Definitions For Cover


  • Fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations
  • The act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
  • A false identity and background (especially one created for an undercover agent)
  • The protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book
  • Bedding that keeps a person warm in bed
  • A recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else
  • A covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
  • Covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container)
  • A natural object that covers or envelops
  • A fixed charge by a restaurant or nightclub over and above the charge for food and drink
  • Something that is put around or on top of another thing especially to protect, hide, or close it
  • A blanket or sheet on a bed
  • The outer part of a book or magazine


  • Clothe, as if for protection from the elements
  • Sit on (eggs)
  • Protect by insurance
  • Be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism
  • Maintain a check on; especially by patrolling
  • Act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression
  • Hold within range of an aimed firearm
  • Protect or defend (a position in a game)
  • Be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game
  • Play a higher card than the one previously played
  • Form a cover over
  • Provide with a covering or cause to be covered
  • Put something on top of something else
  • Copulate with a female, used especially of horses
  • Cover as if with a shroud
  • Travel across or pass over
  • Spread over a surface to conceal or protect
  • Hide from view or knowledge
  • Be sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of
  • To take an action to protect against future problems
  • Help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities
  • Invest with a large or excessive amount of something
  • Include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory
  • Make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities
  • Provide for
  • Span an interval of distance, space or time
  • To put something over, on top of, or in front of (something else) especially in order to protect, hide, or close it
  • To be spread over or on top of (something)
  • To be over much or all of the surface of (something)

Is Cover a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Cover is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Cover in a Sentence

  • The gardener covered the soil with mulch.
  • The furniture had been covered in a protective cloth.
  • We covered the stains on the wall with a fresh coat of paint.
  • She placed a cover over the pan so that the oil wouldn't spatter.
  • I put a cover on the sofa to protect it.
  • There's a picture of the author on the book's back cover.

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Antonyms for Cover

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