cover

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cover is part of the Basic English 850.
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cover is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
cover

Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
cover

Third-person singular
covers

Past tense
covered

Past participle
covered

Present participle
covering

  1. Something that is covering another thing is on top of (or over) the other thing in a way that stops people from seeing it.
    I cover myself in two blankets at night to stay warm.
    Remember to cover the pot with a lid while you're cooking something.

Noun[change]

Singular
cover

Plural
covers

  1. A cover is something that usually covers something else.
    The cover of the book has a picture on it under the name of the book.