under separate cover

Definition of under separate cover

  1. :  in a separate envelope The manuscript is being sent to you under separate cover.

Word by Word Definitions

underplay
  1. :  in or into a position below or beneath something

    :  below or short of some quantity, level, or limit

    :  in or into a condition of subjection, subordination, or unconsciousness

  1. :  below or beneath so as to be overhung, surmounted, covered, protected, or concealed by

    :  subject to the authority, control, guidance, or instruction of

    :  receiving or undergoing the action or effect of

  1. :  lower in rank or authority :  subordinate

separateplay
  1. :  to set or keep apart :  disconnect, sever

    :  to make a distinction between :  discriminate, distinguish

    :  sort

  1. :  set or kept apart :  detached

    :  solitary, secluded

    :  immaterial, disembodied

  1. :  offprint

coverplay
  1. :  to guard from attack

    :  to have within the range of one's guns :  command

    :  to hold within range of an aimed firearm

  1. :  something that protects, shelters, or guards: such as

    :  natural shelter for an animal

    :  the factors that provide such shelter


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