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  • a false identity and background (especially one created for an undercover agent)
    • her new name and passport are cover for her next assignment
  • a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else
    • they made a cover of a Beatles' song
  • a fixed charge by a restaurant or nightclub over and above the charge for food and drink
  • fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations
    • artillery provided covering fire for the withdrawal
  • 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
  • a natural object that covers or envelops
    • under a covering of dust
    • the fox was flushed from its cover
  • the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book
    • the book had a leather binding
  • the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
    • the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft
  • bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
    • he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep
  • a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
    • 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
  • clothe, as if for protection from the elements
    • cover your head!
  • sit on (eggs)
    • Birds brood
    • The female covers the eggs
  • be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game
  • play a higher card than the one previously played
    • Smith covered again
  • put something on top of something else
    • cover the meat with a lot of gravy
  • copulate with a female, used especially of horses
    • The horse covers the mare
  • cover as if with a shroud
    • The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery
  • spread over a surface to conceal or protect
    • This paint covers well
  • be sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of
    • Is this enough to cover the check?
  • help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities
    • She is covering for our secretary who is ill this week
  • invest with a large or excessive amount of something
    • She covered herself with glory
  • make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities
    • he is compensating for being a bad father
  • protect by insurance
    • The insurance won't cover this
  • maintain a check on; especially by patrolling
    • The second officer covered the top floor
  • protect or defend (a position in a game)
    • he covered left field
  • hide from view or knowledge
    • The President covered the fact that he bugged the offices in the White House
  • to take an action to protect against future problems
    • Count the cash in the drawer twice just to cover yourself
  • hold within range of an aimed firearm
  • be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism
    • Snow reported on China in the 1950's
    • The cub reporter covered New York City
  • travel across or pass over
    • The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day
  • 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
  • act on 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
  • provide for
    • The grant doesn't cover my salary
  • 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
    • The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles
  • form a cover over
    • The grass covered the grave
  • 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
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