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verb
  1. 1

    cover

    or

    cover over

    or

    cover up

    to put one thing over another, in order to protect or hide it

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    1. a.
      to be on top of something

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    2. b.
      to put your hands over your eyes, ears, or mouth

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  2. 2
    to be all over a surface or object

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    1. a.
      to spread something all over a surface or object

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    2. b.
      to spread or lie all over an area of land

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  3. 7
    to travel a particular distance

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