Meaning : Form a cover over.
The grass covered the grave.
Synonyms : spread over
Meaning : Provide for.
The grant doesn't cover my salary.
Meaning : 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.
Synonyms : report
Meaning : Hold within range of an aimed firearm.
Meaning : To take an action to protect against future problems.
Count the cash in the drawer twice just to cover yourself.
Meaning : Hide from view or knowledge.
The President covered the fact that he bugged the offices in the White House.
Synonyms : cover up
Meaning : Protect or defend (a position in a game).
He covered left field.
Meaning : Maintain a check on. Especially by patrolling.
The second officer covered the top floor.
Meaning : Invest with a large or excessive amount of something.
She covered herself with glory.
Meaning : Help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities.
She is covering for our secretary who is ill this week.
Meaning : Be sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of.
Is this enough to cover the check?.
Meaning : Spread over a surface to conceal or protect.
This paint covers well.
Meaning : Copulate with a female, used especially of horses.
The horse covers the mare.
Synonyms : breed
Meaning : Put something on top of something else.
Cover the meat with a lot of gravy.
Synonyms : overlay
Meaning : Play a higher card than the one previously played.
Smith covered again.
Meaning : Be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game.
Meaning : Clothe, as if for protection from the elements.
Cover your head!.
Synonyms : wrap up
Meaning : Bedding that keeps a person warm in bed.
He pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep.
Synonyms : blanket
Meaning : 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
Meaning : Fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations.
Artillery provided covering fire for the withdrawal.
Synonyms : covering fire
Meaning : A fixed charge by a restaurant or nightclub over and above the charge for food and drink.
Synonyms : cover charge
Meaning : A false identity and background (especially one created for an undercover agent).
Her new name and passport are cover for her next assignment.