to cover (something, someone): to wrap, to envelop, to place over the top; to contain, to include (something, someone)
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
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)
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