Gazebo vs Canopy - What's the difference?

gazebo | canopy |


As nouns the difference between gazebo and canopy

is that gazebo is a belvedere, either a type of summer-house or a roofed, detached porch-like structure, usually in a yard, park or lawn while canopy is a high cover providing shelter, such as a cloth supported above an object, particularly over a bed.

As a verb canopy is

to cover with or as if with a canopy.

gazebo

English

(wikipedia gazebo)

Noun

(en-noun)
  • A belvedere, either a type of summer-house or a roofed, detached porch-like structure, usually in a yard, park or lawn.
  • canopy

    English

    Noun

    (canopies)
  • A high cover providing shelter, such as a cloth supported above an object, particularly over a bed.
  • * Dryden
  • golden canopies and beds of state
  • Any overhanging or projecting roof structure, typically over entrances or doors.
  • The zone of the highest foliage and branches of a forest.
  • In an airplane, the transparent cockpit cover.
  • In a parachute, the cloth that fills with air and thus limits the falling speed.
  • Verb

    (en-verb)
  • To cover with or as if with a canopy.
  • * Milton
  • A bank with ivy canopied .
  • To go through the canopy of a forest on a zipline.
  • See also

    * canopied * canopy bed English eponyms