Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

To cover something - synonyms or related words

cover

verb

to be on top of something

wrap

verb

to cover something by putting something such as paper or cloth round it

coat

verb

to cover something with a layer of a substance

smother

verb

to cover someone or something completely

bury

verb

to cover something with a layer or pile of things

insulate

verb

to cover something in order to prevent heat, cold, noise, or electricity from passing through it

blanket

verb

to cover something with a layer of something, for example snow

top

verb

to cover something with a layer of something else

crown

verb

to cover the top of something

recover

verb

to put a new cover on something

ruburb

an area in the countryside where there are both housing developments and farms, and many people travel to work in nearby cities

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary

troll factory

a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog