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cover

noun

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1 a piece placed over an open container to hold in, protect, or conceal its contents
  • Where's the cover for the cookie jar?
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cap, lid, top

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2 means or method of defending
  • provided cover while their comrades ran for safety
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3 something that encloses another thing especially to protect it
  • put the restaurant menus in clear plastic covers so that they would last longer
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4 a raised covering over something for decoration or protection
  • All of the exhibits at the fair are under cover, so the weather won't be a factor.
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5 something that covers or conceals like a piece of cloth
  • Under cover of darkness, they escaped.
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cover

verb

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1 to serve as a replacement usually for a time only
  • A friend covered for me as a hospital volunteer while my family went on vacation.
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2 to form a layer over
  • By morning a foot of snow covered the ground.
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3 to place a protective layer over
  • Better cover your skin with sunblock if you don't want a sunburn.
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4 to have (something) as a subject matter
  • This section of the book covers kitchen makeovers for the enterprising do-it-yourselfer.
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have to do with

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5 to keep secret or shut off from view
  • covered the foxhole with grass and leaves
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6 to make one's way through, across, or over
  • We usually manage to cover a lot of ground in a single day.
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7 to pay continued close attention to (something) for a particular purpose
  • I'll cover the reception desk while you take a break.
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keep an eye on

8 to drive danger or attack away from
  • covered the wounded soldier until he could be rescued from the downed chopper
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stand up for

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