Definitions of blind

  1. To make blind; to deprive of sight or discernment.
  2. To deprive partially of vision; to make vision difficult for and painful to; to dazzle.
  3. To darken; to obscure to the eye or understanding; to conceal; to deceive.
  4. To cover with a thin coating of sand and fine gravel; as a road newly paved, in order that the joints between the stones may be filled.
  5. To deprive of sight; to make blind, mentally or morally; to hide.
  6. To make blind: to darken, obscure, or deceive: to dazzle.
  7. To make blind; darken; deceive.
  8. To make blind; screen; hide; eclipse.
  9. make dim by comparison or conceal
  10. make blind by putting the eyes out; " The criminals were punished and blinded"
  11. To deprive of sight; to darken; to deceive.
  12. a hiding place sometimes used by hunters ( especially duck hunters); " he waited impatiently in the blind"
  13. people who have severe visual impairments; " he spent hours reading to the blind"
  14. Something to hinder sight or keep out light; a screen; a cover; esp. a hinged screen or shutter for a window; a blinder for a horse.
  15. Something to mislead the eye or the understanding, or to conceal some covert deed or design; a subterfuge.
  16. A blindage. See Blindage.
  17. A halting place.
  18. Alt. of Blinde
  19. Anything which serves to obstruct vision, or hinders the passage of light; a window- shade; a hinged shutter for windows; a blinker on a horse's bridle; something to mislead the eye or the understanding; an ambush; a subterfuge.
  20. Something to mislead: a window- screen: a shade.
  21. Something that darkens or deceives; a shade.
  22. Something that obscures or shades; a shutter; a subterfuge; ruse.
  23. A window- screen; a blinker; something to mislead; reckless.
  24. Something that darkens or obscures; a cover or screen.
  25. Blindly.
  26. unable or unwilling to perceive or understand; " blind to a lover's faults"; " blind to the consequences of their actions"
  27. not based on reason or evidence; " blind hatred"; " blind faith"; " unreasoning panic"
  28. Destitute of the sense of seeing, either by natural defect or by deprivation; without sight.
  29. Not having the faculty of discernment; destitute of intellectual light; unable or unwilling to understand or judge; as, authors are blind to their own defects.
  30. Undiscerning; undiscriminating; inconsiderate.
  31. Having such a state or condition as a thing would have to a person who is blind; not well marked or easily discernible; hidden; unseen; concealed; as, a blind path; a blind ditch.
  32. Involved; intricate; not easily followed or traced.
  33. Having no openings for light or passage; as, a blind wall; open only at one end; as, a blind alley; a blind gut.
  34. Unintelligible, or not easily intelligible; as, a blind passage in a book; illegible; as, blind writing.
  35. Abortive; failing to produce flowers or fruit; as, blind buds; blind flowers.
  36. Without the sense of sight; sightless; unable to understand, judge, or realize; heedless; as, blind haste; hidden; closed at one end; as, a blind alley.
  37. Without sight: dark: ignorant or undiscerning: without an opening.
  38. Destitute of sight; obscure; ignorant.
  39. Destitute of sight; ignorant; inconsiderate; acting at random; illegible; unintelligible; hidden; obscure.
  40. Destitute of the sense of sight destitute of vision of any kind, such as understanding or judgment; unseen; dark; obscure; heedless: inconsiderate; admitting no light; having no outlet.
  41. Deprived of sight; wanting discernment; heedless; inconsiderate; morally depraved.