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Engelsk navneord: cover

1. cover (om genstand) a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA screen of trees afforded privacy.
Under cover of darkness.
The brush provided a covert for game.
The simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)concealment, covert, screen


Mindre specifikke termercovering


Mere specifikke termerblind, camouflage, shoji, stalking-horse

2. cover (om genstand) bedding that keeps a person warm in bed


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)blanket


Mindre specifikke termerbed clothing, bedclothes, bedding


Mere specifikke termerafghan, electric blanket, mackinaw, Mackinaw blanket, manta, security blanket

3. cover (om handling) the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)covering, masking, screening


Mindre specifikke termerconcealing, concealment, hiding

4. cover (om genstand) the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe book had a leather binding.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)back, binding, book binding


Mindre specifikke termerprotection, protective cover, protective covering


Mere specifikke termerhalf binding, three-quarter binding


Omfatter disse overordnede termerbook, volume

5. cover (om ting) a natural object that covers or envelops


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningUnder a covering of dust.
The fox was flushed from its cover.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)covering, natural covering


Mindre specifikke termernatural object


Mere specifikke termerbark, blanket, body covering, cap, case, chlamys, crust, eggshell, encrustation, envelope, floral envelope, hood, incrustation, indument, indumentum, indusium, integument, mantle, perianth, pericarp, peridium, perigone, perigonium, roof, sac, scale, seed vessel, sheath, shell, shell, shell, skim, slough, snowcap, test, theca, vesture

6. cover (om genstand) covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe removed the top of the carton.
He couldn't get the top off of the bottle.
Put the cover back on the kettle.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)top


Mindre specifikke termercovering


Mere specifikke termercap, lid, manhole cover, screwtop

7. cover (om handling) fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningArtillery provided covering fire for the withdrawal.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)covering fire


Mindre specifikke termerfire, firing

8. cover (om forhold) a fixed charge by a restaurant or nightclub over and above the charge for food and drink


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cover charge


Mindre specifikke termerfixed charge, fixed cost, fixed costs

9. cover (om genstand) a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey made a cover of a Beatles' song.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cover song, cover version


Mindre specifikke termerrecording

10. cover (om handling) a false identity and background (especially one created for an undercover agent)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHer new name and passport are cover for her next assignment.


Mindre specifikke termerconcealing, concealment, hiding


Engelsk udsagnsord: cover

1. cover (om relation) provide with a covering or cause to be covered


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningCover her face with a handkerchief.
Cover the child with a blanket.
Cover the grave with flowers.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey cover the halls with holly


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mere specifikke termeraluminise, aluminize, apply, bank, bark, bedaub, beplaster, besmear, bind, blacklead, blanket, blindfold, blinker, block out, board up, bread, brush, butter, canopy, canvas, carpet, carpet, clapboard, cloak, coat, coif, concrete, cowl, crape, crepe, crown, daub, drape, dust, enclose, enfold, envelop, enwrap, face, feather, felt, flake, flash, foil, frost, frost, frost, grass, gravel, grease, hold, hood, ice, jacket, lag, laminate, lime, line, mask, mask, mask, mound over, mulch, oil, paint, pall, paper, paper, parcel, paste, plank, plank over, plaster, plaster, plaster, plaster over, put on, recover, roof, sheathe, sheet, smear, smother, sod, spray, spread, spritz, steel, stick on, straw, surface, surround, tile, turf, veneer, wallpaper, wash, wax, white out, whiteout, wrap, wrap, wrap up


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcover, cover, overlay, spread over


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)uncover, expose

2. cover (om relation) form a cover over


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe grass covered the grave.


Eksempler på anvendelseHolly flowers cover the halls


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)spread over


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeradjoin, contact, meet, touch


Mere specifikke termerblanket, bloody, cake, carpet, cloak, clothe, coat, drape, drown, flood, glaciate, grass, grass over, mantle, mist, mist over, overwhelm, robe, shroud, smother, strew, submerge


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcover

3. cover (om tilstand) span an interval of distance, space or time


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe war extended over five years.
The period covered the turn of the century.
My land extends over the hills on the horizon.
This farm covers some 200 acres.
The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)continue, extend


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerbe


Mere specifikke termerconstellate, cross, dot, overlap, overspread, ridge, span, spread, stud, sweep, sweep, traverse


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcover

4. cover (om tilstand) provide for


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe grant doesn't cover my salary.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerfulfil, fulfill, live up to, satisfy

5. cover (om kommunikation) act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis book deals with incest.
The course covered all of Western Civilization.
The new book treats the history of China.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)address, deal, handle, plow, treat


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerbroach, initiate


Mere specifikke termerdiscourse, discuss, talk about, theologise, theologize


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcomprehend, cover, do by, embrace, encompass, handle, treat

6. cover (om tilstand) include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds.
This should cover everyone in the group.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)comprehend, embrace, encompass


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerinclude


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningaddress, cover, deal, handle, plow, treat

7. cover (om bevægelse) travel across or pass over


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe caravan covered almost 100 miles each day.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cross, cut across, cut through, get across, get over, pass over, track, traverse


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termergo across, go through, pass


Mere specifikke termerbridge, course, crisscross, drive, ford, hop, jaywalk, stride, take, tramp, walk

8. cover (om kommunikation) be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSnow reported on China in the 1950's.
The cub reporter covered New York City.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey won't cover the story


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)report


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerinform


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcover

9. cover (om konkurrence) hold within range of an aimed firearm


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerprotect


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcontinue, cover, extend

10. cover (om adfærd) to take an action to protect against future problems


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningCount the cash in the drawer twice just to cover yourself.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerprotect


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcover, insure, underwrite

11. cover (om opfattelse) hide from view or knowledge


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe President covered the fact that he bugged the offices in the White House.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cover up


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerconceal, hide


Mere specifikke termergloss over, hush up, sleek over, whitewash

12. cover (om konkurrence) protect or defend (a position in a game)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe covered left field.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerprotect


Mere specifikke termerdouble-team


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcover

13. cover (om kommunikation) maintain a check on; especially by patrolling


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe second officer covered the top floor.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerascertain, assure, check, control, ensure, insure, see, see to it


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcover, report

14. cover (om kommunikation) protect by insurance


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe insurance won't cover this.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)insure, underwrite


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerguarantee, warrant


Mere specifikke termerindemnify, reinsure


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcompensate, cover, cover, overcompensate

15. cover (om tilstand) make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe is compensating for being a bad father.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)compensate, overcompensate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termercompensate, correct, counterbalance, even off, even out, even up, make up


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcover, insure, underwrite

16. cover (om adfærd) invest with a large or excessive amount of something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe covered herself with glory.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Mindre specifikke termerempower, endow, endue, gift, indue, invest

17. cover (om adfærd) help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe is covering for our secretary who is ill this week.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termerdeputise, deputize, step in, substitute

18. cover (om forhold) be sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIs this enough to cover the check?.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termerbe

19. cover (om opfattelse) spread over a surface to conceal or protect


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis paint covers well.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s


Mindre specifikke termerconceal, hide

20. cover (om relation) cover as if with a shroud


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)enshroud, hide, shroud


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Mindre specifikke termerenclose, enfold, envelop, enwrap, wrap

21. cover (om relation) copulate with a female, used especially of horses


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe horse covers the mare.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)breed


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s


Mindre specifikke termercopulate, couple, mate, pair


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningbrood, cover, hatch, incubate


Overordnet emneområdeanimal husbandry

22. cover (om relation) put something on top of something else


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningCover the meat with a lot of gravy.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)overlay


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mere specifikke termersplash


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcover

23. cover (om konkurrence) play a higher card than the one previously played


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSmith covered again.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s


Mindre specifikke termerplay


Overordnet emneområdecard game, cards

24. cover (om konkurrence) be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerprotect


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningcover

25. cover (i anatomi) sit on (eggs)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBirds brood.
The female covers the eggs.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)brood, hatch, incubate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s


Mindre specifikke termermultiply, procreate, reproduce


Kan forårsagesit, sit down


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningbreed, cover, hatch

26. cover (i anatomi) clothe, as if for protection from the elements


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningCover your head!.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)wrap up


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerapparel, clothe, dress, enclothe, fit out, garb, garment, habilitate, raiment, tog









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