Noun Definition


1.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):concealment, covert, screen

Category: Objects

2.Definition: a false identity and background (especially one created for an undercover agent)

"Her new name and passport are cover for her next assignment"

Category: General

3.Definition: a fixed charge by a restaurant or nightclub over and above the charge for food and drink

Category: General

4.Definition: a natural object that covers or envelops

"Under a covering of dust", "The fox was flushed from its cover"

Category: Objects

5.Definition: a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else

"They made a cover of a Beatles' song"

Category: Objects

6.Definition: bedding that keeps a person warm in bed

"He pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep"

Related Noun(s):blanket

Category: Objects

7.Definition: covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container)

"He removed the top of the carton", "He couldn't get the top off of the bottle", "Put the cover back on the kettle"

Related Noun(s):top

Category: Objects

8.Definition: fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations

"Artillery provided covering fire for the withdrawal"

Category: General

9.Definition: the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it

"The cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft"

Category: General

10.Definition: the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book

Related Noun(s):back

Category: Objects