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Definizione monolingua e traduzione cover



Inglese grammatica

cover


Verb

cover (third-person singular simple present covers, present participle covering, simple past and past participle covered) (generally transitive)


  1. To place something over or upon, as to conceal or protect.
    He covered the baby with a blanket.
    When the pot comes to a boil, cover it and reduce the heat to medium.
  2. To be over or upon, as to conceal or protect.
    The blanket covered the baby.
  3. To be upon all of, so as to completely conceal.
    Regular hexagons can cover the plane.
  4. To set upon all of, so as to completely conceal.
    You can cover the plane with regular hexagons.
  5. (of a publication) To discuss thoroughly, to provide good coverage of.
    The magazine covers such diverse topics as politics, news from the world of science, and the economy.
  6. To deal with
    • 2010 (publication date), ""Contributors"", Discover, ISSN 0274-7529, volume 32, number 1, January–February 2011, page 7:
      Richard Morgan covers science for The Economist, The New York Times, Scientific American, and Wired.
  7. To be enough money for.
    Weve earned enough to cover most of our costs.
    Ten dollars should cover lunch.
  8. (intransitive) To act as a replacement.
    I need to take off Tuesday. Can you cover for me?
  9. (transitive) To have as an assignment or responsibility.
    Can you cover the morning shift tomorrow? Ill give you off next Monday instead.
    He is our salesman covering companies with headquarters in the northern provinces.
  10. (music) To make a cover version of (a song that was originally recorded by another artist).
  11. (military, law enforcement) To protect using an aimed firearm and the threat of firing; or to protect using continuous, heaving fire at or in the direction of the enemy so as to force the enemy to remain in cover; or to threaten using an aimed firearm.
  12. To provide insurance coverage for.
    Does my policy cover accidental loss?
  13. To copulate with (said of certain male animals such as dogs and horses).
    I would like to have my bitch covered next spring.
    The stallion has not covered the mare yet.
Noun

cover (plural covers)


  1. A lid.
  2. A hiding from view.
  3. A front and back of a book or magazine.
  4. A top sheet of a bed.
  5. A cover charge.
    Theres a $15 cover tonight.
  6. A setting at a restaurant table.
    We need to set another cover for the Smith party.
  7. (music) A rerecording of a previously recorded song; a cover version; a cover song.
  8. (cricket) A fielding position on the off side, between point and mid off, about 30° forward of square; a fielder in this position.
  9. (topology) A set (more often known as a family) of sets, whose union contains the given set.
    The open intervals are a cover for the real numbers.
  10. (philately) An envelope complete with stamps and postmarks etc.
  11. (military) A solid object, including terrain, that provides protection from enemy fire.
  12. (law) In commercial law, a buyer’s purchase on the open market of goods similar or identical to the goods contracted for after a seller has breached a contract of sale by failure to deliver the goods contracted for.
  13. (insurance) An insurance contract; coverage by an insurance contract.
  14. (espionage) A persona maintained by a spy or undercover operative, cover story
Adjective

cover (not comparable)


  1. Of or pertaining to the front cover of a book or magazine.
  2. (music) Of, pertaining to, or consisting of cover versions.
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