Definitions of cover

  1.   the front and back covering of a book the book had a leather binding
  2.   hinder or prevent the efforts plans or desires of What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge foil your opponent
  3.   bedding that keeps a person warm in bed he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep
  4.   sit on eggs Birds brood The female covers the eggs
  5.   make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities he is compensating for being a bad father
  6.   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
  7.   a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something they crouched behind the screen under cover of darkness
  8.   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
  9.   fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations artillery provided covering fire for the withdrawal
  10.   the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft
  11.   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
  12.   a natural object that covers or envelops under a covering of dust the fox was flushed from its cover
  13.   a fixed charge by a restaurant or night club over and above the charge for food and drink
  14.   clothe as if for protection from the elements cover your head
  15.   play a higher card than the one previously played Smith covered again
  16.   hide from view or knowledge The President covered the fact that he bugged the offices in the White House
  17.   cover as if with a shroud The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery
  18.   deal with 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
  19.   protect by insurance The insurance won't cover this
  20.   put something on top of something else cover the meat with a lot of gravy
  21.   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
  22.   form a cover over The grass covered the grave
  23.   a false identity and background especially one created for an undercover agent her new name and passport are cover for her next assignment
  24.   a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else they made a cover of a Beatles' song
  25.   maintain a check on especially by patrolling The second officer covered the top floor
  26.   hold within range of an aimed firearm
  27.   protect or defend a position in a game he covered left field
  28.   be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game
  29.   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
  30.   copulate with a female used especially of horses The horse covers the mare
  31.   spread over a surface to conceal or protect This paint covers well
  32.   be sufficient to meet defray or offset the charge or cost of Is this enough to cover the check
  33.   to take an action to protect against future problems Count the cash in the drawer twice just to cover yourself
  34.   help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities She is covering for our secretary who is ill this week
  35.   invest with a large or excessive amount of something She covered herself with glory
  36.   provide for The grant doesn't cover my salary
  37.   To overspread the surface of one thing with another as to cover wood with paint or lacquer to cover a table with a cloth
  38.   To envelop to clothe as with a mantle or cloak
  39.   To invest one's self with something to bring upon one's self as he covered himself with glory
  40.   To hide sight to conceal to cloak as the enemy were covered from our sight by the woods
  41.   To brood or sit on to incubate
  42.   To shelter as from evil or danger to protect to defend as the cavalry covered the retreat
  43.   To remove from remembrance to put away to remit
  44.   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
  45.   To put the usual covering or headdress on
  46.   To copulate with a female to serve as a horse covers a mare said of the male
  47.   Anything which is laid set or spread upon about or over another thing an envelope a lid as the cover of a book
  48.   Anything which veils or conceals a screen disguise a cloak
  49.   Shelter protection as the troops fought under cover of the batteries the woods afforded a good cover
  50.   The woods underbrush etc which shelter and conceal game covert as to beat a cover to ride to cover
  51.   The lap of a slide valve
  52.   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
  53.   To spread a table for a meal to prepare a banquet
  54.   To put something over to conceal to overspread as the top of anything to sit upon or incubate as a hen her eggs to overrun extand thickly over an area to include or be sufflcient for to pass over as a space shelter clothe
  55.   Put on a hat or headdress
  56.   That which is laid on something else a protection a shelter a thicket concealing game the table equipment at a meal especially for one person
  57.   To hide to clothe to shelter to brood or sit on to be sufficient for as to cover expense
  58.   That which covers or protects hunting the retreat of a fox or hare
  59.   To lay a table for a meal to prepare a banquet Shak To cover courtly for a king Greene
  60.   Shelter protection anything that covers
  61.   To spread over hide clothe protect suffice for
  62.   To overspread overlay enwrap hide screen command as with a weapon
  63.   To suffice or compensate for
  64.   To accomplish pass over as a distance
  65.   That which covers a veil or disguise a shelter as a thicket defense protection
  66.   Table furniture for one person
  67.   Dining apparatus for one
  68.   Anything that covers a screen shelter protection the woods underbush c which shelter and conceal game
  69.   To spread over with something to conceal by something overspread or interposed to clothe to overwhelm to conceal from notice or punishment to refrain from disclosing or confessing to wrap or envelop to shelter to incubate to be of equal extent to be equivalent to to include or embrace
  70.   Anything laid or spread over something else anything that veils or conceals disguise shelter protection
  71.   To overspread the surface or top of anything by another thing to veil or conceal from view by some intervening object to clothe to shelter to protect to equal or be equivalent to

Quotes of cover

  1. I'm into a casual -dressing girl blue jeans and a tank top is super sexy But the sexiest thing on a girl when I see it I'm like oh my God is these little tight boxers Don't get me wrong g -strings are fine but those cover a little to where it's just enough – Jensen Ackles
  2. I have no secrets all of these things have been discussed at length in guitar magazines over the years but are far too elaborate to cover in one article – Adrian Belew
  3. I thought it was amazing to work with authors to get a manuscript and try to make up a cover for it – Dick Bruna
  4. We should just get somebody from the left and the right and they should all throw bumper stickers at each other and the first one to cover the other one wins – David Cross
  5. Any fool knows that bravado is always a cover -up for insecurity That's the truth And on that note I'll say goodnight God love you – Bobby Darin
  6. Two women God man Well I'm still living So clearly I must've gotten away with it when I did do it But I don't think it's time to blow my cover now – Peter Gallagher
  7. What do we tell our children Haste makes waste Look before you leap Stop and think Don't judge a book by its cover We believe that we are always better off gathering as much information as possible and spending as much time as possible in deliberation – Malcolm Gladwell
  8. I mean the fight for a health care bill to cover all Americans and leave none behind is attacked as being a race appeal which is not true but then it's put out in the media as true – Jesse Jackson
  9. As fighting in Iraq intensifies President Bush delivered his supplemental war budget to Congress The money will cover 30 days of fighting then we'll be sent one war every other month until we cancel our subscription – Craig Kilborn
  10. For sleep one needs endless depths of blackness to sink into daylight is too shallow it will not cover one – Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  11. For me just being on the cover of a magazine wasn't enough I began to think what value is there in doing something in which you have no creative input – Elle Macpherson
  12. Being on the cover of a magazine with my son is the best thing ever It took me 18 years to get my first cover he gets one at 8 months – Cindy Margolis
  13. I teach at USC and it's obvious to anyone who teaches college students that they don't cover much modern history and certainly not the modern presidency – Robert Scheer
  14. There is a curious relationship between a candidate and the reporters who cover him It can be affected by small things like a competent press staff enough seats sandwiches and briefings and the ability to understand deadlines – Ronald Steel

Usage examples for cover

  1. But after this I'll keep the cover on so no more of my little Bunkers will get into trouble – Six Little Bunkers at Grandpa Ford's by Laura Lee Hope
  2. The next moment two horsemen broke from the dense cover about him and flung out of the saddle – The Law-Breakers by Ridgwell Cullum
  3. “ A hundred and fifty dollars will cover everything – After a Shadow, and Other Stories by T. S. Arthur
  4. She listened carefully and as the sound seemed to come from the basket she removed the cover – Philippine Folk Tales by Mabel Cook Cole
  5. We beat the cover almost to the road – The White Peacock by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
  6. Silvio did not stir but said softly under the bed cover I really mean just what I say – Rico And Wiseli Rico And Stineli, And How Wiseli Was Provided For by Johanna Spyri
  7. She longed to cover them with her hands or bid him look away over the woods and water while he went on saying these sweet things to her – The Rosary by Florence L. Barclay
  8. Cover and cook slowly until very tender – The Myrtle Reed Cook Book by Myrtle Reed
  9. We should be under cover now – Captain Jim by Mary Grant Bruce
  10. What have you at that corner there under the cover – The Parent's Assistant by Maria Edgeworth
  11. “ I doubt if a yacht could take us there said Heath smiling as if to cover something grave or sad – The Way of Ambition by Robert Hichens
  12. Neither was there any name save her own on the cover – The Precipice by Elia Wilkinson Peattie
  13. As we wanted to be together we did not go to the theatre that day and when we got home I did not wait for Marcoline to undress to cover her with kisses – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  14. Then there was another ten minutes' wait that the girls tried to cover with conversation – Grace Harlowe's Senior Year at High School or The Parting of the Ways by Jessie Graham Flower
  15. Remain under cover inside the room but in sight of the stairway ” – The Boy Volunteers with the Submarine Fleet by Kenneth Ward
  16. The book is alive from cover to cover – The Teaching of Geometry by David Eugene Smith
  17. She had read The Family Poetry Book through from cover to cover a hundred times at least – The Heart of Arethusa by Francis Barton Fox
  18. It had need to keep its head under cover – Church and State as Seen in the Formation of Christendom by T. W. Allies
  19. Will they never fight except under cover – Janice Meredith by Paul Leicester Ford
  20. Cover one half of meat with cold water – Foods That Will Win The War And How To Cook Them (1918) by C. Houston Goudiss and Alberta M. Goudiss

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