Definitions of cover

The word cover uses 5 letters:ceorv.

COVER is playable in:

Words With Friends12
Scrabble US10
Scrabble UK10

v. t. - To overspread the surface of (one thing) with another; as, to cover wood with paint or lacquer; to cover a table with a cloth. 2

v. t. - To envelop; to clothe, as with a mantle or cloak. 2

v. t. - To invest (one's self with something); to bring upon (one's self); as, he covered himself with glory. 2

v. t. - To hide sight; to conceal; to cloak; as, the enemy were covered from our sight by the woods. 2

v. t. - To brood or sit on; to incubate. 2

v. t. - To shelter, as from evil or danger; to protect; to defend; as, the cavalry covered the retreat. 2

v. t. - To remove from remembrance; to put away; to remit. 2

v. t. - To extend over; to be sufficient for; to comprehend, include, or embrace; to account for or solve; to counterbalance; as, a mortgage which fully covers a sum loaned on it; a law which covers all possible cases of a crime; receipts than do not cover expenses. 2

v. t. - To put the usual covering or headdress on. 2

v. t. - To copulate with (a female); to serve; as, a horse covers a mare; -- said of the male. 2

n. - Anything which is laid, set, or spread, upon, about, or over, another thing; an envelope; a lid; as, the cover of a book. 2

n. - Anything which veils or conceals; a screen; disguise; a cloak. 2

n. - Shelter; protection; as, the troops fought under cover of the batteries; the woods afforded a good cover. 2

n. - The woods, underbrush, etc., which shelter and conceal game; covert; as, to beat a cover; to ride to cover. 2

n. - The lap of a slide valve. 2

n. - A tablecloth, and the other table furniture; esp., the table furniture for the use of one person at a meal; as, covers were laid for fifty guests. 2

v. i. - To spread a table for a meal; to prepare a banquet. 2