1. to act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression 2. the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book 3. a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something 5. to cover as if with a shroud 6. a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else
Example : they made a cover of a Beatles' song
7. to protect, as by an insurance policy
Example : The insurance won't cover this.
8. to make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities 9. to span an interval of distance, space or time 10. fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations
Example : artillery provided covering fire for the withdrawal
11. the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
Example : the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft
12. bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
Example : They pulled the covers over their head and went to sleep.
13. covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container) 14. a natural object that covers or envelops
Example : under a covering of dust
15. a fixed charge by a restaurant or nightclub over and above the charge for food and drink 16. to clothe, as if for protection from the elements
Example : Cover your head!
17. to be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism 18. to form a cover over
Example : The grass covered the grave.
19. to put something on top of something else
Example : cover the meat with a lot of gravy
20. to copulate with a female, used especially of horses
Example : The horse covers the mare
21. to travel across or pass over
Example : The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day
22. to hide from view or knowledge
Example : The President covered the fact that the offices in the White House were bugged.
24. a false identity and background, especially one created for an undercover agent
Example : The new name and passport are cover for their next assignment.
25. to maintain a check on 26. to hold within range of an aimed firearm 27. to protect or defend a position in a game
Example : I covered left field.
28. to be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game 29. to play a higher card than the one previously played
Example : Smith covered again
30. to provide with a covering or cause to be covered
Example : Cover their face with a handkerchief.
31. to spread over a surface to conceal or protect
Example : This paint covers well
32. to be sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of
Example : Is this enough to cover the check?
33. to take an action to protect against future problems
Example : Count the cash in the drawer twice just to cover yourself
34. to help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming their responsibilities
Example : I'm glad you're covering for our secretary who is ill this week.
35. to invest with a large or excessive amount of something
Example : They covered us with glory.
36. to provide for
Example : The grant doesn't cover my salary.
Translation for "cover"
cover meaning in Spanish : cubrir cover meaning in German : Abdeckung cover meaning in Japanese : カバー cover meaning in Turkish : kapak cover meaning in Chinese : 覆盖 cover meaning in Arabic : التغطية cover meaning in Polish : pokrywa cover meaning in Hindi : आवरण cover meaning in French : couverture cover meaning in Russian : покрытие cover meaning in Tamil : கவர் cover meaning in Telugu : కవర్