cover

I
n.
shelter
concealment

1) to seek; take cover

2) to break cover

3) (colloq.) to blow one's cover ('to give oneself away')

4) under cover (under cover of darkness)

covering

5) cloud cover

6) a dust; mattress; pillow cover

defense

7) air cover

front

8) a cover for (the whole operation was a cover for foreign agents)

envelope

9) under separate cover

binding

10) from cover to cover (to read a book from cover to cover)

II
v.

1) ('to report on') to cover live (the event will be covered live by TV)

2) (D; refl., tr.) ('to protect') to cover against (this policy will cover you against flood damage)

3) (d; intr.) to cover for ('to substitute for') (to cover for a friend)

* * *
['kʌvə]
pillow cover
take cover
['covering'] cloud cover
['defense'] air cover
['envelope'] under separate cover
['shelter'] ['concealment'] to seek
a dust
to break cover
(colloq.) to blow one's cover ('to give oneself away')
('to report on') to cover live (the event will be covered live by TV)
['front'] a cover for (the whole operation was a cover for foreign agents)
(D; refl., tr.) ('to protect') to cover against (this policy will cover you against flood damage)
['binding'] from cover to cover (to read a book from cover to cover)
(d; intr.) to cover for (to cover for a friend; 'to substitute for')
under cover (under cover of darkness)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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