Textual thesaurus for "gloss"

(noun) semblance, color, colour

an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading

he hoped his claims would have a semblance of authenticity; he tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction; the situation soon took on a different color

(noun) burnish, polish, glossiness

the property of being smooth and shiny

(noun) glossary

an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge; usually published as an appendix to a text on that field

(noun) rubric

an explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text

(verb) color, colour

give a deceptive explanation or excuse for

color a lie

(verb) comment, annotate

provide interlinear explanations for words or phrases

He annotated on what his teacher had written