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cover

cover as in a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
  • "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"

Synonyms

  • screentest or examine for the presence of disease or infection; examine methodically; examine in order to test suitability; project onto a screen for viewing; prevent from entering; separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff ; protect, hide, or conceal from danger or harm ; a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing ; a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight; the display that is electronically created on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube ; a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something; a protective covering consisting of netting; the personnel of the film industry; a strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles ; partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space
  • covertsecret or hidden; (of a wife) being under the protection of her husband; a flock of coots ; a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
  • concealmentthe condition of being concealed or hidden ; a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something; the activity of keeping something secret
cover as in bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
  • "he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep"

Synonyms

  • blanketbroad in scope or content; cover as if with a blanket; form a blanket-like cover (over) ; bedding that keeps a person warm in bed; anything that covers; a layer of lead surrounding the highly reactive core of a nuclear reactor
cover as in the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
  • "the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft"

Synonyms

  • coveringa natural object that covers or envelops; an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it) ; the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it; the act of protecting something by covering it ; the work of applying something
  • screeningthe display of a motion picture ; fabric of metal or plastic mesh ; the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it; testing objects or persons in order to identify those with particular characteristics
  • maskingthe act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it; the blocking of one sensation resulting from the presence of another sensation; scenery used to block the audience's view of parts of the stage that should not be seen
cover as in the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book
  • "the book had a leather binding"

Synonyms

  • bindingexecuted with proper legal authority; the capacity to attract and hold something ; strip sewn over or along an edge for reinforcement or decoration ; the act of applying a bandage ; one of a pair of mechanical devices that are attached to a ski and that will grip a ski boot; the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book
  • book bindingthe protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book
  • backrelated to or located at the back; located at or near the back of an animal; of an earlier date; in or to or toward a former location; at or to or toward the back or rear; in or to or toward an original condition; in or to or toward a past time; in reply; in repayment or retaliation; be behind; travel backward; give support or one's approval to; cause to travel backward; support financial backing for; be in back of; place a bet on; shift to a counterclockwise direction; establish as valid or genuine; strengthen by providing with a back or backing ; the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine; the side that goes last or is not normally seen; the part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer; (football) a person who plays in the backfield ; the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord; the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book; the part of a garment that covers the back of your body; a support that you can lean against while sitting; (American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed behind the line of scrimmage
cover as in a natural object that covers or envelops
  • "under a covering of dust"
  • "the fox was flushed from its cover"

Synonyms

  • coveringa natural object that covers or envelops; an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it) ; the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it; the act of protecting something by covering it ; the work of applying something
  • natural coveringa natural object that covers or envelops
cover as in covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container)
  • "he removed the top of the carton"
  • "he couldn't get the top off of the bottle"
  • "put the cover back on the kettle"

Synonyms

  • topsituated at the top or highest position; be superior or better than some standard; pass by, over, or under without making contact; be at the top of or constitute the top or highest point; be ahead of others; provide with a top or finish the top (of a structure); reach or ascend the top of; strike (the top part of a ball in golf, baseball, or pool) giving it a forward spin ; cut the top off; be the culminating event; finish up or conclude; the upper part of anything; the highest or uppermost side of anything; the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill); the first half of an inning; the highest level or degree attainable; the greatest possible intensity; platform surrounding the head of a lower mast ; a conical child's plaything tapering to a steel point on which it can be made to spin; covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container); a garment (especially for women) that extends from the shoulders to the waist or hips; a canvas tent to house the audience at a circus performance
cover as in fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations
  • "artillery provided covering fire for the withdrawal"

Synonyms

  • covering firefire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations
cover as in a fixed charge by a restaurant or nightclub over and above the charge for food and drink

    Synonyms

    • cover chargea fixed charge by a restaurant or nightclub over and above the charge for food and drink
    cover as in a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else
    • "they made a cover of a Beatles' song"

    Synonyms

    • cover versiona recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else
    • cover songa recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else
    cover as in a false identity and background (especially one created for an undercover agent)
    • "her new name and passport are cover for her next assignment"
    cover as in provide with a covering or cause to be covered
    • "cover her face with a handkerchief"
    • "cover the child with a blanket"
    • "cover the grave with flowers"
    cover as in form a cover over
    • "The grass covered the grave"

    Synonyms

    • spread overform a cover over
    cover as in span an interval of distance, space or time
    • "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"

    Synonyms

    • continuecontinue a certain state, condition, or activity; continue talking; keep or maintain in unaltered condition; move ahead; allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature; do something repeatedly and showing no intention to stop; continue after an interruption; continue in a place, position, or situation; span an interval of distance, space or time; exist over a prolonged period of time
    • extendextend in scope or range or area; stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; span an interval of distance, space or time; make available; thrust or extend out; reach outward in space; offer verbally; extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body; expand the influence of; lengthen in time; extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length; cause to move at full gallop; open or straighten out; use to the utmost; prolong the time allowed for payment of; continue or extend; increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance
    cover as in provide for
    • "The grant doesn't cover my salary"
    cover as in act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression
    • "This book deals with incest"
    • "The course covered all of Western Civilization"
    • "The new book treats the history of China"

    Synonyms

    • treatsomething considered choice to eat ; an occurrence that causes special pleasure or delight ; interact in a certain way; subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition; provide treatment for; act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression; provide with a gift or entertainment; provide with choice or abundant food or drink; engage in negotiations in order to reach an agreement; regard or consider in a specific way
    • handlethe appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; be in charge of, act on, or dispose of; interact in a certain way; act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression; touch, lift, or hold with the hands; handle effectively; show and train
    • plowa farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing ; to break and turn over earth especially with a plow; act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression; move in a way resembling that of a plow cutting into or going through the soil
    • deala particular instance of buying or selling; an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each; (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; a plank of softwood (fir or pine board) ; wood that is easy to saw (from conifers such as pine or fir) ; the cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time; the type of treatment received (especially as the result of an agreement); the act of distributing playing cards; the act of apportioning or distributing something; act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression; take into consideration for exemplifying purposes; take action with respect to (someone or something); succeed in doing, achieving, or producing (something) with the limited or inadequate means available; administer or bestow, as in small portions; do business; be in charge of, act on, or dispose of; behave in a certain way towards others; distribute cards to the players in a game; direct the course of; give out as one's portion or share ; give (a specific card) to a player; sell
    • address(computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored ; the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with ; the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience; the manner of speaking to another individual; a sign in front of a house or business carrying the conventional form by which its location is described ; written directions for finding some location; the stance assumed by a golfer in preparation for hitting a golf ball ; social skill ; speak to; give a speech to; put an address on (an envelope) ; direct a question at someone ; address or apply oneself to something, direct one's efforts towards something, such as a question ; greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name; access or locate by address ; act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression; speak to someone ; adjust and aim (a golf ball) at in preparation of hitting
    cover as in include in scope
    • "include as part of something broader"
    • "have as one's sphere or territory"
    • "This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds"
    • "this should cover everyone in the group"

    Synonyms

    • embracethe act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection) ; the state of taking in or encircling; a close affectionate and protective acceptance; include in scope; hold (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness; take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own
    • encompassinclude in scope
    • comprehendget the meaning of something; to become aware of through the senses; include in scope
    cover as in travel across or pass over
    • "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"

    Synonyms

    • traversea horizontal beam that extends across something ; a horizontal crosspiece across a window or separating a door from a window over it ; taking a zigzag path on skis ; travel across ; travel across or pass over; to cover or extend over an area or time period; deny formally (an allegation of fact by the opposing party) in a legal suit
    • tracka line or route along which something travels or moves; evidence pointing to a possible solution; a pair of parallel rails providing a runway for wheels ; a course over which races are run ; a distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc; an endless metal belt on which tracked vehicles move over the ground ; (computer science) one of the circular magnetic paths on a magnetic disk that serve as a guide for writing and reading data ; a groove on a phonograph recording ; a bar or pair of parallel bars of rolled steel making the railway along which railroad cars or other vehicles can roll ; any road or path affording passage especially a rough one ; the act of participating in an athletic competition involving running on a track ; carry on the feet and deposit; observe or plot the moving path of something; go after with the intent to catch; travel across or pass over; make tracks upon
    • crossextending or lying across; annoyed and irritable ; a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece ; a marking that consists of lines that cross each other ; a representation of the structure on which Jesus was crucified; any affliction that causes great suffering; (genetics) an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock; (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids ; travel across or pass over; meet at a point ; hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; fold so as to resemble a cross; to cover or extend over an area or time period; meet and pass; trace a line through or across; breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties
    • pass overbypass; make a passage or journey from one place to another; travel across or pass over; fly over; rub with a circular motion
    • get overtravel across or pass over; to bring (a necessary but unpleasant task) to an end; improve in health; get on top of
    • get acrosscommunicate successfully; become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions; travel across or pass over
    • cut throughtravel across or pass over
    • cut acrosstravel across or pass over; be contrary to ordinary procedure or limitations; cut using a diagonal line
    cover as in be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism
    • "Snow reported on China in the 1950's"
    • "The cub reporter covered New York City"

    Synonyms

    • reportto give an account or representation of in words; announce as the result of an investigation or experience or finding; announce one's presence; make known to the authorities; be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism; complain about; a written document describing the findings of some individual or group; the act of informing by verbal report; a short account of the news; a sharp explosive sound (especially the sound of a gun firing); a written evaluation of a student's scholarship and deportment; an essay (especially one written as an assignment); the general estimation that the public has for a person
    cover as in hold within range of an aimed firearm
      cover as in to take an action to protect against future problems
      • "Count the cash in the drawer twice just to cover yourself"
      cover as in hide from view or knowledge
      • "The President covered the fact that he bugged the offices in the White House"

      Synonyms

      • cover uphide from view or knowledge
      cover as in protect or defend (a position in a game)
      • "he covered left field"
      cover as in maintain a check on
      • "especially by patrolling"
      • "The second officer covered the top floor"
      cover as in protect by insurance
      • "The insurance won't cover this"

      Synonyms

      • insurebe careful or certain to do something; make certain of; protect by insurance; take out insurance for
      • underwriteguarantee financial support of; protect by insurance
      cover as in make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities
      • "he is compensating for being a bad father"

      Synonyms

      • compensateadjust for; make amends for; make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities; make reparations or amends for; do or give something to somebody in return; make payment to
      • overcompensatemake up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities; make excessive corrections for fear of making an error
      cover as in invest with a large or excessive amount of something
      • "She covered herself with glory"
      cover as in help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities
      • "She is covering for our secretary who is ill this week"
      cover as in be sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of
      • "Is this enough to cover the check?"
      cover as in spread over a surface to conceal or protect
      • "This paint covers well"
      cover as in cover as if with a shroud
      • "The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery"

      Synonyms

      • shrouda line that suspends the harness from the canopy of a parachute ; (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind ; burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped ; cover as if with a shroud; form a cover like a shroud; wrap in a shroud
      • enshroudcover as if with a shroud
      • hidethe dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal) ; body covering of a living animal ; prevent from being seen or discovered; be or go into hiding; cover as if with a shroud; make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing
      cover as in copulate with a female, used especially of horses
      • "The horse covers the mare"

      Synonyms

      • breeda special variety of domesticated animals within a species; a special type; call forth ; copulate with a female, used especially of horses; cause to procreate (animals); have young (animals) or reproduce (organisms)
      cover as in put something on top of something else
      • "cover the meat with a lot of gravy"

      Synonyms

      • overlayput something on top of something else; kill by lying on; protective covering consisting, for example, of a layer of boards applied to the studs and joists of a building to strengthen it and serve as a foundation for a weatherproof exterior ; a layer of decorative material (such as gold leaf or wood veneer) applied over a surface
      cover as in play a higher card than the one previously played
      • "Smith covered again"
      cover as in be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game
        cover as in sit on (eggs)
        • "Birds brood"
        • "The female covers the eggs"

        Synonyms

        • broodthe young of an animal cared for at one time ; think moodily or anxiously about something ; hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing; be in a huff and display one's displeasure; be in a huff; sit on (eggs)
        • hatchthe production of young from an egg ; shading consisting of multiple crossing lines ; a sloping rear car door that is lifted to open ; a movable barrier covering a hatchway ; emerge from the eggs; devise or invent; inlay with narrow strips or lines of a different substance such as gold or silver, for the purpose of decorating ; draw, cut, or engrave lines, usually parallel, on metal, wood, or paper; sit on (eggs)
        • incubategrow under conditions that promote development ; sit on (eggs)
        cover as in clothe, as if for protection from the elements
        • "cover your head!"

        Synonyms

        • wrap uparrange or fold as a cover or protection; finish a task completely; form a cylinder by rolling; clothe, as if for protection from the elements