(noun, verb)


1. a natural object that covers or envelops

- under a covering of dust

- the fox was flushed from its cover

Similar word(s): cover

Definition categories: object

2. an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

Definition categories: man–made, artefact, artifact

3. the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it

- the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft

Similar word(s): cover, masking, screening

Definition categories: act, concealing, concealment, hiding

4. the act of protecting something by covering it

Definition categories: act, protection

5. the work of applying something

Similar word(s): application, coating

Definition categories: act


1. present participle of cover