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    Cover - (v. t.) To overspread the surface of (one thing) with another; as, to cover wood with paint or lacquer; to cover a table with a cloth.
    Cover - (v. t.) To envelop; to clothe, as with a mantle or cloak.
    Cover - (v. t.) To invest (one's self with something); to bring upon (one's self); as, he covered himself with glory.
    Cover - (v. t.) To hide sight; to conceal; to cloak; as, the enemy were covered from our sight by the woods.
    Cover - (v. t.) To brood or sit on; to incubate.
    Cover - (v. t.) To shelter, as from evil or danger; to protect; to defend; as, the cavalry covered the retreat.
    Cover - (v. t.) To remove from remembrance; to put away; to remit.
    Cover - (v. t.) To extend over; to be sufficient for; to comprehend, include, or embrace; to account for or solve; to counterbalance; as, a mortgage which fully covers a sum loaned on it; a law which covers all possible cases of a crime; receipts than do not cover expenses.
    Cover - (v. t.) To put the usual covering or headdress on.
    Cover - (v. t.) To copulate with (a female); to serve; as, a horse covers a mare; -- said of the male.
    Cover - (n.) Anything which is laid, set, or spread, upon, about, or over, another thing; an envelope; a lid; as, the cover of a book.
    Cover - (n.) Anything which veils or conceals; a screen; disguise; a cloak.
    Cover - (n.) Shelter; protection; as, the troops fought under cover of the batteries; the woods afforded a good cover.
    Cover - (n.) The woods, underbrush, etc., which shelter and conceal game; covert; as, to beat a cover; to ride to cover.
    Cover - (n.) The lap of a slide valve.
    Cover - (n.) A tablecloth, and the other table furniture; esp., the table furniture for the use of one person at a meal; as, covers were laid for fifty guests.
    Cover - (v. i.) To spread a table for a meal; to prepare a banquet.
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    Definition: Similar or Containing
    Covered - (imp. & p. p.) of Cover
    Covering - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Cover
    Coverchief - (n.) A covering for the head.
    Covercle - (n.) A small cover; a lid.
    Covered - (a.) Under cover; screened; sheltered; not exposed; hidden.
    Coverer - (n.) One who, or that which, covers.
    Covering - (n.) Anything which covers or conceals, as a roof, a screen, a wrapper, clothing, etc.
    Coverlet - (n.) The uppermost cover of a bed or of any piece of furniture.
    Coverlid - (n.) A coverlet.
    Cover-point - (n.) The fielder in the games of cricket and lacrosse who supports "point."
    Coversed sine - () The versed sine of the complement of an arc or angle. See Illust. of Functions.
    Cover-shame - (n.) Something used to conceal infamy.
    Covert - (v. t.) Covered over; private; hid; secret; disguised.
    Covert - (v. t.) Sheltered; not open or exposed; retired; protected; as, a covert nook.
    Covert - (v. t.) Under cover, authority or protection; as, a feme covert, a married woman who is considered as being under the protection and control of her husband.
    Covert - (a.) A place that covers and protects; a shelter; a defense.
    Covert - (a.) One of the special feathers covering the bases of the quills of the wings and tail of a bird. See Illust. of Bird.
    Covert baron - () Under the protection of a husband; married.
    Covertly - (adv.) Secretly; in private; insidiously.
    Covertness - (n.) Secrecy; privacy.
    Coverture - (n.) Covering; shelter; defense; hiding.
    Coverture - (n.) The condition of a woman during marriage, because she is considered under the cover, influence, power, and protection of her husband, and therefore called a feme covert, or femme couverte.
    Covered - (imp. & p. p.) of Covet
    Discovered - (imp. & p. p.) of Discover
    Discovering - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Discover
    Discover - (v. t.) To uncover.
    Discover - (v. t.) To disclose; to lay open to view; to make visible; to reveal; to make known; to show (what has been secret, unseen, or unknown).
    Discover - (v. t.) To obtain for the first time sight or knowledge of, as of a thing existing already, but not perceived or known; to find; to ascertain; to espy; to detect.
    Discover - (v. t.) To manifest without design; to show.
    Discover - (v. t.) To explore; to examine.
    Discover - (v. i.) To discover or show one's self.
    Discoverability - (n.) The quality of being discoverable.
    Discoverable - (a.) Capable of being discovered, found out, or perceived; as, many minute animals are discoverable only by the help of the microscope; truths discoverable by human industry.
    Discoverer - (n.) One who discovers; one who first comes to the knowledge of something; one who discovers an unknown country, or a new principle, truth, or fact.
    Discoverer - (n.) A scout; an explorer.
    Discoverment - (n.) Discovery.
    Discovert - (a.) Not covert; not within the bonds of matrimony; unmarried; -- applied either to a woman who has never married or to a widow.
    Discovert - (n.) An uncovered place or part.
    Discoverture - (n.) Discovery.
    Discoverture - (n.) A state of being released from coverture; freedom of a woman from the coverture of a husband.
    Discoveries - (pl. ) of Discovery
    Discovery - (n.) The action of discovering; exposure to view; laying open; showing; as, the discovery of a plot.
    Discovery - (n.) A making known; revelation; disclosure; as, a bankrupt is bound to make a full discovery of his assets.
    Discovery - (n.) Finding out or ascertaining something previously unknown or unrecognized; as, Harvey's discovery of the circulation of the blood.
    Discovery - (n.) That which is discovered; a thing found out, or for the first time ascertained or recognized; as, the properties of the magnet were an important discovery.
    Discovery - (n.) Exploration; examination.
    Indiscoverable - (a.) Not discoverable; undiscoverable.
    Indiscovery - (n.) Want of discovery.
    Irrecoverable - (a.) Not capable of being recovered, regained, or remedied; irreparable; as, an irrecoverable loss, debt, or injury.
    Nondiscovery - (n.) Want or failure of discovery.
    Overcover - (v. t.) To cover up.
    Prediscover - (v. t.) To discover beforehand.
    Prediscovery - (n.) A previous discovery.
    Recover - (v. t.) To cover again.
    Recovered - (imp. & p. p.) of Recover
    Recovering - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Recover
    Recover - (v. t.) To get or obtain again; to get renewed possession of; to win back; to regain.
    Recover - (v. t.) To make good by reparation; to make up for; to retrieve; to repair the loss or injury of; as, to recover lost time.
    Recover - (v. t.) To restore from sickness, faintness, or the like; to bring back to life or health; to cure; to heal.
    Recover - (v. t.) To overcome; to get the better of, -- as a state of mind or body.
    Recover - (v. t.) To rescue; to deliver.
    Recover - (v. t.) To gain by motion or effort; to obtain; to reach; to come to.
    Recover - (v. t.) To gain as a compensation; to obtain in return for injury or debt; as, to recover damages in trespass; to recover debt and costs in a suit at law; to obtain title to by judgement in a court of law; as, to recover lands in ejectment or common recovery; to gain by legal process; as, to recover judgement against a defendant.
    Recover - (v. i.) To regain health after sickness; to grow well; to be restored or cured; hence, to regain a former state or condition after misfortune, alarm, etc.; -- often followed by of or from; as, to recover from a state of poverty; to recover from fright.
    Recover - (v. i.) To make one's way; to come; to arrive.
    Recover - (v. i.) To obtain a judgement; to succeed in a lawsuit; as, the plaintiff has recovered in his suit.
    Recover - (n.) Recovery.
    Recoverable - (a.) Capable of being recovered or regained; capable of being brought back to a former condition, as from sickness, misfortune, etc.; obtainable from a debtor or possessor; as, the debt is recoverable; goods lost or sunk in the ocean are not recoverable.
    Re coverance - (n.) Recovery.
    Recoveree - (n.) The person against whom a judgment is obtained in common recovery.
    Recoverer - (n.) One who recovers.
    Recoveror - (n.) The demandant in a common recovery after judgment.
    Recovery - (n.) The act of recovering, regaining, or retaking possession.
    Recovery - (n.) Restoration from sickness, weakness, faintness, or the like; restoration from a condition of mistortune, of fright, etc.
    Recovery - (n.) The obtaining in a suit at law of a right to something by a verdict and judgment of court.
    Recovery - (n.) The getting, or gaining, of something not previously had.
    Recovery - (n.) In rowing, the act of regaining the proper position for making a new stroke.
    Rediscover - (v. t.) To discover again.
    Turacoverdin - (n.) A green pigment found in the feathers of the turacou. See Turacin.
    Uncovered - (imp. & p. p.) of Uncover
    Uncovering - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Uncover
    Uncover - (v. t.) To take the cover from; to divest of covering; as, to uncover a box, bed, house, or the like; to uncover one's body.
    Uncover - (v. t.) To show openly; to disclose; to reveal.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Cover - v. 1 (often foll. By with) protect or conceal with a cloth, lid, etc. 2 a extend over; occupy the whole surface of. B (often foll. By with) strew thickly or thoroughly. C lie over. 3 a protect; clothe. B (as covered adj.) Wearing a hat; having a roof. 4 include; comprise; deal with. 5 travel (a specified distance). 6 describe as a reporter. 7 be enough to defray (20 should cover it). 8 a refl. Take measures to protect oneself. B (absol.; foll. By for) stand in for. 9 a aim a gun etc. At. B (of a fortress, guns, etc.) Command (territory). C protect (an exposed person etc.) By being able to return fire. 10 a esp. Cricket stand behind (another player) to stop any missed balls. B mark (an opposing player). 11 (of a stallion etc.) Copulate with. n. 1 thing that covers, esp.: a lid. B book's binding. C either board of this. D envelope or wrapping (under separate cover). 2 shelter. 3 a pretence; screen. B pretended identity. C mil. Supporting force protecting an advance party from attack. 4 a funds, esp. Obtainable from insurance to meet a liability or secure against loss. B insurance protection (third-party cover). 5 person acting as a substitute. 6 place-setting at table. 7 cricket = *cover-point. cover up completely cover or conceal. Take cover find shelter. [latin cooperio]
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    Coverage - n. 1 area or amount covered. 2 amount of publicity received by an event etc.
    Coverall - n. Esp. Us 1 thing that covers entirely. 2 (usu. In pl.) Full-length protective garment.
    Cover charge - n. Service charge per head in a restaurant, nightclub, etc.
    Cover girl - n. Female model appearing on magazine covers etc.
    Covering letter - n. (also covering note) explanatory letter sent with an enclosure.
    Coverlet - n. Bedspread. [anglo-french: related to *cover, lit bed]
    Cover note - n. Temporary certificate of insurance.
    Cover-point - n. Cricket 1 fielding position covering point. 2 fielder at this position.
    Cover story - n. News story in a magazine that is advertised etc. On the front cover.
    Covert - adj. Secret or disguised (covert glance). n. 1 shelter, esp. A thicket hiding game. 2 feather covering the base of a bird's flight-feather. covertly adv. [french: related to *cover]
    Cover-up - n. Concealment of facts.
    Discover - v. 1 a find out or become aware of, by intention or chance. B be first to find or find out (who discovered america?). 2 find and promote as a new performer. discoverer n. [latin discooperio: related to *dis-, *cover]
    Discovery - n. (pl. -ies) 1 discovering or being discovered. 2 person or thing discovered.
    Dust cover - n. 1 = *dust-sheet. 2 = *dust-jacket.
    Extra cover - n. Cricket 1 fielding position on a line between cover-point and mid-off, but beyond these. 2 fielder at this position.
    First-day cover - n. Envelope with stamps postmarked on their first day of issue.
    Ground cover - n. Low-growing plants covering the surface of the earth.
    Irrecoverable - adj. Not able to be recovered or remedied. irrecoverably adv.
    Loose cover - n. Removable cover for an armchair etc.
    Recover - v. 1 regain possession, use, or control of. 2 return to health, consciousness, or to a normal state or position. 3 obtain or secure by legal process. 4 retrieve or make up for (a loss, setback, etc.). 5 refl. Regain composure, consciousness, or control of one's limbs. 6 retrieve (reusable substances) from waste. recoverable adj. [latin: related to *recuperate]
    Re-cover - v. 1 cover again. 2 provide (a chair etc.) With a new cover.
    Recovery - n. (pl. -ies) recovering or being recovered. [anglo-french recoverie: related to *recover]
    Rediscover - v. Discover again. rediscovery n. (pl. -ies).
    Self-discovery - n. Process of acquiring insight into one's character, desires, etc.
    Uncover - v. 1 remove a cover or covering from. 2 disclose (uncovered the truth).
    Undercover - adj. (usu. Attrib.) 1 surreptitious. 2 spying incognito, esp. By infiltration (undercover agent).
    Undiscovered - adj. Not discovered.

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