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Cover — synonyms, cover antonyms, definition

1. cover (Noun)

154 synonyms
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10 definitions

cover (Noun) — A covering that serves to conceal or shelter something. ex. "under cover of darkness"

cover (Noun) — Bedding that keeps a person warm in bed. ex. "he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep"

cover (Noun) — The act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it. ex. "the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft"

cover (Noun) — The protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book. ex. "the book had a leather cover"

cover (Noun) — A natural object that covers or envelops. ex. "the fox was flushed from its cover"

cover (Noun) — Covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container). ex. "put the cover back on the kettle"

cover (Noun) — Fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations. ex. "artillery provided cover for the withdrawal"

cover (Noun) — A fixed charge by a restaurant or nightclub over and above the charge for food and drink.

cover (Noun) — A recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else. ex. "they made a cover of a Beatles' song"

cover (Noun) — A false identity and background (especially one created for an undercover agent). ex. "her new name and passport are cover for her next assignment"

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2 parts of
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2. cover (Verb)

165 synonyms
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1 antonym
26 definitions

cover (Verb) — Provide with a covering or cause to be covered. ex. "cover her face with a handkerchief" ex. "cover the child with a blanket" ex. "cover the grave with flowers"

cover (Verb) — Form a cover over. ex. "The grass covered the grave"

cover (Verb) — Span an interval of distance, space or time. ex. "The period covered the turn of the century" ex. "This farm covers some 200 acres"

cover (Verb) — Provide for. ex. "The grant doesn't cover my salary"

cover (Verb) — Act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression. ex. "The course covered all of Western Civilization"

cover (Verb) — Include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory. ex. "this should cover everyone in the group"

cover (Verb) — Travel across or pass over. ex. "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"

cover (Verb) — Be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism. ex. "The cub reporter covered New York City"

cover (Verb) — Hold within range of an aimed firearm.

cover (Verb) — To take an action to protect against future problems. ex. "Count the cash in the drawer twice just to cover yourself"

cover (Verb) — Hide from view or knowledge. ex. "The President covered the fact that he bugged the offices in the White House"

cover (Verb) — Protect or defend (a position in a game). ex. "he covered left field"

cover (Verb) — Maintain a check on; especially by patrolling. ex. "The second officer covered the top floor"

cover (Verb) — Protect by insurance. ex. "The insurance won't cover this"

cover (Verb) — Make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities. ex. "he is covering for being a bad father"

cover (Verb) — Invest with a large or excessive amount of something. ex. "She covered herself with glory"

cover (Verb) — Help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities. ex. "She is covering for our secretary who is ill this week"

cover (Verb) — Be sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of. ex. "Is this enough to cover the check?"

cover (Verb) — Spread over a surface to conceal or protect. ex. "This paint covers well"

cover (Verb) — Cover as if with a shroud. ex. "The origins of this civilization are covered in mystery"

cover (Verb) — (animal husbandry) copulate with a female, used especially of horses. ex. "The horse covers the mare"

cover (Verb) — Put something on top of something else. ex. "cover the meat with a lot of gravy"

cover (Verb) — (card game) play a higher card than the one previously played. ex. "Smith covered again"

cover (Verb) — Be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game.

cover (Verb) — Sit on (eggs). ex. "The female covers the eggs"

cover (Verb) — Clothe, as if for protection from the elements. ex. "cover your head!"

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