Explicație cover în Dicționarul Englez Englez

cover

('kəvər )

substantiv
fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations
"artillery provided covering fire for the withdrawal"

substantiv
the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
"the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft"

substantiv
a false identity and background (especially one created for an undercover agent)
"her new name and passport are cover for her next assignment"

substantiv
the front and back covering of a book
"the book had a leather binding"

substantiv
bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
"he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep"

substantiv
a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else
"they made a cover of a Beatles'' song"

substantiv
a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
"they crouched behind the screen"
"under cover of darkness"

substantiv
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"

substantiv
a natural object that covers or envelops
"under a covering of dust"
"the fox was flushed from its cover"

substantiv
a fixed charge by a restaurant or night club over and above the charge for food and drink
verb
clothe, as if for protection from the elements
"cover your head!"

verb
sit on (eggs)
"Birds brood"
"The female covers the eggs"

verb
protect by insurance
"The insurance won''t cover this"

verb
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"

verb
maintain a check on
especially by patrolling
"The second officer covered the top floor"

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"

verb
hold within range of an aimed firearm
verb
protect or defend (a position in a game)
"he covered left field"

verb
be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game
verb
play a higher card than the one previously played
"Smith covered again"

verb
form a cover over
"The grass covered the grave"

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
put something on top of something else
"cover the meat with a lot of gravy"

verb
copulate with a female, used especially of horses
"The horse covers the mare"

verb
cover as if with a shroud
"The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery"

verb
travel across or pass over
"The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"

verb
spread over a surface to conceal or protect
"This paint covers well"

verb
hide from view or knowledge
"The President covered the fact that he bugged the offices in the White House"

verb
be sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of
"Is this enough to cover the check?"

verb
to take an action to protect against future problems
"Count the cash in the drawer twice just to cover yourself"

verb
help out by taking someone''s place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities
"She is covering for our secretary who is ill this week"

verb
invest with a large or excessive amount of something
"She covered herself with glory"

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"

verb
make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities
"he is compensating for being a bad father"

verb
provide for
"The grant doesn''t cover my salary"

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"




Antonime:
(verb) expose, uncover



Sinonime:
(substantiv) back, binding, blanket, concealment, covering, covert, screen, top
(verb) address, breed, brood, compensate, comprehend, cross, deal, embrace, encompass, enshroud, extend, handle, hatch, hide, incubate, insure, overlay, plow, report, shroud, track, traverse, treat, underwrite