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Cover the food until you are ready to eat it.
They covered her with a blanket.
The floor was covered with plastic sheeting.
Bruises covered his entire body.
His clothes were covered in mud.
All the furniture was covered with dust.
Section 5 covers holiday allowances for part-time workers.
Her new book covers the period from 1870 to 1918.
The programme covers all aspects of health and safety at work.
The warranty does not cover damage caused by misuse of the product.
His car insurance covers him for business use.
Are you covered to drive a truck?
You need to be covered against fire.
His partner covered him while he ran across the prison yard.
This is the British English definition of cover. View American English definition of cover.
very unpleasant or dirty