cover

meaning: fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations (noun)

example:artillery provided covering fire for the withdrawal

synonyms:covering fire,


meaning: the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it (noun)

example:the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft

synonyms:screening,


meaning: a false identity and background, especially one created for an undercover agent (noun)

example:The new name and passport are cover for their next assignment.


meaning: the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book (noun)

synonyms:back, binding, book binding,


meaning: bedding that keeps a person warm in bed (noun)

example:They pulled the covers over their head and went to sleep.

synonyms:blanket,


meaning: a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else (noun)

example:they made a cover of a Beatles' song

synonyms:cover version, cover song,


meaning: a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something (noun)

synonyms:covert, concealment, screen,


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

synonyms:top,


meaning: a natural object that covers or envelops (noun)

example:under a covering of dust

synonyms:covering,


meaning: a fixed charge by a restaurant or nightclub over and above the charge for food and drink (noun)

synonyms:cover charge,


meaning: to clothe, as if for protection from the elements (verb)

example:Cover your head!

synonyms:wrap up,


meaning: to sit on eggs (verb)

synonyms:hatch, brood, incubate,


meaning: to protect, as by an insurance policy (verb)

example:The insurance won't cover this.

synonyms:insure, underwrite,


meaning: to be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism (verb)

synonyms:report,


meaning: to maintain a check on (verb)


meaning: to act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression (verb)

synonyms:deal, handle, plow, address, treat,


meaning: to hold within range of an aimed firearm (verb)


meaning: to protect or defend a position in a game (verb)

example:I covered left field.


meaning: to be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game (verb)


meaning: to play a higher card than the one previously played (verb)

example:Smith covered again


meaning: to form a cover over (verb)

example:The grass covered the grave.

synonyms:spread over,


meaning: to provide with a covering or cause to be covered (verb)

example:Cover their face with a handkerchief.


meaning: to put something on top of something else (verb)

example:cover the meat with a lot of gravy

synonyms:overlay,


meaning: to copulate with a female, used especially of horses (verb)

example:The horse covers the mare

synonyms:breed,


meaning: to cover as if with a shroud (verb)

synonyms:hide, shroud, enshroud,


meaning: to travel across or pass over (verb)

example:The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day

synonyms:traverse,


meaning: to spread over a surface to conceal or protect (verb)

example:This paint covers well


meaning: to hide from view or knowledge (verb)

example:The President covered the fact that the offices in the White House were bugged.

synonyms:cover up,


meaning: to be sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of (verb)

example:Is this enough to cover the check?


meaning: to take an action to protect against future problems (verb)

example:Count the cash in the drawer twice just to cover yourself


meaning: to help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming their responsibilities (verb)

example:I'm glad you're covering for our secretary who is ill this week.


meaning: to invest with a large or excessive amount of something (verb)

example:They covered us with glory.


meaning: to include in scope (verb)

synonyms:embrace,


meaning: to make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities (verb)

synonyms:compensate, overcompensate,


meaning: to provide for (verb)

example:The grant doesn't cover my salary.


meaning: to span an interval of distance, space or time (verb)

synonyms:extend, continue,