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blind

Definitions by Oxford


[blʌɪnd], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- unable to see because of injury, disease, or a congenital condition
(e.g: a blind man)

- lacking perception, awareness, or judgement
(e.g: a blind acceptance of the status quo)

- (of a corner or bend in a road) impossible to see round
(e.g: two trucks collided on a blind curve in the road)

- not the slightest (used in emphatic expressions)
(e.g: this declaration is not a blind bit of good to the workers)

- (of a plant) without buds, eyes, or terminal flowers
(e.g: planting too shallowly is the most common cause of bulbs coming up blind)


Phrases:
- as blind as a bat
- bake something blind
- blind drunk
- rob someone blind
- there's none so blind as those who will not see
- turn a blind eye
- when the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into a ditch

Origin:
Old English, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch and German blind


[blʌɪnd], (Verb)

Definitions:
- cause (someone) to be unable to see, permanently or temporarily
(e.g: the injury temporarily blinded him)

- deprive (someone) of understanding, judgement, or perception
(e.g: he was blinded by his faith)

- move very fast and dangerously
(e.g: I could see the bombs blinding along above the roof tops)


Phrases:
- as blind as a bat
- bake something blind
- blind drunk
- rob someone blind
- there's none so blind as those who will not see
- turn a blind eye
- when the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into a ditch

Origin:


[blʌɪnd], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a screen for a window, especially one on a roller or made of slats
(e.g: she pulled down the blinds)

- something designed to conceal one's real intentions
(e.g: he phoned again from his own home: that was just a blind for his wife)

- a heavy drinking bout
(e.g: he's off on a blind again)


Phrases:
- as blind as a bat
- bake something blind
- blind drunk
- rob someone blind
- there's none so blind as those who will not see
- turn a blind eye
- when the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into a ditch

Origin:


[blʌɪnd], (Adverb)

Definitions:
- without being able to see clearly
(e.g: he was the first pilot in history to fly blind)


Phrases:
- as blind as a bat
- bake something blind
- blind drunk
- rob someone blind
- there's none so blind as those who will not see
- turn a blind eye
- when the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into a ditch

Origin:







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