covering

coverings

Substantiv
covering
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something that covers or conceals

Synonymer

kläder

Synonymer

the act of protecting something by covering it
zoologi



cover

cover

covers

covered

covered

covering

Verb
  • "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"
  • "He covered three kilometres in 24 minutes"

Synonymer

provide with a covering or cause to be covered; cover the grave with flowers" ;hold within range of an aimed firearm
  • "cover the child with a blanket"
  • "cover her face with a handkerchief"

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

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span an interval of distance, space or time protect or defend a position in a game ;maintain a check on; esp. by patrolling ;protect by insurance ;clothe, as if for protection from the elements
  • "cover your head!"
  • "The insurance won't cover this"
  • "The second officer covered the top floor"
  • ";he covered left field"
  • "This farm covers some 200 acres"
  • "The period covered the turn of the century"

Synonymer

provide for
  • "The grant doesn't cover my salary"
deal with verbally or in some form of artistic expression
  • "The course covered all of Western Civilization"

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

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hide from view or knowledge
  • "The President covered the fact that he bugged the offices in the White House"
compensate or make up for
invest with a large or excessive amount of something
  • "She covered herself with glory"

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help out by taking someone's place an temporarily assuming his responsibilities
  • "She is covering for our secretary who is ill this week"
be sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of
  • "Is this enough to cover the check?"
spread over a surface to conceal or protect
  • "This paint covers well"

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play a higher card than the one previously played
  • "Smith covered again"

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be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game

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  • "The horse covers the mare"

covering

Adjektiv
above or covering a wide area
  • "the dark overspreading clouds"
  • "the covering darkness"

Synonymer

actively protective
  • "provided covering fire for the platoon that was moving up"