Translation of "cover" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb [ T ] uk /ˈkʌvər/ us

A2 to put something over something else, in order to protect or hide it

örtmek, kapamak, gizlemek
They covered him with a blanket.
He covered his face with his hands.
→ Opposite uncover

B1 to form a layer on the surface of something

(tabaka) kaplamak,
Snow covered the trees.
My legs were covered in/with mud.

B2 to travel a particular distance

(mesafe) yol almak, katetmek, belli bir mesafede seyahat etmek
We covered 700 kilometres in four days.

B2 to be a particular size or area

(alan) kapsamak
The town covers an area of 10 square miles.

B1 to include or deal with a subject or piece of information

içermek, kapsamak
The book covers European history from 1789-1914.

B2 to report on an event for a newspaper, television programme, etc

anlatmak, haber/bilgi vermek (tv, gazete), ropörtaj yapmak
Dave was asked to cover the Olympics.

to be enough money to pay for something

(para) ödemek, karşılamak, ödemeye yetmek
100 euros should cover the cost of the repairs.

to provide financial protection if something bad happens

(mali koruma) karşılamak, masraflarını ödemek, kapsamak, yetmek
You need travel insurance that covers accident and injury.
→ See also touch/cover all the bases

(Translation of “cover verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)