English dictionary definition of:

cover


Noun

  • fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations
  • the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
  • a false identity and background (especially one created for an undercover agent)
  • the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book
  • bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
  • a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else
  • a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
  • covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container)
  • a natural object that covers or envelops
  • a fixed charge by a restaurant or nightclub over and above the charge for food and drink

Verb

  • clothe, as if for protection from the elements
  • sit on (eggs)
  • protect by insurance
  • be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism
  • maintain a check on; especially by patrolling
  • act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression
  • hold within range of an aimed firearm
  • protect or defend (a position in a game)
  • be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game
  • play a higher card than the one previously played
  • form a cover over
  • provide with a covering or cause to be covered
  • put something on top of something else
  • copulate with a female, used especially of horses
  • cover as if with a shroud
  • travel across or pass over
  • spread over a surface to conceal or protect
  • hide from view or knowledge
  • be sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of
  • to take an action to protect against future problems
  • help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities
  • invest with a large or excessive amount of something
  • include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory
  • make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities
  • provide for
  • span an interval of distance, space or time

Thesaurus

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Spellzone course content

View spelling list Short /u/ spelled o and learn about the word cover in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 6. Short vowels e.g. e or ea? o or u? .

Scrabble score for cover


Scrabble score = 10

generated at 05:13:59 on 19-10-19

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