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cover (n):
fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations
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artillery provided covering fire for the withdrawal
cover (n):
the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
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the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft
Related Words: ingmaskingscreening
cover (n):
a false identity and background (especially one created for an undercover agent)
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her new name and passport are cover for her next assignment
cover (n):
the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book
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the book had a leather binding
Related Words: backbinding
cover (n):
bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
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he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep
cover (n):
a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else
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they made a cover of a Beatles' song
cover (n):
a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
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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
cover (n):
covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container)
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he removed the top of the carton.
he couldn't get the top off of the bottle.
put the cover back on the kettle
cover (n):
a natural object that covers or envelops
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under a covering of dust.
the fox was flushed from its cover

Related Word: ing
cover (n):
a fixed charge by a restaurant or nightclub over and above the charge for food and drink
cover (v):
cover as if with a shroud
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The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery
Related Word: shroud
cover (v):
clothe, as if for protection from the elements
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cover your head!
cover (v):
sit on (eggs)
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Birds brood.
The female covers the eggs

Related Words: broodhatchincubate
cover (v):
protect by insurance
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The insurance won't cover this
Related Words: insureunderwrite
cover (v):
be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism
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Snow reported on China in the 1950's.
The cub reporter covered New York City

Related Words: report
cover (v):
maintain a check on; especially by patrolling
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The second officer covered the top floor
cover (v):
act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression
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This book deals with incest.
The course covered all of Western Civilization.
The new book treats the history of China

Related Words: treat
cover (v):
hold within range of an aimed firearm
cover (v):
protect or defend (a position in a game)
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he covered left field
cover (v):
be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game
cover (v):
play a higher card than the one previously played
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Smith covered again
cover (v):
form a cover over
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The grass covered the grave
cover (v):
provide with a covering or cause to be covered
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cover her face with a handkerchief.
cover the child with a blanket.
cover the grave with flowers
cover (v):
put something on top of something else
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cover the meat with a lot of gravy
Related Words: overlay
cover (v):
copulate with a female, used especially of horses
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The horse covers the mare
cover (v):
travel across or pass over
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The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day
Related Words: crosstracktraverse
cover (v):
spread over a surface to conceal or protect
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This paint covers well
cover (v):
hide from view or knowledge
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The President covered the fact that he bugged the offices in the White House
Related Words: up
cover (v):
be sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of
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Is this enough to cover the check?
cover (v):
to take an action to protect against future problems
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Count the cash in the drawer twice just to cover yourself
cover (v):
help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities
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She is covering for our secretary who is ill this week
cover (v):
invest with a large or excessive amount of something
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She covered herself with glory
cover (v):
include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory
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This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds.
this should cover everyone in the group

Related Words: comprehendencompass
cover (v):
make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities
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he is compensating for being a bad father
Related Words: compensateovercompensate
cover (v):
provide for
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The grant doesn't cover my salary
cover (v):
span an interval of distance, space or time
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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

Related Word: extend
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Bitter pills may have blessed effects

Acı reçete hayat kurtarır
Something may be unpleasant or painful, but it can help you in the long run.


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