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cover /'kʌvə/
  • danh từ
    • vỏ, vỏ bọc, cái bọc ngoài; bìa sách; phong bì
      • under the same cover: trong cùng một bọc, trong cùng một phong bì
    • vung, nắp
      • the cover of a pan: vung chão, vung xoong
    • lùm cây, bụi rậm
    • chỗ núp, chỗ trốn, chỗ trú
    • màn che, lốt, mặt nạ ((nghĩa bóng))
      • under the cover of religion: đội lốt tôn giáo, giả danh tôn giáo
    • bộ đồ ăn cho một người (ở bàn ăn)
    • (thương nghiệp) tiền bảo chứng
    • air cover
      • lực lượng không quân yểm hộ (cho một cuộc hành quân)
    • to break cover
      • ra khỏi nơi trú ẩn (thú rừng)
    • to read a book from cover to cover
      • đọc một quyển sách từ đầu đến cuối
    • to take cover
      • (quân sự) ẩn núp
    • under [the] cover of: giả danh, đội lốt
    • dưới sự yểm trợ của
      • under cover of the night: thừa lúc đêm tối
  • ngoại động từ
    • che, phủ, bao phủ, bao trùm, bao bọc
      • to cover a wall with paper: dán giấy phủ lên tường
      • to cover one's face with one's hands: lấy tay che mặt
      • to cover someone with disgrace: (nghĩa bóng) ghẻ lạnh ai, bỏ rơi ai
      • to cover oneself with glory: được vẻ vang
    • mặc quần áo, đội mũ
      • cover yourself up, it's cold today: hôm nay trời lạnh đấy mắc quần áo ấm vào
      • to stand covered; to remain covered: cứ đội mũ, cứ để nguyên mũ trên đầu, không bỏ ra
    • (quân sự) che chở, bảo vệ, yểm hộ; khống chế, kiểm soát
      • to cover the retreat: yểm hộ cuộc rút lui
      • to cover an area: khống chế cả một vùng (pháo đài, ổ pháo...), kiểm soát cả một vùng
    • giấu, che giấu, che đậy
      • to cover one's confusion: che dấu sự bối rối
      • to cover one's tracks: làm mất dấu vết
    • bao gồm, bao hàm, gồm
      • the definition does not cover all the meanings of the word: định nghĩa đó không bao hàm được tất cả ý của từ
      • the book covers the whole subject: cuốn sách bao hàm toàn bộ vấn đề
    • trải ra
      • the city covers ten square miles: thành phố trải ra trên mười dặm vuông
    • đi được
      • to cover sixty kilometres in three hours: đi được sáu kilômét trong ba tiếng đồng hồ
    • đủ để bù đắp lại được, đủ để trả
      • this must be enough to cover your expenses: số tiền này ắt là đủ để trả các khoản chi tiêu của anh
      • to cover a loss: đủ để bù đắp lại chỗ mất mát
    • nhằm, chĩa vào (ai)
      • to cover someone with a revolver: chĩa súng lục vào ai
    • ấp (trứng)
    • (động vật học) phủ (cái), nhảy (cái)
    • theo dõi (dự) để điện tin tức về nhà báo
      • to cover a conference: theo dõi (dự) một hội nghị với tư cách là phóng viên
    • bảo hiểm
      • a covered house: một toà nhà có bảo hiểm
    • to cover in
      • che phủ, phủ kín
    • phủ đầy đất, lấp đất (một nấm mồ...)
    • to cover up
      • bọc kỹ, bọc kín
    • giấu giếm, che đậy
Concise Dictionary
covers|covered|covering'kʌvə
noun
+a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
+bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
+the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
+the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book
+a natural object that covers or envelops
+covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container)
+fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations
+a fixed charge by a restaurant or night club over and above the charge for food and drink
+a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else
+a false identity and background (especially one created for an undercover agent)
verb
+provide with a covering or cause to be covered
+form a cover over
+span an interval of distance, space or time
+provide for
+deal with verbally or in some form of artistic expression
+include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory
+travel across or pass over
+be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism
+hold within range of an aimed firearm
+to take an action to protect against future problems
+hide from view or knowledge
+protect or defend (a position in a game)
+maintain a check on; especially by patrolling
+protect by insurance
+make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities
+invest with a large or excessive amount of something
+help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities
+be sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of
+spread over a surface to conceal or protect
+cover as if with a shroud
+copulate with a female, used especially of horses
+put something on top of something else
+play a higher card than the one previously played
+be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game
+sit on (eggs)
+clothe, as if for protection from the elements

Thesaurus Dictionary
v.
1 protect, shelter, shield, screen; guard, defend, command:
The guns covered the approaches to the town.
2 Also, cover up or over. conceal, hide, bury, mask, shroud, obscure; dissemble; enclose, envelop:
I was unable to cover my embarrassment. Her face was covered by the hood of the cloak.
3 overlie, spread over, overspread, lie on, layer, coat, blanket:
Oil covers the surface of the lake.
4 wrap, swaddle:
Mother covered us with warm blankets.
5 dress, clothe, garb, attire, robe, sheathe:
She was covered in silk from neck to ankle.
6 extend or stretch over, occupy, engulf, inundate, submerge:
A lake has covered the original site of Abu Simbel.
7 include, comprehend, provide for, comprise, extend over, contain, embody, incorporate, account for, take into account, take in, deal with:
This report covers our activities over the past year.
8 act, take responsibility or charge, stand or sit in, substitute, take over, run things, double:
Go and get some coffee - I'll cover for you.
9 traverse, complete, pass or travel over, travel, cross:
With frequent stops, we could not cover more than 50 miles a day.
10 compensate for, defray, be enough or sufficient for, counter, offset, counterbalance, make up for, insure or protect against:
The policy covers losses of up to a million.
n.
11 lid, top, cap, covering:
I can't find the cover for this pot.
12 binding, boards, wrapper, dust-jacket, jacket:
You can't tell a book by its cover.
13 Often, covers. blanket, quilt, eiderdown, duvet, bedclothes, bedding, (bed) linen; coverlet, counterpane; US comforter:
I crept into bed and pulled the covers over my head.
14 shelter, protection, concealment, hiding-place, hide-out, retreat, refuge; hide, US and Canadian blind; Colloq Brit hidey-hole:
We tried to find some sort of cover till the sun went down.
15 cloak, screen, disguise, concealment, pretence, front, camouflage, smokescreen, cover-up, mask, covering:
His bluster and bullying were only a cover for his cowardice.
Advanced English Dictionary
verb, noun
+ verb
hide / protect
1 [VN] ~ sth (with sth) to place sth over or in front of sth in order to hide or protect it: Cover the chicken loosely with foil. + She covered her face with her hands. + (figurative) He laughed to cover (= hide) his nervousness.
spread over surface
2 [VN] to lie or spread over the surface of sth: Snow covered the ground. + Much of the country is covered by forest.
3 [VN] ~ sb/sth in / with sth to put or spread a layer of liquid, dust, etc. on sb/sth: The players were soon covered in mud. + The wind blew in from the desert and covered everything with sand.
include
4 [VN] to include sth; to deal with sth: The survey covers all aspects of the business. + The lectures covered a lot of ground (= a lot of material, subjects, etc.). + the sales team covering the northern part of the country (= selling to people in that area) + Do the rules cover (= do they apply to) a case like this?
money
5 [VN] to be or provide enough money for sth: $100 should cover your expenses. + Your parents will have to cover your tuition fees. + The show barely covered its costs.
distance / area
6 [VN] to travel the distance mentioned: By sunset we had covered thirty miles. + They walked for a long time and covered a good deal of ground.
7 [VN] to spread over the area mentioned: The reserve covers an area of some 1 140 square kilometres.
report news
8 [VN] to report on an event for television, a newspaper, etc.; to show an event on television: She's covering the party's annual conference. + The BBC will cover all the major games of the tournament.
for sb
9 [V] ~ for sb to do sb's work or duties while they are away: I'm covering for Jane while she's on leave.
10 [V] ~ for sb to invent a lie or an excuse that will stop sb from getting into trouble: I have to go out for a minute-will you cover for me if anyone asks where I am?
with insurance
11 ~ sb/sth (against / for sth) to protect sb against loss, injury, etc. by insurance: [VN] Are you fully covered for fire and theft? + [VN to inf] Does this policy cover my husband to drive?
against blame
12 [VN] ~ yourself (against sth) to take action in order to protect yourself against being blamed for sth: One reason doctors take temperatures is to cover themselves against negligence claims.
with gun
13 [VN] to protect sb by threatening to shoot at anyone who tries to attack them: Cover me while I move forward. + The artillery gave us covering fire (= shot to protect us).
14 [VN] to aim a gun at a place or person so that nobody can escape or shoot: The police covered the exits to the building. + Don't move-we've got you covered!
song
15 [VN] to record a new version of a song that was originally recorded by another band or singer: They've covered an old Rolling Stones number.
Idioms: cover your tracks to try and hide what you have done, because you do not want other people to find out about it: He had attempted to cover his tracks by making her death appear like suicide.
more at MULTITUDE
Phrasal Verbs: cover sth<->in to put a covering or roof over an open space
cover sth<->over to cover sth completely so that it cannot be seen: The Roman remains are now covered over by office buildings.
cover up
cover yourself up to put on more clothes
cover sth<->up
1 to cover sth completely so that it cannot be seen: He covered up the body with a sheet.
2 (disapproving) to try to stop people from knowing the truth about a mistake, a crime, etc.
related noun COVER-UP
+ noun
protection / shelter
1 [C] a thing that is put over or on another thing, usually to protect it or to decorate it: a cushion cover + a plastic waterproof cover for the stroller
See also - DUST COVER, LOOSE COVER
2 [U] a place that provides shelter from bad weather or protection from an attack: Everyone ran for cover when it started to rain. + The climbers took cover from the storm in a cave. + After the explosion the street was full of people running for cover.
of book
3 [C] the outside of a book or a magazine: the front / back cover + Her face was on the cover (= the front cover) of every magazine. + He always reads the paper from cover to cover (= everything in it).
insurance
4 (BrE) (AmE coverage) [U] ~ (against sth) protection that an insurance company provides by promising to pay you money if a particular event happens: accident cover + cover against accidental damage + private health cover costs + There is no cover provided by the policy for theft of property from cars or garages.
with weapons
5 [U] support and protection that is provided when sb is attacking or in danger of being attacked: The ships needed air cover (= protection by military planes) once they reached enemy waters.
trees / plants
6 [U] trees and plants that grow on an area of land: The total forest cover of the earth is decreasing. + Zebras and other animals were standing very still in broken cover.
cloud / snow
7 [U] the fact of the sky being covered with cloud or the ground with snow: Fog and low cloud cover are expected this afternoon. + In this area there is snow cover for six months of the year.
on bed
8 (the covers) [pl.] the sheets BLANKETS, etc. on a bed: She threw back the covers and leapt out of bed. + He climbed into the cold bed and snuggled beneath the covers.
song
9 [C] = COVER VERSION
hiding sth
10 [C, usually sing.] ~ (for sth) activities or behaviour that seem honest or true but that hide sb's real identity or feelings, or that hide sth illegal: His work as a civil servant was a cover for his activities as a spy. + Her over-confident attitude was a cover for her nervousness. + It would only take one phone call to blow their cover (= make known their true identities and what they were really doing).
for sb's work
11 [U] the fact of sb doing another person's job when they are away or when there are not enough staff: It's the manager's job to organize cover for staff who are absent. + Ambulance drivers provided only emergency cover during the dispute.
Idioms: break cover to leave a place that you have been hiding in, usually at a high speed: The vehicles broke cover and headed towards the enemy's headquarters.
under cover
1 pretending to be sb else in order to do sth secretly: a police officer working under cover
2 under a structure that gives protection from the weather: Start growing the plants indoors or under cover.
under (the) cover of sth hidden or protected by sth: Later, under cover of darkness, they crept into the house.
under separate cover (business) in a separate envelope: The information you requested is being forwarded to you under separate cover.
more at JUDGE v.
Collocation Dictionary
noun

1 sth put on/over sth

ADJ.

loose
a sofa with a loose cover
| protective | removable | dust
We spread dust covers over the furniture while the builders were in.
| cushion, duvet, mattress, seat | manhole

VERB + COVER

put on | take off

PREP.

~ for
a cover for the swimming pool

2 sth that is over sth

ADJ.

thick
a thick cover of snow
| cloud, snow
We descended into Heathrow through thick cloud cover.
| forest, ground
plants that provide good ground cover

3 outside of a book/magazine

ADJ.

back, front | hard, soft | book, magazine

COVER + NOUN

design | story | girl

PREP.

on a/the ~
There's a picture of the author on the back cover.

4 the covers: blankets, sheets, etc.

ADJ.

bed

VERB + COVER

get under | pull up | pull back, throw back
She threw back the covers and got out of bed.

PREP.

under the ~

5 insurance against sth

ADJ.

comprehensive, full | wide
This company provides wider cover.
| standard | additional | insurance | fire, health, indemnity, life, medical

VERB + COVER

have | give sb, provide (sb with)

PREP.

~ against
cover against accidental damage
| ~ for
cover for contents

6 shelter/protection from the weather/damage, etc.

ADJ.

air
The RAF provided air cover for the attack.

VERB + COVER

dive for, run for, take
We ran for cover as it started to rain.
| seek | find | give sb, provide (sb with) | break
(= leave)The deer broke cover as the hunters approached.

PREP.

under ~
All the seats are under cover.
| under ~ of
We attacked at night, under cover of darkness.
| ~ from
They sought cover from the wind.

7 sth that hides the real nature of sth

ADJ.

perfect | diplomatic
spies operating under diplomatic cover

VERB + COVER

blow
(= reveal)He realized his cover had been blown

PREP.

~ for
The club is a cover for various criminal activities.

verb

1 put sth over sth to hide/protect it

ADV.

completely | loosely | up
She used dried leaves and twigs to cover up the hole.

VERB + COVER

try to
She tried to cover her face with her hands. (figurative) He tried to cover his embarrassment by starting to rub his hands together.
| use sth to

PREP.

with
He covered the body with a cloth.

2 form a layer on sth

ADV.

completely

PREP.

in
The cars were all covered in snow.
| with
The children were completely covered with mud.

3 money/tax/insurance

ADV.

barely, hardly
The payments he gets barely cover his expenses.

VERB + COVER

help (to) | be intended to | be extended to
VAT may be extended to cover books.

PREP.

against
This policy should cover you against accidental injury.
| for
a policy that covers you for fire and theft



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