cover (Meaning)

Wordnet

cover (n)

a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something

bedding that keeps a person warm in bed

the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it

the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book

a natural object that covers or envelops

covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container)

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)

Wordnet

cover (v)

provide with a covering or cause to be covered

form a cover over

span an interval of distance, space or time

provide for

act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression

include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory

travel across or pass over

be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism

hold within range of an aimed firearm

to take an action to protect against future problems

hide from view or knowledge

protect or defend (a position in a game)

maintain a check on; especially by patrolling

protect by insurance

make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities

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

copulate with a female, used especially of horses

put something on top of something else

play a higher card than the one previously played

be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game

sit on (eggs)

clothe, as if for protection from the elements

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cover Sentence Examples

  1. He used a blanket to cover himself from the cold winter night.
  2. The journalist was assigned to cover the breaking news story downtown.
  3. Please make sure to cover the pot while the soup simmers to prevent it from splattering.
  4. The insurance policy was designed to cover any damages to the property in case of a natural disaster.
  5. She carefully arranged the tablecloth to cover the surface before setting the table for dinner.
  6. The book cover displayed an intricate design that caught the attention of passersby.
  7. They decided to cover the walls with a fresh coat of paint to brighten up the room.
  8. The umbrella provided cover from the rain as they hurried along the sidewalk.
  9. The spy used a false identity to cover his tracks while conducting covert operations.
  10. The military unit advanced under the cover of darkness, moving stealthily through the enemy territory.

FAQs About the word cover

a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something, bedding that keeps a person warm in bed, the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing

spell, fill in, stand in,substitute,step in, sub, take over, double (as), relieve,pinch-hit

uncover, uncover, expose,expose,bare, bare,

He used a blanket to cover himself from the cold winter night.

The journalist was assigned to cover the breaking news story downtown.

Please make sure to cover the pot while the soup simmers to prevent it from splattering.

The insurance policy was designed to cover any damages to the property in case of a natural disaster.