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
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
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)
meaning: bedding that keeps a person warm in bed (noun)
example:They pulled the covers over their head and went to sleep.
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
meaning: a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something (noun)
meaning: covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container) (noun)
meaning: a natural object that covers or envelops (noun)
example:under a covering of dust
meaning: a fixed charge by a restaurant or nightclub over and above the charge for food and drink (noun)
meaning: to clothe, as if for protection from the elements (verb)
example:Cover your head!
meaning: to sit on eggs (verb)
meaning: to protect, as by an insurance policy (verb)
example:The insurance won't cover this.
meaning: to be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism (verb)
meaning: to maintain a check on (verb)
meaning: to act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression (verb)
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.
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
meaning: to copulate with a female, used especially of horses (verb)
example:The horse covers the mare
meaning: to cover as if with a shroud (verb)
meaning: to travel across or pass over (verb)
example:The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day
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.
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)
meaning: to make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities (verb)
meaning: to provide for (verb)
example:The grant doesn't cover my salary.
meaning: to span an interval of distance, space or time (verb)