PUT › to put something over something else, in order to protect or hide it: They covered him with a blanket. He covered his face with his hands. → Opposite uncover
LAYER › to form a layer on the surface of something: Snow covered the trees. My legs were covered in/with mud.
DISTANCE › to travel a particular distance: We covered 700 kilometres in four days.
AREA › to be a particular size or area: The town covers an area of 10 square miles.
INCLUDE › to include or deal with a subject or piece of information: The book covers European history from 1789-1914.
REPORT › to report on an event for a newspaper, television programme, etc: Dave was asked to cover the Olympics.
MONEY › to be enough money to pay for something: £100 should cover the cost of the repairs.
FINANCIAL PROTECTION › to provide financial protection if something bad happens: travel insurance that covers accident and injury → See also touch/cover all the bases