Translation of cover in French:


Pronunciation: /ˈkʌvə(r)/


  • 2 (shelter) abri (m) to take cover se mettre à l'abri under cover à l'abri


  • 1 [gen], couvrir (with avec); recouvrir [cushion, sofa, surface, person, cake] (with de)
  • 3 (insure) assurer, couvrir (for, against contre pour faire) (for doing pour faire)

Phrasal verbs

cover for

remplacer [employee]

cover up

to cover up for couvrir [friend]
cover [sth] up recouvrir [object]; dissimuler [mistake, truth]; étouffer [scandal]

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