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Definition of veel

"veel" is probably misspelled. Trying veil instead Definition of veil

1. veil [ v ] to obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil
Examples: "a conspiracy of silence veiling it"

Used in print:

(Herald Press Tracts, Scottdale, Pa....)

And if our gospel also is veiled , it is veiled only to those who are perishing .

And if our gospel also is veiled , it is veiled only to those who are perishing .

Synonyms veil Related Terms unveil hide cover

2. veil [ n ] a garment that covers the head and face

Used in print:

(Irving Stone, The Agony and the Ecstasy....)

In_particular he sought the gentle , sweet-faced nuns , with head_coverings and veils coming to the middle of their foreheads , remembering their expressions until he reached home and set them down on paper .

(John Cheever, "The Brigadier and the Golf Widow,"...)

It bulks under a veil of thin , new grass , like some embarrassing fact of physicalness , and I think Mrs._Pastern set_out the statuary to soften its meaning .

Synonyms veil head_covering Related Terms garment yashmak face_veil chadar

3. veil [ v ] make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing
Examples: "a hidden message" "a veiled threat"

Synonyms blot_out obliterate hide veil obscure Related Terms change concealment

4. veil [ n ] the inner embryonic membrane of higher vertebrates (especially when covering the head at birth)

Synonyms veil fetal_membrane embryonic_membrane caul Related Terms membrane fetal_membrane placenta fetus

5. veil [ n ] a vestment worn by a priest at High Mass in the Roman Catholic Church; a silk shawl

Synonyms veil humeral_veil Related Terms vestment

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