Dictionary Results for cover


1. cover - noun

· 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"

Synonym(s): screen, covert, concealment

Hypernym(s): covering




2. cover - noun

· bedding that keeps a person warm in bed; "he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep"

Synonym(s): blanket

Hypernym(s): bedclothes, bed_clothing, bedding




3. cover - noun

· the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it; "the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft"

Synonym(s): covering, screening, masking

Hypernym(s): concealment, concealing, hiding




4. cover - noun

· the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book; "the book had a leather binding"

Synonym(s): binding, book_binding, back

Hypernym(s): protective_covering, protective_cover, protection




5. cover - noun

· a natural object that covers or envelops; "under a covering of dust"; "the fox was flushed from its cover"

Synonym(s): covering, natural_covering

Hypernym(s): natural_object




6. cover - noun

· 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"

Synonym(s): top

Hypernym(s): covering




7. cover - noun

· fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations; "artillery provided covering fire for the withdrawal"

Synonym(s): covering_fire

Hypernym(s): fire, firing




8. cover - noun

· a fixed charge by a restaurant or nightclub over and above the charge for food and drink

Synonym(s): cover_charge

Hypernym(s): fixed_charge, fixed_cost, fixed_costs




9. cover - noun

· a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else; "they made a cover of a Beatles' song"

Synonym(s): cover_version, cover_song

Hypernym(s): recording




10. cover - noun

· a false identity and background (especially one created for an undercover agent); "her new name and passport are cover for her next assignment"

Hypernym(s): concealment, concealing, hiding




11. cover - verb

· 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"

Antonym(s): uncover




12. cover - verb

· form a cover over; "The grass covered the grave"

Synonym(s): spread_over

Hypernym(s): touch, adjoin, meet, contact




13. cover - verb

· 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"

Synonym(s): continue, extend

Hypernym(s): be




14. cover - verb

· provide for; "The grant doesn't cover my salary"

Hypernym(s): satisfy, fulfill, fulfil, live_up_to




15. cover - verb

· 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"

Synonym(s): treat, handle, plow, deal, address

Hypernym(s): broach, initiate




16. cover - verb

· 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"

Synonym(s): embrace, encompass, comprehend

Hypernym(s): include




17. cover - verb

· travel across or pass over; "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"

Synonym(s): traverse, track, cross, pass_over, get_over, get_across, cut_through, cut_across

Hypernym(s): pass




18. cover - verb

· 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"

Synonym(s): report

Hypernym(s): inform




19. cover - verb

· hold within range of an aimed firearm

Hypernym(s): protect




20. cover - verb

· to take an action to protect against future problems; "Count the cash in the drawer twice just to cover yourself"

Hypernym(s): protect




21. cover - verb

· hide from view or knowledge; "The President covered the fact that he bugged the offices in the White House"

Synonym(s): cover_up

Hypernym(s): hide, conceal




22. cover - verb

· protect or defend (a position in a game); "he covered left field"

Hypernym(s): protect




23. cover - verb

· maintain a check on; especially by patrolling; "The second officer covered the top floor"

Hypernym(s): see, check, insure, see_to_it, ensure, control, ascertain, assure




24. cover - verb

· protect by insurance; "The insurance won't cover this"

Synonym(s): insure, underwrite

Hypernym(s): guarantee, warrant




25. cover - verb

· make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities; "he is compensating for being a bad father"

Synonym(s): compensate, overcompensate

Hypernym(s): compensate, counterbalance, correct, make_up, even_out, even_off, even_up




26. cover - verb

· invest with a large or excessive amount of something; "She covered herself with glory"

Hypernym(s): endow, indue, gift, empower, invest, endue




27. cover - verb

· help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities; "She is covering for our secretary who is ill this week"

Hypernym(s): substitute, deputize, deputise, step_in




28. cover - verb

· be sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of; "Is this enough to cover the check?"

Hypernym(s): be




29. cover - verb

· spread over a surface to conceal or protect; "This paint covers well"

Hypernym(s): hide, conceal




30. cover - verb

· cover as if with a shroud; "The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery"

Synonym(s): shroud, enshroud, hide

Hypernym(s): envelop, enfold, enwrap, wrap, enclose




31. cover - verb

· copulate with a female, used especially of horses; "The horse covers the mare"

Synonym(s): breed

Hypernym(s): copulate, mate, pair, couple




32. cover - verb

· put something on top of something else; "cover the meat with a lot of gravy"

Synonym(s): overlay




33. cover - verb

· play a higher card than the one previously played; "Smith covered again"

Hypernym(s): play




34. cover - verb

· be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game

Hypernym(s): protect




35. cover - verb

· sit on (eggs); "Birds brood"; "The female covers the eggs"

Synonym(s): brood, hatch, incubate

Hypernym(s): reproduce, procreate, multiply




36. cover - verb

· clothe, as if for protection from the elements; "cover your head!"

Synonym(s): wrap_up

Hypernym(s): dress, clothe, enclothe, garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit_out, apparel





Feeling Lucky?

Word Unscrambles for :ascnlmetgyoip yhgopiaoelnsa ussin onceond
Rhymes for :warkentin kwangju poffenberger ovarian

Word Search

The only site you need for word puzzles, home work, anagrams and scrabble games. The best site for two word anagram solutions.
   
UNSCRAMBLE-ANAGRAM
Enter the letters to get anagrams for the word
One Word Two Word
DICTIONARY
Definitions, synonyms, antonyms and related words
 
CROSSWORD FINDER
Enter the word below with '?' to indicate missing letters
RHYME
Enter the word to find the rhymes
 
FIND
Enter the letters of the beginning, middle or end of the word.

Beginning End Middle
Visit anagrammatic.net
Advertisement

Advertisement 2