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English definition of “cover”

cover

verb [T] (PLACE OVER)    /ˈkʌv.ər/ US  //
A2 to put or spread something over something, or to lie on the surface of something: The light was so bright that I had to cover my eyes. Snow covered the hillsides. She covered him (up) with a blanket. Cover the meat with a layer of cheese. The bandages were covered with/in blood. How much of the Earth's surface is covered by/with water?Covering and adding layers
(Definition of cover verb (PLACE OVER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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