Synonyms of plaster


1. plaster, mixture, covering material

usage: a mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water; hardens into a smooth solid; used to cover walls and ceilings

2. plaster of Paris, plaster, calcium sulphate, calcium sulfate

usage: any of several gypsum cements; a white powder (a form of calcium sulphate) that forms a paste when mixed with water and hardens into a solid; used in making molds and sculptures and casts for broken limbs

3. poultice, cataplasm, plaster, dressing, medical dressing

usage: a medical dressing consisting of a soft heated mass of meal or clay that is spread on a cloth and applied to the skin to treat inflamed areas or improve circulation etc.

4. plaster, plasterwork, surface

usage: a surface of hardened plaster (as on a wall or ceiling); "there were cracks in the plaster"

5. plaster, adhesive plaster, sticking plaster, adhesive tape

usage: adhesive tape used in dressing wounds


1. plaster, plaster over, stick on, cover

usage: apply a heavy coat to

2. plaster, beplaster, cover

usage: cover conspicuously or thickly, as by pasting something on; "The demonstrators plastered the hallways with posters"; "She let the walls of the apartment be beplastered with stucco"

3. plaster, affix, stick on

usage: affix conspicuously; "She plastered warnings all over the wall"

4. plaster, cover

usage: apply a plaster cast to; "plaster the broken arm"

5. plaster, daub, coat, surface

usage: coat with plaster; "daub the wall"

6. poultice, plaster, dress

usage: dress by covering with a therapeutic substance

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