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covering fire, cover
n. fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations; "artillery provided covering fire for the withdrawal"
cover, blanket
n. bedding that keeps a person warm in bed; "he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep"
concealment, covert, cover, screen
n. a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something; "a 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"
cover song, cover version, cover
n. a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else; "they made a cover of a Beatles' song"
natural covering, cover, covering
n. a natural object that covers or envelops; "under a covering of dust"; "the fox was flushed from its cover"
cover charge, cover
n. a fixed charge by a restaurant or nightclub over and above the charge for food and drink
cover
n. the removable top part of a machine protecting the inner part
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cover
v. play a higher card than the one previously played; "Smith covered again"
underwrite, insure, cover
v. protect by insurance; "The insurance won't cover this"
cover, report
v. be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism; "Snow reported on China in the 1950's"; "The cub reporter covered New York City"
cover
v. be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game
cover
v. to take an action to protect against future problems; "Count the cash in the drawer twice just to cover yourself"
spread over, cover
v. form a cover over; "The grass covered the grave"
cover
v. provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers"
cover, overlay
v. put something on top of something else; "cover the meat with a lot of gravy"
cover, breed
v. copulate with a female, used especially of horses; "The horse covers the mare"
cover, hide, enshroud, shroud
v. cover as if with a shroud; "The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery"
cut across, cut through, get across, get over, pass over, cross, cover, track, traverse
v. travel across or pass over; "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"
cover
v. help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities; "She is covering for our secretary who is ill this week"
cover, comprehend, encompass, embrace
v. include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory; "This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds"; "this should cover everyone in the group"
cover
v. provide for; "The grant doesn't cover my salary"
extend, continue, cover
v. span an interval of distance, space or time; "The 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"
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incasement, encasement
n. the act of enclosing something in a case
lying in wait, trap, ambuscade, ambush
n. the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise
covering
n. an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
blind
n. a hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters); "he waited impatiently in the blind"
blind
n. a hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters); "he waited impatiently in the blind"
lip
n. (botany) either of the two parts of a bilabiate corolla or calyx
fender, buffer
n. a cushion-like device that reduces shock due to an impact
camouflage
n. device or stratagem for concealment or deceit
camouflage
n. device or stratagem for concealment or deceit
canopy
n. a covering (usually of cloth) that serves as a roof to shelter an area from the weather
canopy
n. a covering (usually of cloth) that serves as a roof to shelter an area from the weather
bema, sanctuary, chancel
n. area around the altar of a church for the clergy and choir; often enclosed by a lattice or railing
cloak
n. a loose outer garment
cloak
n. a loose outer garment
coating
n. a heavy fabric suitable for coats
drapery
n. cloth gracefully draped and arranged in loose folds
drapery
n. cloth gracefully draped and arranged in loose folds
front
n. the side that is seen or that goes first
film
n. a thin coating or layer; "the table was covered with a film of dust"
plastic film, film
n. a thin sheet of (usually plastic and usually transparent) material used to wrap or cover things
head covering, veil
n. a garment that covers the head and face
jacket
n. the tough metal shell casing for certain kinds of ammunition
layer
n. a hen that lays eggs
shelter
n. temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons
winding-clothes, winding-sheet, cerement, shroud, pall
n. burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped
canopy
n. the umbrellalike part of a parachute that fills with air
canopy
n. the umbrellalike part of a parachute that fills with air
canopy
n. the umbrellalike part of a parachute that fills with air
shield
n. a protective covering or structure
embrasure, porthole, port
n. an opening (in a wall or ship or armored vehicle) for firing through
sanctuary
n. a consecrated place where sacred objects are kept
concealment, covert, cover, screen
n. a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something; "a 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"
smoke screen, smokescreen
n. an action intended to conceal or confuse or obscure; "requesting new powers of surveillance is just a smokescreen to hide their failures"
flat solid, sheet
n. a flat artifact that is thin relative to its length and width
shelter
n. protective covering that provides protection from the weather
shelter
n. protective covering that provides protection from the weather
screen, blind
n. a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight; "they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet"
screen, blind
n. a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight; "they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet"
screen, blind
n. a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight; "they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet"
cover song, cover version, cover
n. a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else; "they made a cover of a Beatles' song"
tegument, cutis, skin
n. a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body"
anterior, front tooth
n. a tooth situated at the front of the mouth; "his malocclusion was caused by malposed anteriors"
anterior, front tooth
n. a tooth situated at the front of the mouth; "his malocclusion was caused by malposed anteriors"
anterior, front tooth
n. a tooth situated at the front of the mouth; "his malocclusion was caused by malposed anteriors"
front end, forepart, front
n. the side that is forward or prominent
front end, forepart, front
n. the side that is forward or prominent
front end, forepart, front
n. the side that is forward or prominent
layer
n. a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another
exterior, outside
n. the outer side or surface of something
surface
n. the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object; "they skimmed over the surface of the water"; "a brush small enough to clean every dental surface"; "the sun has no distinct surface"
natural covering, cover, covering
n. a natural object that covers or envelops; "under a covering of dust"; "the fox was flushed from its cover"
natural covering, cover, covering
n. a natural object that covers or envelops; "under a covering of dust"; "the fox was flushed from its cover"
rind, skin
n. a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body"
submerge, deluge, inundate
v. fill or cover completely, usually with water
incorporate, integrate
v. make into a whole or make part of a whole; "She incorporated his suggestions into her proposal"
overburden
v. burden with too much work or responsibility
flood out, deluge, overwhelm
v. charge someone with too many tasks
talk terms, negociate, negotiate
v. discuss the terms of an arrangement; "They negotiated the sale of the house"
authorise, clear, pass, authorize
v. grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"
O.K., sanction, okay, approve
v. give sanction to; "I approve of his educational policies"
defend
v. be on the defensive; act against an attack
layer
v. make or form a layer; "layer the different colored sands"
layer
v. make or form a layer; "layer the different colored sands"
finish
v. provide with a finish; "The carpenter finished the table beautifully"; "this shirt is not finished properly"
swathe, swaddle
v. wrap in swaddling clothes; "swaddled the infant"
shroud
v. wrap in a shroud; "shroud the corpses"
cover
v. provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers"
mask
v. put a mask on or cover with a mask; "Mask the children for Halloween"
block out, mask
v. shield from light
mask
v. cover with a sauce; "mask the meat"
plate
v. coat with a layer of metal; "plate spoons with silver"
plate
v. coat with a layer of metal; "plate spoons with silver"
veil
v. to obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil; "women in Afghanistan veil their faces"
incase, case, encase
v. enclose in, or as if in, a case; "my feet were encased in mud"
cut
v. make an abrupt change of image or sound; "cut from one scene to another"
surround, smother
v. envelop completely; "smother the meat in gravy"
enclose, wrap, enwrap, enfold, envelop
v. enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering; "Fog enveloped the house"
cover, hide, enshroud, shroud
v. cover as if with a shroud; "The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery"
fence in, fence
v. enclose with a fence; "we fenced in our yard"
bring forth, generate
v. bring into existence; "The new manager generated a lot of problems"; "The computer bug generated chaos in the office"; "The computer generated this image"; "The earthquake generated a tsunami"
originate
v. begin a trip at a certain point, as of a plane, train, bus, etc.; "The flight originates in Calcutta"
conceptualise, conceptualize, conceive, gestate
v. have the idea for; "He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients"; "This library was well conceived"
hatch
v. draw, cut, or engrave lines, usually parallel, on metal, wood, or paper; "hatch the sheet"
embark on, start up, commence, start
v. get off the ground; "Who started this company?"; "We embarked on an exciting enterprise"; "I start my day with a good breakfast"; "We began the new semester"; "The afternoon session begins at 4 PM"; "The blood shed started when the partisans launched a surprise attack"
enamel
v. coat, inlay, or surface with enamel
enamel
v. coat, inlay, or surface with enamel
engild, begild, gild
v. decorate with, or as if with, gold leaf or liquid gold
engild, begild, gild
v. decorate with, or as if with, gold leaf or liquid gold
give rise to, bring about, produce
v. cause to happen, occur or exist; "This procedure produces a curious effect"; "The new law gave rise to many complaints"; "These chemicals produce a noxious vapor"; "the new President must bring about a change in the health care system"
navigate
v. travel by boat propelled by wind or by other means; "The QE2 will sail to Southampton tomorrow"
journey, travel
v. travel upon or across; "travel the oceans"
escort
v. accompany as an escort; "She asked her older brother to escort her to the ball"
conceal, hide
v. prevent from being seen or discovered; "Muslim women hide their faces"; "hide the money"
conceal, hide
v. prevent from being seen or discovered; "Muslim women hide their faces"; "hide the money"
haze over, obnubilate, mist, cloud, fog, becloud, befog, obscure
v. make less visible or unclear; "The stars are obscured by the clouds"; "the big elm tree obscures our view of the valley"
mask, disguise
v. make unrecognizable; "The herb masks the garlic taste"; "We disguised our faces before robbing the bank"
mask, disguise
v. make unrecognizable; "The herb masks the garlic taste"; "We disguised our faces before robbing the bank"
camouflage
v. disguise by camouflaging; exploit the natural surroundings to disguise something; "The troops camouflaged themselves before they went into enemy territory"
camouflage
v. disguise by camouflaging; exploit the natural surroundings to disguise something; "The troops camouflaged themselves before they went into enemy territory"
plunk for, plump for, indorse, support, endorse, back
v. be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960"
formalise, formalize, validate
v. declare or make legally valid
cover, comprehend, encompass, embrace
v. include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory; "This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds"; "this should cover everyone in the group"
possess
v. have as an attribute, knowledge, or skill; "he possesses great knowledge about the Middle East"
shelter
v. invest (money) so that it is not taxable
extend, lead, pass, go, run
v. stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point; "Service runs all the way to Cranbury"; "His knowledge doesn't go very far"; "My memory extends back to my fourth year of life"; "The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets"
extend, continue, cover
v. span an interval of distance, space or time; "The 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"
overspread, spread
v. spread across or over; "A big oil spot spread across the water"
face, look, front
v. be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to; "The house looks north"; "My backyard look onto the pond"; "The building faces the park"
body forth, substantiate, embody, incarnate
v. represent in bodily form; "He embodies all that is evil wrong with the system"; "The painting substantiates the feelings of the artist"
environ, encircle, surround, ring, round, circle
v. be around; "Developments surround the town"; "The river encircles the village"
border, bound
v. form the boundary of; be contiguous to
hold in, confine, enclose
v. close in; darkness enclosed him"
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report
v. make known to the authorities; "One student reported the other to the principal"
straddle, range
v. range or extend over; occupy a certain area; "The plants straddle the entire state"
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root
n. (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
leave off
v. stop using; "leave off your jacket--no need to wear it here"
undo, unwrap
v. remove the outer cover or wrapping of; "Let's unwrap the gifts!"; "undo the parcel"
expose, uncover
v. remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body; "uncover your belly"; "The man exposed himself in the subway"
bare
v. lay bare; "bare your breasts"; "bare your feelings"
bring out, reveal, unveil, uncover
v. make visible; "Summer brings out bright clothes"; "He brings out the best in her"
exclude
v. lack or fail to include; "The cost for the trip excludes food and beverages"
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