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covered

adjective

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covered

verb
past tense of cover

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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, not to mention skin cancer

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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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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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  • ran
  • (also chiefly dialectal run),
  • rode
  • (or chiefly dialectal rid)
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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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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cover-all

covered

covered (up)

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“Covered.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/covered. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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