[noun] a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something; "they crouched behind the screen"; "under cover of darkness" Synonyms:screen, concealment
[noun] bedding that keeps a person warm in bed; "he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep" Synonyms:blanket
[noun] the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it; "the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft" Synonyms:ing, screening, masking
[noun] the front and back covering of a book; "the book had a leather binding" Synonyms:binding, book binding, back
[noun] a natural object that covers or envelops; "under a covering of dust"; "the fox was flushed from its cover" Synonyms:ing, natural ing
[noun] covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container); "he removed the top of the carton"; "he couldn't get the top off of the bottle"; "put the cover back on the kettle" Synonyms:top
[noun] fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations; "artillery provided covering fire for the withdrawal" Synonyms:ing fire
[noun] a fixed charge by a restaurant or night club over and above the charge for food and drink Synonyms:charge
[noun] a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else; "they made a cover of a Beatles' song" Synonyms:version, song
[noun] a false identity and background (especially one created for an undercover agent); "her new name and passport are cover for her next assignment"
[verb] provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers"
[verb] form a cover over; "The grass covered the grave" Synonyms:spread over
[verb] span an interval of distance, space or time; "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" Synonyms:extend
[verb] provide for; "The grant doesn't cover my salary"
[verb] deal with verbally or in some form of artistic expression; "This book deals with incest"; "The course covered all of Western Civilization"; "The new book treats the history of China" Synonyms:treat, handle, plow, deal, address
[verb] include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory; "This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds"; "this should cover everyone in the group" Synonyms:embrace, encompass, comprehend