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1 blind /ˈblaɪnd/ adjective
blinder; blindest
1 blind
/ˈblaɪnd/
adjective
blinder; blindest
Learner's definition of BLIND
: unable to see
see also color-blind
: unable to notice or judge something usually + to
usually disapproving : accepting the actions or decisions of someone or something without any questions or criticism
used to describe strong emotions that make someone unable to think clearly or to act reasonably
: done in a way that prevents participants, judges, etc., from seeing or knowing certain things that might influence them
see also blind date, double-blind
: difficult for a driver to see see also blind spot

(as) blind as a bat

informal
: unable to see well at all : having very poor vision

love is blind

see 1love

not a blind bit

British, informal
: not even a very small amount : not the slightest bit

the blind

: blind people : people who are not able to see
◊ The expression the blind leading the blind is used informally to describe a situation in which someone who is not sure about how to do something is helping another person who also is not sure about how to do it.

turn a blind eye

: to ignore a problem instead of dealing with it
often + to

— blindness

noun [noncount]
2 blind /ˈblaɪnd/ verb
blinds; blinded; blinding
2 blind
/ˈblaɪnd/
verb
blinds; blinded; blinding
Learner's definition of BLIND
[+ object]
: to cause (someone) to be unable to see : to make (someone) blind
: to cause (someone) to be unable to see for a short time
: to cause (someone) to be unable to think clearly or to act reasonably often + to
3 blind /ˈblaɪnd/ noun
plural blinds
3 blind
/ˈblaɪnd/
noun
plural blinds
Learner's definition of BLIND
[count] : something that is used to cover a window from the inside of a room
especially : a roll of cloth or plastic that is hung at the top of a window and pulled down over the window usually plural see picture at window; see also venetian blind
[count] US : a place where hunters hide from animals while they are hunting
called also (chiefly British) hide
[singular] : something that is used to trick people or to prevent people from noticing a particular thing

draw the blinds on

see 1draw
4 blind /ˈblaɪnd/ adverb
4 blind
/ˈblaɪnd/
adverb
Learner's definition of BLIND
: without seeing outside of an airplane : using only a plane's instruments
informal : to the degree that you are unable to think clearly or to act reasonably

rob someone blind

see rob
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