Adjective blanket has 1 sense
  1. across-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, blanket, broad, encompassing, panoptic, wide - broad in scope or content; "across-the-board pay increases"; "an all-embracing definition"; "blanket sanctions against human-rights violators"; "an invention with broad applications"; "a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner; "granted him wide powers"
    Antonyms: noncomprehensive, incomprehensive (indirect, via comprehensive)
,Noun blanket has 3 senses
  1. blanket, cover - bedding that keeps a person warm in bed; "he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep"
    --1 is a kind of bedclothes, bed clothing, bedding
    --1 has particulars:
     afghan; electric blanket; mackinaw, Mackinaw blanket; manta; security blanket
  2. blanket, mantle - anything that covers; "there was a blanket of snow"
    --2 is a kind of covering, natural covering, cover
    Derived forms: verb blanket2, verb blanket1
  3. blanket - a layer of lead surrounding the highly reactive core of a nuclear reactor
    --3 is a kind of
    layer, bed
    --3 is a part of breeder reactor
,Verb blanket has 2 senses
  1. blanket - cover as if with a blanket; "snow blanketed the fields"
    --1 is one way to
    Derived form: noun blanket2
    Sample sentence:
    The wind storms blanket the area with dust and dirt
  2. blanket - form a blanket-like cover (over)
    --2 is one way to
    cover, spread over
    Derived form: noun blanket2
    Sample sentence:
    Dust and dirt blanket the area