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To cover something with a specific substance - thesaurus

Synonyms

carpet

verb

to cover a floor with a carpet

paper

verb

to cover the walls of a room with wallpaper

plaster

verb

to cover a wall or ceiling with wet plaster or a similar substance

cement

verb

to cover a surface with cement

board over

to cover something with wooden boards

tile

verb

to cover a wall, floor, or roof with tiles

plate

verb

to cover a metal object with a thin layer of gold or silver

varnish

verb

to put varnish on something

wax

verb

to cover a surface with wax to protect it against water

ice

verb

to cover a cake with icing

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calk

an American spelling of caulk

caulk

verb

to fill the spaces between pieces of wood on a boat or around the edge of a window with a special substance that keeps water out

concrete

verb

to cover the surface of the ground or a wall with concrete

dust

verb

to put a thin layer of powder on something

electroplate

verb

to cover a metal object with a thin layer of another metal, especially silver or gold, using electricity

enamel

verb

to cover or decorate something with enamel

flour

verb

to cover a surface with flour

gild

verb

to cover a surface with a very thin layer of gold

glaze

verb

to put a smooth and shiny surface on something

grass over

Britishinformal to cover an area of ground with grass

grit

verb

British to spread grit on roads that have ice on them

lacquer

verb

to put lacquer onto the surface of wood or metal

lather

verb

to cover something with a lather

net

verb

to cover something with a net in order to protect it

oil

verb

to put oil on something, for example to make it move easily, or so that things will not stick to it

panel

verb

to cover a surface with flat pieces of wood, metal etc

pave

verb

to put a hard flat surface on an area of ground, using bricks, blocks of stone, concrete etc

pave over

to cover an area of ground by paving it

plaster

verb

to cover a surface or a place with labels, advertisements, pictures etc

plaster over

to cover a hole or surface with plaster

plate

verb

if hard layers of bone, horn etc plate an animal’s body, they cover and protect it

render

verb

to cover a wall with plaster or cement

roof over

to cover an area with a roof

size

verb

to apply size to the surface of cloth or paper

steam up

to cover something with steam, or to become covered with steam

tar

verb

to cover the surface of a road with tar

tarmac

verb

to cover the surface of a road or a large area with tarmac

thatch

verb

to cover a roof of a building with dried plants such as straw or reeds

turf

verb

to cover an area with turf

upholster

verb

to cover a chair or sofa with cloth or leather so that it is attractive and comfortable

veil

verb

to cover something with a veil

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gaslight

to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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