English dictionary definition of:

cover


Noun

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

Verb

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

Thesaurus

address   back   binding   blanket   breed   brood   compensate   comprehend   concealment   continue   covering   covert   cross   deal   embrace   encompass   enshroud   extend   handle   hatch   hide   incubate   insure   masking   overcompensate   overlay   plow American English spelling   report   screen   screening   shroud   top   track   traverse   treat   underwrite  

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 10:06:01 on 17-05-22

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