Appearance
Use device theme  
Dark theme
Light theme

What is another word for cover?

Need synonyms for cover? Here's a list of similar words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Noun
A thing which lies on, over, or around something, especially in order to protect or conceal it
“He gently flipped the cover of the gold box, revealing an azure light emanating from within.”
Noun
Something that encloses another thing, especially to protect it
“Your new camera comes with a protective cover.”
Noun
Shelter or protection sought by people in danger
“Fortunately, I had an umbrella with me to provide cover from the rain.”
Noun
A thick protective outer part or page of a book or magazine
“The splendid cover of the book is evocative of a magical escape.”
Noun
Undergrowth or trees, especially when used as a shelter or camouflage
“Dutch was determined to slay the ugly predator hiding in the cover of the Central American jungle.”
Noun
An activity or organization used as a means of concealing an illegal or secret activity
more ❯
“Heisenberg ran a car wash as a cover for his money-laundering operation.”
Noun
Protection by insurance against liability, loss, or accident
“I need to call the insurance company to get some cover for my new car.”
Noun
A (usually thick) layer or deposit of material
“Fedor Zan led the way into the pine forest, trudging briskly through the thick cover of snow.”
Noun
Someone or something replaces another, sometimes temporarily
“We will need to find a cover for your shifts before we can approve your leave.”
Noun
(the covers) A blanket or bedspread
“I hid in my bed, safe beneath the covers and surrounded by pillows.”
Noun
A wrapper used to enclose documents
“The report will be sent to you under separate cover.”
Noun
A place to hide, or to seek shelter or privacy
Noun
A rooflike covering
Noun
The outside part or uppermost layer of something
Noun
A reason or explanation given to justify a fault or offense
more ❯
Noun
An excuse or pretext to avoid a commitment or responsibility
Noun
Something designed to mislead to divert attention
Noun
State of being impervious, immune to, or blocking an external influence or harm
Noun
A screen for a window, especially one on a roller or made of slats
Noun
Piece protecting part of a vehicle
Noun
A covering for the head and neck with an opening for the face
Noun
An external covering at the top of a building or structure
Noun
Comparative darkness caused by shelter from direct sunlight
Noun
An item of clothing
more ❯
Noun
A thin, flat piece of material made of cloth, paper, metal, etc.
Noun
A large sheet that is draped over furniture to protect it from dust
Noun
The act of evading or avoiding a clear and honest response
Noun
A piece of cloth or other material used to mend or strengthen a torn or weak point
Noun
A tarp, a heavy, waterproof sheet of material, often cloth, used as a cover or blanket
Noun
A folding cover or holder, typically made of stiff paper or card, for storing loose papers
Noun
A deceptive representation or argument creating a false appearance of strength
Noun
An agreement or contract providing cover against specified risks
Noun
A protective table mat, usually heat-resistant, for a single setting of plates and dishes
Noun
A small cap, cover, or protector used for fingertips while sewing
Noun
A table arrangement with utensils and glassware used for one person
Noun
A version of a song that is a rerecording of that song by a different artist
Noun
An area with a large number of trees
Noun
A small piece of fabric stuck to the skin in order to temporarily cover a small wound
Noun
The state of hiding or lying in wait in preparation for an attack
Noun
A paying diner at a restaurant
Noun
The top layer (of something)
Noun
A scarf-like garment, often made of fur
Noun
A shady structure, usually in a park or garden, and usually surrounded by vegetation
Noun
Unit of land measurement
Noun
A waterproof cloth spread under a sleeping bag, directly on the ground or inside a tent
Noun
An object for holding or transporting something
more ❯
Noun
A traditional story sometimes popularly regarded as historical but not authenticated
more ❯
Noun
A substance fused to a surface to form a shiny coating, especially for pottery
more ❯
Noun
(figuratively or literally) A stain, smudge or blot
Noun
An article of clothing worn over the front of the torso and/or legs for protection from spills
Verb
To place something over or upon, as to conceal or protect
Cover the turkey with a lid or foil, then roast it in the oven for three hours.”
Verb
To submerge something in
“Cover the saucepan with a lid and gently swirl to help cover the chicken in the caramel.”
Verb
To hide or conceal something (literally or figuratively)
more ❯
“Rachel nervously laughed to cover her dismay and embarrassment at having been wrong about Don for over two years.”
Verb
To include or comprise of, as part of a whole
“This project will cover all buildings and structures currently used to house, support, and maintain NAS facilities and systems.”
Verb
To report on in published media
“News networks across the country would cover the controversial event in great detail.”
Verb
To explore or examine a given topic or subject
more ❯
“The upcoming report will cover the current financial health of the company.”
Verb
To act or serve as a substitute, usually temporarily
more ❯
“Two deputy headteachers at the school will cover for Mr. Richards until a replacement is appointed.”
Verb
To travel across a given area
more ❯
“Within a month or so of our travels, we would cover most of the region.”
Verb
To envelop in a layer of something
“Our crops could not grow adequately because of excess dirt that would cover the seeds.”
Verb
To create or form a layer over
“The cold wind blew and snow would soon cover the fields.”
Verb
To sprinkle a layer over
“Once you have piped all of the buttercream on, cover the cake with some more Funfetti Sprinkles and enjoy!”
Verb
To be inclusive of after payment of an agreed amount of money or funds
“Fees will cover the costs of administration and advice given throughout your application process.”
Verb
To provide insurance for
more ❯
“Many insurers will still cover you for existing conditions but only under certain caveats.”
Verb
To give an alibi to
“I'll cover for you if anyone comes looking for you. Now get out of here!”
Verb
To surround or make a ring around
Verb
To make more beautiful or attractive by adorning or decorating
Verb
To spread or pervade throughout
Verb
To give or add color to, especially with paint
Verb
To keep watch over or guard an area by walking or traveling around it
Verb
To pay or discharge (a debt, expense etc.
Verb
To dress in (especially fine) clothes
Verb
To address or discuss as a subject
more ❯
Verb
To create or form a layer over
Verb
To coat food with seasoning or marinade before (or during) cooking
Verb
To fulfill a desire, demand or need
Verb
To cover an expense
Verb
To shut off or keep apart, as from company, society, etc.
more ❯
Verb
To cover something with paving slabs
Verb
To mend or repair something that is broken or not functioning
more ❯
Verb
To cover completely with water
Verb
To fill or take up (a space or time)
Verb
To keep within a structure or container
more ❯
Verb
To suggest or involve as a necessary consequence
Verb
(speak of) To mention or discuss in speech or writing
Verb
To reach or achieve a certain number or record
Verb
To keep an egg warm, allowing it to hatch
Verb
To extend or spread over an area or period of time
Verb
To subject to a chemical or industrial process
Verb
To bury, cover, or dig in something, typically plants or objects, firmly into the ground
Verb
To conceal or disguise one's true feelings or beliefs
more ❯
Verb
To keep under careful observation
more ❯
Verb
To bestow something in generous or extravagant quantities on
Verb
To block or clog up a space or opening
Verb
(of finances or resources) To be sufficient or adequate for a certain purpose
Verb
To cover or coat a surface with plaster or render, creating a smooth and durable finish
Verb
To remove completely, leaving no trace
axeUK
axUS
more ❯
Verb
To extend beyond intended boundaries or surpass limits
Verb
To provide an acceptable explanation for
Verb
To catch or stop (the ball) and return it
Types of
Items that provide physical cover or shelter
“My eyes darted around as I frantically looked for some cover.”
Adjective
Serving as a reserve or backup to someone or something
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder