(noun, verb)


1. any broad thin expanse or surface

- a sheet of ice

Definition categories: object, expanse

2. paper used for writing or printing

Definition categories: communication, paper

3. bed linen consisting of a large rectangular piece of cotton or linen cloth; used in pairs

Definition categories: man–made

4. (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape

Similar word(s): plane

Definition categories: shape, form

5. newspaper with half-size pages

Similar word(s): rag, tabloid

Definition categories: communication, newspaper, paper

6. a flat artifact that is thin relative to its length and width

Definition categories: man–made, artefact, artifact

7. (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind

Similar word(s): mainsheet, shroud, tack

Definition categories: man–made, line

8. a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel

Similar word(s): canvas, canvass, sail

Definition categories: man–made

Sentences with sheet as a noun:

- fore sheets; stern sheets


1. come down as if in sheets

- The rain was sheeting down during the monsoon

Definition categories: weather, pelt, pour, stream

2. cover with a sheet, as if by wrapping

- sheet the body

Definition categories: contact, cover

Sentences with sheet as a verb:

- Remember to sheet the floor before you start painting.

- We couldn't go out because the rain was sheeting down all day long.