US: /ˈbɫaɪnd/
UK: /blˈa‍ɪnd/

English Vietnamese dictionary

blind /blaind/
  • tính từ
    • đui mù
      • to be blind in (of) one eye: chột mắt
    • (nghĩa bóng) không nhìn thấy, không thấy được
      • she was blind to her son's faults: bà ta không nhìn thấy khuyết điểm của con trai mình
    • mù quáng
    • không có lối ra, cụt (ngõ...)
      • a blind wall: tường không có cửa sổ, tường không có cửa ra vào
      • blind path: đường không lối ra, ngõ cụt
    • không rõ ràng, khó thấy, khó nhìn
      • blind hand: chữ viết khó đọc
      • blind letter: thư đề địa chỉ không rõ ràng; thư đề địa chỉ sai
      • blind man; blind reader: người phụ trách giải quyết những thư không rõ hoặc sai địa chỉ
      • blind stitch: đường khâu lẩn
      • a blind ditch: cống ngầm
    • (từ lóng) say bí tỉ ((cũng) blind drunk)
      • blind to the world: say khướt, say bí tỉ
    • one's blind side
      • mặt sơ hở của mình
  • danh từ
    • bức màn che; mành mành, rèm
      • roller blind: mành mành cuốn
      • venitian blind: mành mành
    • miếng (da, vải) che mắt (ngựa)
    • cớ, bề ngoài giả dối
    • (từ lóng) chầu rượu bí tỉ
    • (quân sự) luỹ chắn, công sự
    • (the blind) (số nhiều) những người mù
    • among the blind, the one-eyed man is king
      • (tục ngữ) xứ mù thằng chột làm vua
  • ngoại động từ
    • làm đui mù, làm loà mắt
    • làm mù quáng
    • nội động từ
      • đi liều, vặn ẩu (ô tô, mô tô)

    Advanced English dictionary

    adjective, verb, noun, adverb
    + adjective (blinder, blindest)
    1 not able to see: Doctors think he will go blind. + blind and partially sighted people + One of her parents is blind.
    2 (the blind) noun [pl.] people who are blind: recorded books for the blind + guide dogs for the blind
    3 ~ (to sth) not noticing or realizing sth: She is blind to her husband's faults. + I must have been blind not to realize the danger we were in.
    4 [usually before noun] (of strong feelings) seeming to be unreasonable, and accepted without question; seeming to be out of control: blind faith / obedience + blind panic
    5 [usually before noun] (of a situation or an event) that cannot be controlled by reason: blind chance + the blind force of nature
    6 that a driver in a car cannot see, or cannot see around: a blind driveway + a blind bend / corner
    blindness noun [U]: total / temporary / partial blindness
    See also - BLINDLY
    Idioms: (as) blind as a bat (humorous) not able to see well: She's as blind as a bat without her glasses.
    the blind leading the blind a situation in which people with almost no experience or knowledge give advice to others who also have no experience or knowledge
    not a blind bit / the blindest bit of ... (BrE, spoken) not any: He didn't take a blind bit of notice of me (= he ignored me). + It won't make the blindest bit of difference (= it will make no difference at all).
    turn a blind eye (to sth) to pretend not to notice sth bad that is happening, so you do not have to do anything about it: The authorities were either unaware of the problem or turned a blind eye to it.
    + verb [VN]
    1 to permanently destroy sb's ability to see: She was blinded in the explosion. + The attackers blinded him with acid.
    2 to make it difficult for sb to see for a short time: When she went outside she was temporarily blinded by the sun. + His eyes were blinded by tears.
    3 ~ sb (to sth) to make sb no longer able to think clearly or behave in a sensible way: His sense of loyalty blinded him to the truth.
    Idioms: blind sb with science to confuse sb by using technical or complicated language that they do not understand
    more at EFF
    + noun
    1 (AmE also shade, window shade) [C] a covering for a window, especially one made of a roll of fabric that is fixed at the top of the window and can be pulled up and down
    See also - VENETIAN BLIND
    2 [sing.] something people say or do to hide the truth about sth in order to deceive other people
    + adverb (in connection with flying) without being able to see; using instruments only
    Idioms: blind drunk extremely drunk
    more at ROB, SWEAR
    blind / blindly
    There are two adverbs that come from the adjec-tive blind. Blindly means 'not being able to see what you are doing' or 'not thinking about some-thing'. The adverb blind is mainly used in the context of flying and means 'without being able to see', 'using instruments only'.

    Thesaurus dictionary

    1 sightless, eyeless, unsighted, purblind, stone-blind:
    He has been blind from birth.
    2 imperceptive, slow, insensitive, thick, dense, obtuse, stupid, weak-minded, dull-witted, slow-witted, dim-witted, Colloq Brit gormless:
    How blind some parents are! There's another case of the blind leading the blind.
    3 indiscriminate, undiscriminating, heedless, reckless, rash, impetuous, inconsiderate, unreasoning, mindless, senseless, thoughtless, unthinking, irrational, delusional:
    He did her bidding with the blind obedience of a dog.
    4 blind to. unaware or unconscious of, impervious or insensible to, unaffected or untouched or unmoved by:
    The critics were blind to her merits as a novelist till many years had passed.
    5 deceive, blindfold, blinker; bamboozle, hoodwink, fool:
    Wolsey could not blind himself to the true condition of the church. How jealousy blinds people!
    6 conceal, hide, eclipse, overshadow; dazzle, blindfold:
    The bright lights of the city blinded our view of the airport runway. Her beauty blinded him to her greed.
    7 shade, curtain, screen, cover, shutter(s), awning:
    The sun is too bright - please draw the blind.
    8 pretence, pretext, front, cover, smokescreen, stratagem, subterfuge, ruse, trick, deception, Colloq dodge; Slang scam:
    The plumbing service is merely a blind for getting into houses to rob them.

    Collocation dictionary


    roller, venetian


    open, pull up, raise | close, draw, lower, pull down


    through a/the ~
    She saw a shadowy figure through the blind.

    1 unable to see


    be, be born | be registered (as) | go
    She went blind at the age of ten.
    | make sb


    totally | almost, virtually | partially


    as blind as a bat, be blind in one eye/in both eyes
    He is almost blind in one eye.

    2 blind to sth: not willing to notice/admit sth


    be, seem | become | make sb


    completely, totally
    His own problems have made him completely blind to the sufferings of others.


    almost, nearly
    The strong light almost blinded him.
    | momentarily, temporarily

    Concise English dictionary

    +people who have severe visual impairments, considered as a group
    +a hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters)
    +something that keeps things out or hinders sight
    +something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity
    +render unable to see
    +make blind by putting the eyes out
    +make dim by comparison or conceal
    +unable to see
    +unable or unwilling to perceive or understand
    +not based on reason or evidence