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cove

cove

 
 
pronunciation:
kov
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb & intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small recess in a shoreline; bay.
Several small boats were anchored in the cove.
 
similar words:
bay
definition 2: any sheltered recess, such as a cave or alcove.
Let's go explore that cove.
similar words:
cave
definition 3: a narrow passage, as through mountains or woods.
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part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: coved, coves, coving
definition: to make into or become a cove.