Cover - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- bedding that keeps a person warm in bed (syn: blanket)
- the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it (syn: covering, masking, screening)
- the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book (syn: back, binding)
- a natural object that covers or envelops (syn: covering)
- fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations
- a fixed charge by a restaurant or nightclub over and above the charge for food and drink
- a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else
- a false identity and background (especially one created for an undercover agent)
- form a cover over
- span an interval of distance, space or time (syn: continue, extend)
- provide for
- act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression (syn: address, deal, handle, plow, treat)
- travel across or pass over (syn: cross, get across, get over, pass over, track, traverse)
- be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism (syn: report)
- hold within range of an aimed firearm
- to take an action to protect against future problems
- hide from view or knowledge (syn: cover up)
- protect or defend (a position in a game)
- maintain a check on; especially by patrolling
- protect by insurance (syn: insure, underwrite)
- make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities (syn: compensate)
- invest with a large or excessive amount of something
- help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities
- be sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of
- spread over a surface to conceal or protect
- cover as if with a shroud (syn: enshroud, hide, shroud)
- copulate with a female, used especially of horses (syn: breed)
- put something on top of something else (syn: overlay)
- play a higher card than the one previously played
- be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game
- sit on (eggs) (syn: brood, hatch, incubate)
- clothe, as if for protection from the elements (syn: wrap up)
The gardener covered the soil with mulch.
The furniture had been covered in a protective cloth.
We covered the stains on the wall with a fresh coat of paint.
You should cover your mouth when you cough.
She covered her head with a scarf.
Tables covered with white linen
Lakes cover much of the state.
The hikers covered long distances every day.
The bird may cover thousands of miles during its migration.
She placed a cover over the pan so that the oil wouldn't spatter.
I put a cover on the sofa to protect it.
I lifted the cover of the box and peaked inside.
There's a picture of the author on the book's back cover.
The singer is posing in jeans and cowboy boots on the album cover.
The jewel box had a carved wooden cover.
present participle: covering
past tense: covered
past participle: covered