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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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