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?