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Cover (IPA: /ˈkəvɝ/)


Cover (v. t.)

To overspread the surface of (one thing) with another; as, to cover wood with paint or lacquer; to cover a table with a cloth.

Cover (v. t.)

To envelop; to clothe, as with a mantle or cloak.

Cover (v. t.)

To invest (one's self with something); to bring upon (one's self); as, he covered himself with glory.

Cover (v. t.)

To hide sight; to conceal; to cloak; as, the enemy were covered from our sight by the woods.

Cover (v. t.)

To brood or sit on; to incubate.

Cover (v. t.)

To shelter, as from evil or danger; to protect; to defend; as, the cavalry covered the retreat.

Cover (v. t.)

To remove from remembrance; to put away; to remit.

Cover (v. t.)

To extend over; to be sufficient for; to comprehend, include, or embrace; to account for or solve; to counterbalance; as, a mortgage which fully covers a sum loaned on it; a law which covers all possible cases of a crime; receipts than do not cover expenses.

Cover (v. t.)

To put the usual covering or headdress on.

Cover (v. t.)

To copulate with (a female); to serve; as, a horse covers a mare; -- said of the male.

Cover (n.)

Anything which is laid, set, or spread, upon, about, or over, another thing; an envelope; a lid; as, the cover of a book.

Cover (n.)

Anything which veils or conceals; a screen; disguise; a cloak.

Cover (n.)

Shelter; protection; as, the troops fought under cover of the batteries; the woods afforded a good cover.

Cover (n.)

The woods, underbrush, etc., which shelter and conceal game; covert; as, to beat a cover; to ride to cover.

Cover (n.)

The lap of a slide valve.

Cover (n.)

A tablecloth, and the other table furniture; esp., the table furniture for the use of one person at a meal; as, covers were laid for fifty guests.

Cover (v. i.)

To spread a table for a meal; to prepare a banquet.

Cover

Family of subsets of a set whose union equals the whole set

Cover

Outside envelope/cover of mailed item

Cover

Physical protection from attack

Cover

In law: alternate sources to replace undelivered goods from a repudiated contract

Cover

Mathematical structure mapped onto another instance

Cover Synonyms

Book Binding, Binding, Back

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Blanket

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Cover Charge

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Cover Song, Cover Version

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Masking, Covering, Screening

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Covering, Natural Covering

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Covering Fire

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Screen, Concealment, Covert

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Breed

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Incubate, Brood, Hatch

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Overcompensate, Compensate

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Extend, Continue

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Cover Up

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Encompass, Comprehend, Embrace

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Underwrite, Insure

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Overlay

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Cover (Last Name / Surname)

Cover is the #8,858 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 3,699 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Cover in Spanish is Cubrir

Tagalog Translation

Cover in Tagalog is Isang Tanghalian O Isang Hapunan

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [discussing why a person would wear a hat to cover his face] He's fuck-ugly." - Hot Fuzz

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Artists use lies to tell the truth, while politicians use them to cover the truth up." - V for Vendetta (film)

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Cover it... Cover it... No... No! STOP!" - Fictional last words in films

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Darkness will cover the earth, and thick gloom the nations ..." - Darkness

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Full power? My insurance doesn't cover that! [151]" - El Goonish Shive


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