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cover (n)
Definition: fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations
Example: artillery provided covering fire for the withdrawal.
Definition: fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations
Example: artillery provided covering fire for the withdrawal.
Definition: fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations
Example: artillery provided covering fire for the withdrawal.
cover (v)
Definition: clothe, as if for protection from the elements
Example: cover your head!.
Definition: clothe, as if for protection from the elements
Example: cover your head!.
Definition: clothe, as if for protection from the elements
Example: cover your head!.
cover (n)
Definition: the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
Example: the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft.
Definition: the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
Example: the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft.
Definition: the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
Example: the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft.
cover (v)
Definition: hide from view or knowledge
Example: The President covered the fact that he bugged the offices in the White House.
Definition: hide from view or knowledge
Example: The President covered the fact that he bugged the offices in the White House.
Definition: hide from view or knowledge
Example: The President covered the fact that he bugged the offices in the White House.
cover (v)
Definition: make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities
Example: he is compensating for being a bad father.
Definition: make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities
Example: he is compensating for being a bad father.
Definition: make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities
Example: he is compensating for being a bad father.
cover (v)
Definition: invest with a large or excessive amount of something
Example: She covered herself with glory.
Definition: invest with a large or excessive amount of something
Example: She covered herself with glory.
Definition: invest with a large or excessive amount of something
Example: She covered herself with glory.
cover (v)
Definition: to take an action to protect against future problems
Example: Count the cash in the drawer twice just to cover yourself.
Definition: to take an action to protect against future problems
Example: Count the cash in the drawer twice just to cover yourself.
Definition: to take an action to protect against future problems
Example: Count the cash in the drawer twice just to cover yourself.
cover (v)
Definition: hide from view or knowledge
Example: The President covered the fact that he bugged the offices in the White House.
Definition: hide from view or knowledge
Example: The President covered the fact that he bugged the offices in the White House.
Definition: hide from view or knowledge
Example: The President covered the fact that he bugged the offices in the White House.
cover (v)
Definition: maintain a check on
Example: The second officer covered the top floor.
Definition: maintain a check on
Example: The second officer covered the top floor.
Definition: maintain a check on
Example: The second officer covered the top floor.
cover (v)
Definition: hold within range of an aimed firearm
Definition: hold within range of an aimed firearm
Definition: hold within range of an aimed firearm
cover (n)
Definition: bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
Example: he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep.
Definition: bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
Example: he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep.
Definition: bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
Example: he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep.
cover (v)
Definition: be sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of
Example: Is this enough to cover the check?.
Definition: be sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of
Example: Is this enough to cover the check?.
Definition: be sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of
Example: Is this enough to cover the check?.
cover (v)
Definition: make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities
Example: he is compensating for being a bad father.
Definition: make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities
Example: he is compensating for being a bad father.
Definition: make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities
Example: he is compensating for being a bad father.
cover (v)
Definition: form a cover over
Example: The grass covered the grave.
Definition: form a cover over
Example: The grass covered the grave.
Definition: form a cover over
Example: The grass covered the grave.
cover (n)
Definition: the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book
Example: the book had a leather binding.
Definition: the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book
Example: the book had a leather binding.
Definition: the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book
Example: the book had a leather binding.
cover (v)
Definition: protect or defend (a position in a game)
Example: he covered left field.
Definition: protect or defend (a position in a game)
Example: he covered left field.
Definition: protect or defend (a position in a game)
Example: he covered left field.
cover (n)
Definition: a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else
Example: they made a cover of a Beatles' song.
Definition: a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else
Example: they made a cover of a Beatles' song.
Definition: a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else
Example: they made a cover of a Beatles' song.
cover (v)
Definition: include in scope
Example: This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds. this should cover everyone in the group.
Definition: include in scope
Example: This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds. this should cover everyone in the group.
Definition: include in scope
Example: This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds. this should cover everyone in the group.
cover (n)
Definition: the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
Example: the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft.
Definition: the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
Example: the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft.
Definition: the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
Example: the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft.
cover (v)
Definition: spread over a surface to conceal or protect
Example: This paint covers well.
Definition: spread over a surface to conceal or protect
Example: This paint covers well.
Definition: spread over a surface to conceal or protect
Example: This paint covers well.
cover (v)
Definition: be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism
Example: Snow reported on China in the 1950's. The cub reporter covered New York City.
Definition: be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism
Example: Snow reported on China in the 1950's. The cub reporter covered New York City.
Definition: be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism
Example: Snow reported on China in the 1950's. The cub reporter covered New York City.
cover (v)
Definition: help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities
Example: She is covering for our secretary who is ill this week.
Definition: help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities
Example: She is covering for our secretary who is ill this week.
Definition: help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities
Example: She is covering for our secretary who is ill this week.
cover (v)
Definition: play a higher card than the one previously played
Example: Smith covered again.
Definition: play a higher card than the one previously played
Example: Smith covered again.
Definition: play a higher card than the one previously played
Example: Smith covered again.
cover (v)
Definition: spread over a surface to conceal or protect
Example: This paint covers well.
Definition: spread over a surface to conceal or protect
Example: This paint covers well.
Definition: spread over a surface to conceal or protect
Example: This paint covers well.
cover (v)
Definition: invest with a large or excessive amount of something
Example: She covered herself with glory.
Definition: invest with a large or excessive amount of something
Example: She covered herself with glory.
Definition: invest with a large or excessive amount of something
Example: She covered herself with glory.
cover (n)
Definition: a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else
Example: they made a cover of a Beatles' song.
Definition: a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else
Example: they made a cover of a Beatles' song.
Definition: a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else
Example: they made a cover of a Beatles' song.
cover (n)
Definition: covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container)
Example: he removed the top of the carton. he couldn't get the top off of the bottle. put the cover back on the kettle.
Definition: covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container)
Example: he removed the top of the carton. he couldn't get the top off of the bottle. put the cover back on the kettle.
Definition: covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container)
Example: he removed the top of the carton. he couldn't get the top off of the bottle. put the cover back on the kettle.
cover (n)
Definition: a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
Example: a screen of trees afforded privacy. under cover of darkness. the brush provided a covert for game. the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background.
Definition: a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
Example: a screen of trees afforded privacy. under cover of darkness. the brush provided a covert for game. the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background.
Definition: a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
Example: a screen of trees afforded privacy. under cover of darkness. the brush provided a covert for game. the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background.
cover (n)
Definition: fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations
Example: artillery provided covering fire for the withdrawal.
Definition: fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations
Example: artillery provided covering fire for the withdrawal.
Definition: fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations
Example: artillery provided covering fire for the withdrawal.
cover (v)
Definition: be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game
Definition: be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game
Definition: be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game
cover (v)
Definition: cover as if with a shroud
Example: The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery.
Definition: cover as if with a shroud
Example: The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery.
Definition: cover as if with a shroud
Example: The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery.
cover (v)
Definition: travel across or pass over
Example: The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day.
Definition: travel across or pass over
Example: The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day.
Definition: travel across or pass over
Example: The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day.
cover (n)
Definition: a fixed charge by a restaurant or nightclub over and above the charge for food and drink
Definition: a fixed charge by a restaurant or nightclub over and above the charge for food and drink
Definition: a fixed charge by a restaurant or nightclub over and above the charge for food and drink
cover (v)
Definition: to take an action to protect against future problems
Example: Count the cash in the drawer twice just to cover yourself.
Definition: to take an action to protect against future problems
Example: Count the cash in the drawer twice just to cover yourself.
Definition: to take an action to protect against future problems
Example: Count the cash in the drawer twice just to cover yourself.
cover (v)
Definition: protect by insurance
Example: The insurance won't cover this.
Definition: protect by insurance
Example: The insurance won't cover this.
Definition: protect by insurance
Example: The insurance won't cover this.
cover (n)
Definition: covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container)
Example: he removed the top of the carton. he couldn't get the top off of the bottle. put the cover back on the kettle.
Definition: covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container)
Example: he removed the top of the carton. he couldn't get the top off of the bottle. put the cover back on the kettle.
Definition: covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container)
Example: he removed the top of the carton. he couldn't get the top off of the bottle. put the cover back on the kettle.
cover (v)
Definition: put something on top of something else
Example: cover the meat with a lot of gravy.
Definition: put something on top of something else
Example: cover the meat with a lot of gravy.
Definition: put something on top of something else
Example: cover the meat with a lot of gravy.
cover (v)
Definition: provide for
Example: The grant doesn't cover my salary.
Definition: provide for
Example: The grant doesn't cover my salary.
Definition: provide for
Example: The grant doesn't cover my salary.
cover (n)
Definition: a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
Example: a screen of trees afforded privacy. under cover of darkness. the brush provided a covert for game. the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background.
Definition: a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
Example: a screen of trees afforded privacy. under cover of darkness. the brush provided a covert for game. the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background.
Definition: a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
Example: a screen of trees afforded privacy. under cover of darkness. the brush provided a covert for game. the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background.
cover (v)
Definition: put something on top of something else
Example: cover the meat with a lot of gravy.
Definition: put something on top of something else
Example: cover the meat with a lot of gravy.
Definition: put something on top of something else
Example: cover the meat with a lot of gravy.
cover (v)
Definition: maintain a check on
Example: The second officer covered the top floor.
Definition: maintain a check on
Example: The second officer covered the top floor.
Definition: maintain a check on
Example: The second officer covered the top floor.
cover (v)
Definition: protect by insurance
Example: The insurance won't cover this.
Definition: protect by insurance
Example: The insurance won't cover this.
Definition: protect by insurance
Example: The insurance won't cover this.
cover (n)
Definition: a natural object that covers or envelops
Example: under a covering of dust. the fox was flushed from its cover.
Definition: a natural object that covers or envelops
Example: under a covering of dust. the fox was flushed from its cover.
Definition: a natural object that covers or envelops
Example: under a covering of dust. the fox was flushed from its cover.
cover (v)
Definition: provide for
Example: The grant doesn't cover my salary.
Definition: provide for
Example: The grant doesn't cover my salary.
Definition: provide for
Example: The grant doesn't cover my salary.
cover (v)
Definition: sit on (eggs)
Example: Birds brood. The female covers the eggs.
Definition: sit on (eggs)
Example: Birds brood. The female covers the eggs.
Definition: sit on (eggs)
Example: Birds brood. The female covers the eggs.
cover (v)
Definition: span an interval of distance, space or time
Example: The war extended over five years. The period covered the turn of the century. My land extends over the hills on the horizon. This farm covers some 200 acres. The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles.
Definition: span an interval of distance, space or time
Example: The war extended over five years. The period covered the turn of the century. My land extends over the hills on the horizon. This farm covers some 200 acres. The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles.
Definition: span an interval of distance, space or time
Example: The war extended over five years. The period covered the turn of the century. My land extends over the hills on the horizon. This farm covers some 200 acres. The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles.
cover (v)
Definition: act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression
Example: This book deals with incest. The course covered all of Western Civilization. The new book treats the history of China.
Definition: act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression
Example: This book deals with incest. The course covered all of Western Civilization. The new book treats the history of China.
Definition: act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression
Example: This book deals with incest. The course covered all of Western Civilization. The new book treats the history of China.
cover (v)
Definition: form a cover over
Example: The grass covered the grave.
Definition: form a cover over
Example: The grass covered the grave.
Definition: form a cover over
Example: The grass covered the grave.
cover (v)
Definition: span an interval of distance, space or time
Example: The war extended over five years. The period covered the turn of the century. My land extends over the hills on the horizon. This farm covers some 200 acres. The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles.
Definition: span an interval of distance, space or time
Example: The war extended over five years. The period covered the turn of the century. My land extends over the hills on the horizon. This farm covers some 200 acres. The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles.
Definition: span an interval of distance, space or time
Example: The war extended over five years. The period covered the turn of the century. My land extends over the hills on the horizon. This farm covers some 200 acres. The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles.
cover (n)
Definition: the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book
Example: the book had a leather binding.
Definition: the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book
Example: the book had a leather binding.
Definition: the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book
Example: the book had a leather binding.
cover (n)
Definition: a false identity and background (especially one created for an undercover agent)
Example: her new name and passport are cover for her next assignment.
Definition: a false identity and background (especially one created for an undercover agent)
Example: her new name and passport are cover for her next assignment.
Definition: a false identity and background (especially one created for an undercover agent)
Example: her new name and passport are cover for her next assignment.
cover (v)
Definition: sit on (eggs)
Example: Birds brood. The female covers the eggs.
Definition: sit on (eggs)
Example: Birds brood. The female covers the eggs.
Definition: sit on (eggs)
Example: Birds brood. The female covers the eggs.
cover (v)
Definition: hold within range of an aimed firearm
Definition: hold within range of an aimed firearm
Definition: hold within range of an aimed firearm
cover (v)
Definition: act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression
Example: This book deals with incest. The course covered all of Western Civilization. The new book treats the history of China.
Definition: act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression
Example: This book deals with incest. The course covered all of Western Civilization. The new book treats the history of China.
Definition: act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression
Example: This book deals with incest. The course covered all of Western Civilization. The new book treats the history of China.
cover (v)
Definition: be sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of
Example: Is this enough to cover the check?.
Definition: be sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of
Example: Is this enough to cover the check?.
Definition: be sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of
Example: Is this enough to cover the check?.
cover (v)
Definition: copulate with a female, used especially of horses
Example: The horse covers the mare.
Definition: copulate with a female, used especially of horses
Example: The horse covers the mare.
Definition: copulate with a female, used especially of horses
Example: The horse covers the mare.
cover (n)
Definition: a fixed charge by a restaurant or nightclub over and above the charge for food and drink
Definition: a fixed charge by a restaurant or nightclub over and above the charge for food and drink
Definition: a fixed charge by a restaurant or nightclub over and above the charge for food and drink
cover (v)
Definition: protect or defend (a position in a game)
Example: he covered left field.
Definition: protect or defend (a position in a game)
Example: he covered left field.
Definition: protect or defend (a position in a game)
Example: he covered left field.
cover (n)
Definition: a natural object that covers or envelops
Example: under a covering of dust. the fox was flushed from its cover.
Definition: a natural object that covers or envelops
Example: under a covering of dust. the fox was flushed from its cover.
Definition: a natural object that covers or envelops
Example: under a covering of dust. the fox was flushed from its cover.
cover (v)
Definition: copulate with a female, used especially of horses
Example: The horse covers the mare.
Definition: copulate with a female, used especially of horses
Example: The horse covers the mare.
Definition: copulate with a female, used especially of horses
Example: The horse covers the mare.
cover (n)
Definition: a false identity and background (especially one created for an undercover agent)
Example: her new name and passport are cover for her next assignment.
Definition: a false identity and background (especially one created for an undercover agent)
Example: her new name and passport are cover for her next assignment.
Definition: a false identity and background (especially one created for an undercover agent)
Example: her new name and passport are cover for her next assignment.
cover (n)
Definition: bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
Example: he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep.
Definition: bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
Example: he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep.
Definition: bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
Example: he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep.
cover (v)
Definition: include in scope
Example: This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds. this should cover everyone in the group.
Definition: include in scope
Example: This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds. this should cover everyone in the group.
Definition: include in scope
Example: This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds. this should cover everyone in the group.
cover (v)
Definition: be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game
Definition: be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game
Definition: be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game
cover (v)
Definition: be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism
Example: Snow reported on China in the 1950's. The cub reporter covered New York City.
Definition: be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism
Example: Snow reported on China in the 1950's. The cub reporter covered New York City.
Definition: be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism
Example: Snow reported on China in the 1950's. The cub reporter covered New York City.
cover (v)
Definition: provide with a covering or cause to be covered
Example: cover her face with a handkerchief. cover the child with a blanket. cover the grave with flowers.
Definition: provide with a covering or cause to be covered
Example: cover her face with a handkerchief. cover the child with a blanket. cover the grave with flowers.
Definition: provide with a covering or cause to be covered
Example: cover her face with a handkerchief. cover the child with a blanket. cover the grave with flowers.
cover (v)
Definition: help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities
Example: She is covering for our secretary who is ill this week.
Definition: help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities
Example: She is covering for our secretary who is ill this week.
Definition: help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities
Example: She is covering for our secretary who is ill this week.
cover (v)
Definition: play a higher card than the one previously played
Example: Smith covered again.
Definition: play a higher card than the one previously played
Example: Smith covered again.
Definition: play a higher card than the one previously played
Example: Smith covered again.
cover (v)
Definition: travel across or pass over
Example: The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day.
Definition: travel across or pass over
Example: The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day.
Definition: travel across or pass over
Example: The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day.
cover (v)
Definition: provide with a covering or cause to be covered
Example: cover her face with a handkerchief. cover the child with a blanket. cover the grave with flowers.
Definition: provide with a covering or cause to be covered
Example: cover her face with a handkerchief. cover the child with a blanket. cover the grave with flowers.
Definition: provide with a covering or cause to be covered
Example: cover her face with a handkerchief. cover the child with a blanket. cover the grave with flowers.
cover (v)
Definition: clothe, as if for protection from the elements
Example: cover your head!.
Definition: clothe, as if for protection from the elements
Example: cover your head!.
Definition: clothe, as if for protection from the elements
Example: cover your head!.
cover (v)
Definition: cover as if with a shroud
Example: The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery.
Definition: cover as if with a shroud
Example: The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery.
Definition: cover as if with a shroud
Example: The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery.