Sweater probably means a mini jacket ,one that covers the TOP half of your body. Jacket is prob okay one that you use in cold environments and is casual wear https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloak Cloak means like a bigger jacket like one in a Harry Potter movie I think you classify them in terms of size then

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    Cloaks are generally associated with magicians, vampires, and superheroes. They must have been more widely worn at one time, though, since a "cloakroom" is a room where you hang up your jacket or coat (and can also be a euphemism for a toilet).
    – rjpond
    Sep 10, 2020 at 23:34

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A sweater is usually a knitted garment that you pull on over your head.

A jacket is an upper body garment that opens at the front. It may be the upper half of a man's suit, a similar garment for women, or an outer garment.

A cloak doesn't have sleeves, it is draped over the shoulders. A full-length outer garment with sleeves is a coat or overcoat.

  • so you mean sweater has a hood?
    – Genie
    Sep 11, 2020 at 12:06
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    No, I mean that it doesn't unfasten at the front, so you have to pull the neck of the garment over your head before putting your arms into the sleeves. Sep 11, 2020 at 12:22

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