Cover

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Definition

to cover (something, someone): to wrap, to envelop, to place over the top; to contain, to include (something, someone)
verb
Susie covered the mark on the table with the tablecloth to hide it.
Could you cover my shift at work tomorrow? Can you work the hours I was supposed to work tomorrow?
This report covers the company's financial history between 1985 and 1995: it does not discuss anything before or after those dates.
This health plan does not cover dental care: you will have to pay for that yourself.

a cover: a material put on or over something else (to protect it); the outer part of a book or magazine
noun
This book has a nice cover, I saw it in the shop and wanted to buy it.

to cover (a chapter in a text book): to study, to revise, to read (a chapter in a text book)
verb

Examples

  • "Covers you if you are hit by an uninsured or hit-and-run driver."
  • "Good: Covers smell of bad body odour"
  • "It is covered with hundreds of tiny little sharp little things."
  • "Covers medical bills if you or your passengers are hurt in an accident."
  • "Covers damages to your vehicle resulting from a collision with another car."
  • "Covers damages to your vehicles in incidents other than auto accidents."
  • "Bruno : The company covers accommodation expenses for new foreign employees."
  • "Covers injuries that you cause to someone else."
  • "Covers you if your car damages someone else's property."
  • "My hand is covered with 'spines'."

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