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cover

cov·er

cover

 
 
pronunciation:
kuh vr
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: covered, covering, covers
definition 1: to put or spread something over or on something else.
Cover your bicycle so it doesn't get wet in the rain.
 
synonyms:
shelter
antonyms:
bare, expose
similar words:
coat
definition 2: to protect from possible loss; insure.
Our insurance covers both cars.
synonyms:
insure, protect
similar words:
guard, insulate, shield
definition 3: to give attention to something; include.
Our textbook covers many topics.
synonyms:
include
definition 4: to take the place of someone who is absent.
You take a break, and I'll cover for you.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: something that you put on something else to protect it.
Put the cover back on the can of paint.The cover of a book keeps the pages from being torn.
synonyms:
cap, covering, lid, screen, shield, top
similar words:
blanket, curtain, hood, layer, protection, shelter, tent
derivations: coverable (adj.), covered (adj.), coverer (n.)
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