What is cover?

  • (noun): A fixed charge by a restaurant or night club over and above the charge for food and drink.
    Synonyms: cover charge
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on cover, covers:

You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Cover Versions
... A cover by Carmen Carter Donnie McClurkin featured in the 2000 Walt Disney Pictures direct-to-video animated film An Extremely Goofy Movie ... A cover version sung by actress Anne Hathaway was included on the soundtrack for the 2004 film Ella Enchanted, adapted from the fantasy novel of the same name ... A cover was performed by Hot Buttered Rum String Band on their live release "Live in The Northeast." ...
Echoes: The Best Of Pink Floyd - Cover
... Storm Thorgerson, best known for creating the majority of album covers for Pink Floyd, worked with the band Dream Theater on their 1997 album Falling into Infinity and submitted to the band two ... One became the cover that was used on the release ...
Cover - Other Uses
... Mating of animals, e.g ... a stallion covers a mare ...
Vic Rattlehead
... His image appears on several Megadeth album covers ... When the band started in 1985, he was on their first four album covers (1985–1990) ... Vic did not appear on the front cover of any albums or compilations from 1991 to 2000 ...
Hubcap
... A hubcap, wheel cover or wheel trim is a decorative disk on an automobile wheel that covers at least a central portion of the wheel ... Cars with stamped steel wheels often use a full wheel cover that conceals the entire wheel ... Alternatively, wheel cover refers to an accessory covering an external rear-mounted spare tire (also known as a spare tire cover) found on some off-road or survival-type vehicles ...

More definitions of "cover":

  • (verb): Be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game.
  • (verb): Protect or defend (a position in a game).
    Example: "He covered left field"
  • (verb): Hold within range of an aimed firearm.
  • (verb): Invest with a large or excessive amount of something.
    Example: "She covered herself with glory"
  • (verb): Span an interval of distance, space or time.
    Synonyms: extend
  • (noun): Bedding that keeps a person warm in bed.
    Synonyms: blanket
  • (noun): A recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else.
    Example: "They made a cover of a Beatles' song"
    Synonyms: cover version, cover song
  • (verb): Help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities.
    Example: "She is covering for our secretary who is ill this week"
  • (verb): Be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism.
    Synonyms: report
  • (verb): Put something on top of something else.
    Example: "Cover the meat with a lot of gravy"
    Synonyms: overlay
  • (verb): Spread over a surface to conceal or protect.
    Example: "This paint covers well"
  • (noun): Covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container).
    Example: "Put the cover back on the kettle"
    Synonyms: top
  • (noun): A false identity and background (especially one created for an undercover agent).
    Example: "Her new name and passport are cover for her next assignment"
  • (verb): Maintain a check on; especially by patrolling.
    Example: "The second officer covered the top floor"
  • (verb): Hide from view or knowledge.
    Synonyms: cover up
  • (verb): Protect by insurance.
    Example: "The insurance won't cover this"
    Synonyms: insure, underwrite
  • (verb): Play a higher card than the one previously played.
    Example: "Smith covered again"
  • (verb): Be sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of.
    Example: "Is this enough to cover the check?"
  • (verb): Clothe, as if for protection from the elements.
    Example: "Cover your head!"
    Synonyms: wrap up
  • (verb): To take an action to protect against future problems.
    Example: "Count the cash in the drawer twice just to cover yourself"
  • (noun): A natural object that covers or envelops.
    Example: "The fox was flushed from its cover"
    Synonyms: covering, natural covering
  • (verb): Provide for.
    Example: "The grant doesn't cover my salary"
  • (noun): The act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it.
    Example: "The cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft"
    Synonyms: covering, screening, masking
  • (noun): Fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations.
    Synonyms: covering fire
  • (verb): Provide with a covering or cause to be covered.
    Example: "Cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers"
  • (verb): Copulate with a female, used especially of horses.
    Synonyms: breed
  • (verb): Include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory.
    Example: "This should cover everyone in the group"
    Synonyms: embrace, encompass, comprehend
  • (verb): Make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities.
    Synonyms: compensate, overcompensate
  • (noun): A covering that serves to conceal or shelter something.
    Example: "Under cover of darkness"
    Synonyms: screen, covert, concealment

Famous quotes containing the word cover:

    Laid out for death, let thy last kindness be
    With leaves and moss-work for to cover me:
    And while the wood-nymphs my cold corpse inter,
    Sing thou my dirge, sweet-warbling chorister!
    For epitaph, in foliage, next write this:
    Here, here the tomb of Robin Herrick is.
    Robert Herrick (1591–1674)

    Nothing can we call our own but death,
    And that small model of the barren earth
    Which serves as paste and cover to our bones.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    There is reason in the distinction of civil and uncivil. The manners are sometimes so rough a rind that we doubt whether they cover any core or sap-wood at all.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)