cover

1. verb
1)

she covered her face with a towel

Syn:
protect, shield, shelter; hide, conceal, veil
Ant:
expose, reveal
2)

his car was covered in mud

Syn:
cake, coat, encrust, plaster, smother, daub, bedaub
3)

snow covered the fields

Syn:
blanket, overlay, overspread, carpet, coat; literary mantle
4)

a course covering all aspects of the business

Syn:
deal with, consider, take in, include, involve, comprise, incorporate, embrace
5)

the trial was covered by several newspapers

Syn:
report on, write about, describe, commentate on, publish/broadcast details of
6)

he turned on the radio to cover the noise of the air conditioner

Syn:
mask, disguise, hide, camouflage, muffle, block out, stifle, smother
7)

I'm covering for Jill

Syn:
stand in for, fill in for, deputize for, take over from, relieve, take the place of, sit in for, understudy, hold the fort; informal sub for, pinch-hit for
8)

can you make enough to cover your costs?

Syn:
pay (for), be enough for, fund, finance; pay back, make up for, offset
9)

your home is covered against damage and loss

Syn:
insure, protect, secure, underwrite, assure, indemnify
10)

we covered ten miles each day

Syn:
travel, journey, go, do, traverse
2. noun
1)

a protective cover

a manhole cover

See covering 1. 1)

2)

a book cover

Syn:
binding, jacket, dust jacket, dust cover, wrapper
3) (covers)

she pulled the covers over her head

Syn:
bedding, bedclothes, sheets, blankets
4)

a thick cover of snow

Syn:
coating, coat, covering, layer, carpet, blanket, overlay, dusting, film, sheet, veneer, crust, skin, cloak, mantle, veil, pall, shroud
5)

panicking onlookers ran for cover

Syn:
shelter, protection, refuge, sanctuary, haven, hiding place
6)

there is considerable game cover around the lake

Syn:
undergrowth, vegetation, greenery, woodland, trees, bushes, brush, scrub, plants; covert, thicket, copse
7)

the company was a cover for an international swindle

Syn:
front, facade, smokescreen, screen, blind, camouflage, disguise, mask, cloak
8)

on weekends there's a cover to get in the bar

Syn:
cover charge, entry charge, entrance fee, admission charge, price of admission

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