Synonyms of cover in English:

cover

verb

  • 1 Jack covered the children with the blanket
    put something on top of, place something over, place under cover; protect, shield, shelter; envelop, enfold, engulf, enclose, tuck, cup, surround, house, sink, embed, bury, submerge, immerse
    Jack covered the children with the blanket
    [Antonyms] reveal
  • 7 if the sergeant wants to know where you are, I'll cover for you
    give an alibi to, provide with an alibi, shield, protect
    informal alibi
    if the sergeant wants to know where you are, I'll cover for you
    [Antonyms] give away
  • 11 we covered ten miles each day
    travel, journey, go, do, put behind one, get under one's belt, travel over, pass over, journey over/across, traverse, cross, go across, make one's way across, range/tramp over

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Phrases

cover something up

the government has repeatedly tried to cover up the army's role
[Antonyms] expose
concealhidekeep secrethush upkeep darkdraw a veil oversuppresssweep under the carpetgloss over informalwhitewashkeep a/the lid on

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