cover cover  /ˈkə vər/


  1. (n) a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
  2. (n) bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
  3. (n) the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
  4. (n) the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book
  5. (n) a natural object that covers or envelops
  6. (n) covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container)
  7. (n) fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations
  8. (n) a fixed charge by a restaurant or nightclub over and above the charge for food and drink
  9. (n) a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else
  10. (n) a false identity and background (especially one created for an undercover agent)
  11. (v) provide with a covering or cause to be covered
  12. (v) form a cover over
  13. (v) span an interval of distance, space or time
  14. (v) provide for
  15. (v) act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression
  16. (v) include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory
  17. (v) travel across or pass over
  18. (v) be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism
  19. (v) hold within range of an aimed firearm
  20. (v) to take an action to protect against future problems
  21. (v) hide from view or knowledge
  22. (v) protect or defend (a position in a game)
  23. (v) maintain a check on; especially by patrolling
  24. (v) protect by insurance
  25. (v) make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities
  26. (v) invest with a large or excessive amount of something
  27. (v) help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities
  28. (v) be sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of
  29. (v) spread over a surface to conceal or protect
  30. (v) cover as if with a shroud
  31. (v) copulate with a female, used especially of horses
  32. (v) put something on top of something else
  33. (v) play a higher card than the one previously played
  34. (v) be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game
  35. (v) sit on (eggs)
  36. (v) clothe, as if for protection from the elements


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  1. Miranda Kerr Poses Topless for Cover of Vogue Korea

    Miranda Kerr is topless on the cover of Vogue Korea's July issue. Credit: Courtesy of Vogue Korea
    on June 19, 2013     Source: US Weekly

  2. Locking Cover protects against pilferage.

    Compatible with Detacher Micro DLS and Detacher Micro DLS with Grip and Lanyard, Locking Cover deters shoplifting by prohibiting unauthorized access and further securing merchandise until purchase. Cover fits over Detacher and locks in place via key, which remains with store associates. Two keys are provided per cover. This story is related to the following: Fasteners and Hardware Controls and ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  3. ‘New Republic’ cover with Rand Paul raises eyebrows

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Republican Senator Rand Paul is gracing the cover of a left leaning magazine in July and the cover photo is raising some eyebrows. Rand Paul is on the July edition of the "New Republic" magazine crossing his fingers. The tag line, "The Real Rand Paul (can't be trusted)." The article on the inside of the magazine is titled "President Rand Paul. Watch out, he's becoming ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: WHAS TV11 Louisville

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