Exact synonyms: Cerement, Shroud, Winding-clothes, Winding-sheet
Generic synonyms: Burial Garment
Derivative terms: Shroud, Shroud, Shroud

4. Verb. Cause to lose courage. "The bad news will pall him"; "Dashed by the refusal"
Exact synonyms: Dash, Daunt, Frighten Away, Frighten Off, Scare, Scare Away, Scare Off
Generic synonyms: Intimidate, Restrain
Derivative terms: Scare

5. Noun. Hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window).
Exact synonyms: Curtain, Drape, Drapery, Mantle
Generic synonyms: Blind, Screen, Furnishing
Specialized synonyms: Drop, Drop Cloth, Drop Curtain, Festoon, Frontal, Portiere, Shower Curtain, Theater Curtain, Theatre Curtain
Terms within: Eyehole, Eyelet
Derivative terms: Curtain

6. Verb. Cover with a pall.
Generic synonyms: Cover

7. Verb. Cause surfeit through excess though initially pleasing. "Too much spicy food cloyed his appetite"
Exact synonyms: Cloy
Generic synonyms: Fill, Replete, Sate, Satiate

8. Verb. Cause to become flat. "Pall the beer"
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Causes: Become Flat, Die

9. Verb. Lose sparkle or bouquet. "Wine and beer can pall"
Exact synonyms: Become Flat, Die
Generic synonyms: Change

10. Verb. Lose strength or effectiveness; become or appear boring, insipid, or tiresome (to). "The course palled on her"
Generic synonyms: Weaken

11. Verb. Lose interest or become bored with something or somebody. "I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food"
Exact synonyms: Fatigue, Jade, Tire, Weary
Generic synonyms: Degenerate, Deteriorate, Devolve, Drop
Specialized synonyms: Conk Out, Peter Out, Poop Out, Run Down, Run Out, Retire, Withdraw
Derivative terms: Fatigue, Jade

Definition of Pall

1. n. Same as Pawl.

2. n. An outer garment; a cloak mantle.

3. v. t. To cloak.

4. v. i. To become vapid, tasteless, dull, or insipid; to lose strength, life, spirit, or taste; as, the liquor palls.

5. v. t. To make vapid or insipid; to make lifeless or spiritless; to dull; to weaken.

6. n. Nausea.

Definition of Pall

1. Noun. (archaic) fine cloth, especially purple cloth used for robes ¹

2. Noun. (context: Christianity) a cloth used for various purposes on the altar in a church ¹

3. Noun. a heavy canvas, especially laid over a coffin or tomb ¹

4. Verb. to make vapid or insipid; to make lifeless or spiritless; to dull; to weaken ¹

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Definition of Pall

1. to become insipid [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: insipid

Medical Definition of Pall

1. 1. An outer garment; a cloak mantle. "His lion's skin changed to a pall of gold." (Spenser) 2. A kind of rich stuff used for garments in the Middle Ages. 3. Same as Pallium. "About this time Pope Gregory sent two archbishop's palls into England, the one for London, the other for York." (Fuller) 4. A figure resembling the Roman Catholic pallium, or pall, and having the form of the letter Y. 5. A large cloth, especially, a heavy black cloth, thrown over a coffin at a funeral; sometimes, also, over a tomb. "Warriors carry the warrior's pall." (Tennyson) 6. A piece of cardboard, covered with linen and embroidered on one side; used to put over the chalice. Origin: OE. Pal, AS. Pael, from L. Pallium cover, cloak, mantle, pall; cf. L. Palla robe, mantle. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pall

pall (current term)

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