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Spanish translation of “cover”

cover

verb /ˈkavə/
to put or spread something on, over or in front of
(re)cubrir
They covered (up) the body with a sheet My shoes are covered in paint.
to be enough to pay for
cubrir, llegar para
Will 10 dollars cover your expenses?
to travel
recorrer
We covered forty miles in one day.
to stretch over a length of time etc
abarcar, comprender, tratar
His diary covered three years.
to protect
cubrir, proteger
Are we both covered by your car insurance?
to report on
informar acerca de
I’m covering the race for the local newspaper.
to point a gun at
apuntar
I had him covered.
coverage /-ridʒ/ noun the amount of protection given by insurance
cobertura
insurance coverage.
the extent of the inclusion of items in a news report etc
reportaje, crónica, información, cobertura
The TV coverage of the Olympic Games was extensive.
covering noun
capa
My car has a covering of dirt.
cover-girl noun a girl pictured on a magazine cover.
modelo de portada (chica)
cover story noun (plural cover stories) the main story in a magazine that goes with a picture on the front cover
noticia de primera página, titulares
The cover story is about the marriage of two celebrities.
cover-up noun an attempt to hide or conceal (something illegal or dishonest)
encubrimiento
a government cover-up.
(Definition of cover from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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