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Synonyms for cover

Synonyms for (noun) cover

Synonyms: cover, covering fire Definition: fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations Usage: artillery provided covering fire for the withdrawal

Similar words: fire, firing Definition: the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy Usage: hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes; they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire

Synonyms: masking, screening, cover, covering Definition: the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it Usage: the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft

Similar words: hiding, concealing, concealment Definition: the activity of keeping something secret

Synonyms: cover Definition: a false identity and background (especially one created for an undercover agent) Usage: her new name and passport are cover for her next assignment

Similar words: hiding, concealing, concealment Definition: the activity of keeping something secret

Synonyms: binding, back, book binding, cover Definition: the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book Usage: the book had a leather binding

Similar words: protection, protective cover, protective covering Definition: a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury Usage: they had no protection from the fallout; wax provided protection for the floors

Synonyms: blanket, cover Definition: bedding that keeps a person warm in bed Usage: he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep

Similar words: bed clothing, bedclothes, bedding Definition: coverings that are used on a bed

Synonyms: cover, cover song, cover version Definition: a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else Usage: they made a cover of a Beatles' song

Similar words: recording Definition: a storage device on which information (sounds or images) have been recorded

Synonyms: screen, concealment, cover, covert Definition: a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something Usage: 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

Similar words: covering Definition: an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

Synonyms: top, cover Definition: covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container) Usage: he removed the top of the carton; he couldn't get the top off of the bottle; put the cover back on the kettle

Similar words: covering Definition: an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

Synonyms: cover, covering, natural covering Definition: a natural object that covers or envelops Usage: under a covering of dust; the fox was flushed from its cover

Similar words: natural object Definition: an object occurring naturally; not made by man

Synonyms: cover, cover charge Definition: a fixed charge by a restaurant or nightclub over and above the charge for food and drink

Similar words: fixed charge, fixed cost, fixed costs Definition: a periodic charge that does not vary with business volume (as insurance or rent or mortgage payments etc.)

Synonyms for (verb) cover

Synonyms: cover, wrap up Definition: clothe, as if for protection from the elements Usage: cover your head!

Similar words: apparel, clothe, fit out, garb, garment, enclothe, habilitate, raiment, tog, dress Definition: provide with clothes or put clothes on Usage: Parents must feed and dress their child

Synonyms: brood, incubate, hatch, cover Definition: sit on (eggs) Usage: Birds brood; The female covers the eggs

Similar words: multiply, reproduce, procreate Definition: have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant Usage: The Bible tells people to procreate

Synonyms: underwrite, cover, insure Definition: protect by insurance Usage: The insurance won't cover this

Similar words: guarantee, warrant Definition: stand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of Usage: The dealer warrants all the cars he sells; I warrant this information

Synonyms: report, cover Definition: be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism Usage: Snow reported on China in the 1950's; The cub reporter covered New York City

Similar words: inform Definition: impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to Usage: I informed him of his rights

Synonyms: cover Definition: maintain a check on; especially by patrolling Usage: The second officer covered the top floor

Similar words: control, assure, ascertain, insure, check, ensure, see, see to it Definition: be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something Usage: He verified that the valves were closed; See that the curtains are closed; control the quality of the product

Synonyms: cover, deal, address, plow, handle, treat Definition: act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression Usage: This book deals with incest; The course covered all of Western Civilization; The new book treats the history of China

Similar words: broach, initiate Definition: bring up a topic for discussion

Synonyms: cover Definition: hold within range of an aimed firearm

Similar words: protect Definition: shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage Usage: Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain

Synonyms: cover Definition: protect or defend (a position in a game) Usage: he covered left field

Similar words: protect Definition: shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage Usage: Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain

Synonyms: cover Definition: be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game

Similar words: protect Definition: shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage Usage: Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain

Synonyms: cover Definition: play a higher card than the one previously played Usage: Smith covered again

Similar words: play Definition: put (a card or piece) into play during a game, or act strategically as if in a card game Usage: He is playing his cards close to his chest; The Democrats still have some cards to play before they will concede the electoral victory

Synonyms: cover, spread over Definition: form a cover over Usage: The grass covered the grave

Similar words: touch, adjoin, contact, meet Definition: be in direct physical contact with; make contact Usage: The two buildings touch; Their hands touched; The wire must not contact the metal cover; The surfaces contact at this point

Synonyms: breed, cover Definition: copulate with a female, used especially of horses Usage: The horse covers the mare

Similar words: copulate, couple, pair, mate Definition: engage in sexual intercourse Usage: Birds mate in the Spring

Synonyms: enshroud, shroud, hide, cover Definition: cover as if with a shroud Usage: The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery

Similar words: enclose, enfold, envelop, enwrap, wrap Definition: enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering Usage: Fog enveloped the house

Synonyms: pass over, track, traverse, cover, cross, cut across, cut through, get across, get over Definition: travel across or pass over Usage: The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day

Similar words: go across, go through, pass Definition: go across or through Usage: We passed the point where the police car had parked; A terrible thought went through his mind

Synonyms: cover Definition: spread over a surface to conceal or protect Usage: This paint covers well

Similar words: hide, conceal Definition: prevent from being seen or discovered Usage: Muslim women hide their faces; hide the money

Synonyms: cover, cover up Definition: hide from view or knowledge Usage: The President covered the fact that he bugged the offices in the White House

Similar words: hide, conceal Definition: prevent from being seen or discovered Usage: Muslim women hide their faces; hide the money

Synonyms: cover Definition: be sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of Usage: Is this enough to cover the check?

Similar words: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer

Synonyms: cover Definition: to take an action to protect against future problems Usage: Count the cash in the drawer twice just to cover yourself

Similar words: protect Definition: shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage Usage: Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain

Synonyms: cover Definition: help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities Usage: She is covering for our secretary who is ill this week

Similar words: deputise, deputize, step in, substitute Definition: act as a substitute Usage: She stood in for the soprano who suffered from a cold

Synonyms: cover Definition: invest with a large or excessive amount of something Usage: She covered herself with glory

Similar words: empower, endow, endue, invest, indue, gift Definition: give qualities or abilities to

Synonyms: cover, embrace, encompass, comprehend Definition: include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory Usage: This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds; this should cover everyone in the group

Similar words: include Definition: have as a part, be made up out of Usage: The list includes the names of many famous writers

Synonyms: compensate, cover, overcompensate Definition: make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities Usage: he is compensating for being a bad father

Similar words: make up, correct, counterbalance, even off, even out, even up, compensate Definition: adjust for Usage: engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance

Synonyms: cover Definition: provide for Usage: The grant doesn't cover my salary

Similar words: fulfil, fulfill, live up to, satisfy Definition: meet the requirements or expectations of

Synonyms: extend, cover, continue Definition: span an interval of distance, space or time Usage: 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

Similar words: be Definition: occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere Usage: Where is my umbrella? The toolshed is in the back; What is behind this behavior?