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Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) COVER

Synonyms: cover, covering fire Definition: fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations Usage: artillery provided covering fire for the withdrawal

Hypernyms: fire, firing Definition: the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy Usage: hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes; they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire

Synonyms: masking, screening, cover, covering Definition: the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it Usage: the cover concealed their guns from enemy aircraft

Hypernyms: hiding, concealing, concealment Definition: the activity of keeping something secret

Synonyms: cover Definition: a false identity and background (especially one created for an undercover agent) Usage: her new name and passport are cover for her next assignment

Hypernyms: hiding, concealing, concealment Definition: the activity of keeping something secret

Synonyms: binding, back, book binding, cover Definition: the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book Usage: the book had a leather binding

Hypernyms: protection, protective cover, protective covering Definition: a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury Usage: they had no protection from the fallout; wax provided protection for the floors

Synonyms: blanket, cover Definition: bedding that keeps a person warm in bed Usage: he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep

Hypernyms: bed clothing, bedclothes, bedding Definition: coverings that are used on a bed

Synonyms: cover, cover song, cover version Definition: a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else Usage: they made a cover of a Beatles' song

Hypernyms: recording Definition: a storage device on which information (sounds or images) have been recorded

Synonyms: screen, concealment, cover, covert Definition: a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something Usage: a screen of trees afforded privacy; under cover of darkness; the brush provided a covert for game; the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background

Hypernyms: covering Definition: an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

Synonyms: top, cover Definition: covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container) Usage: he removed the top of the carton; he couldn't get the top off of the bottle; put the cover back on the kettle

Hypernyms: covering Definition: an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

Synonyms: cover, covering, natural covering Definition: a natural object that covers or envelops Usage: under a covering of dust; the fox was flushed from its cover

Hypernyms: natural object Definition: an object occurring naturally; not made by man

Synonyms: cover, cover charge Definition: a fixed charge by a restaurant or nightclub over and above the charge for food and drink

Hypernyms: fixed charge, fixed cost, fixed costs Definition: a periodic charge that does not vary with business volume (as insurance or rent or mortgage payments etc.)

Synonyms for (verb) COVER

Synonyms: cover, wrap up Definition: clothe, as if for protection from the elements Usage: cover your head!

Hypernyms: apparel, clothe, fit out, garb, garment, enclothe, habilitate, raiment, tog, dress Definition: provide with clothes or put clothes on Usage: Parents must feed and dress their child

Synonyms: brood, incubate, hatch, cover Definition: sit on (eggs) Usage: Birds brood; The female covers the eggs

Hypernyms: multiply, reproduce, procreate Definition: have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant Usage: The Bible tells people to procreate

Synonyms: underwrite, cover, insure Definition: protect by insurance Usage: The insurance won't cover this

Hypernyms: guarantee, warrant Definition: stand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of Usage: The dealer warrants all the cars he sells; I warrant this information

Synonyms: report, cover Definition: be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism Usage: Snow reported on China in the 1950's; The cub reporter covered New York City

Hypernyms: inform Definition: impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to Usage: I informed him of his rights

Synonyms: cover Definition: maintain a check on; especially by patrolling Usage: The second officer covered the top floor

Hypernyms: control, assure, ascertain, insure, check, ensure, see, see to it Definition: be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something Usage: He verified that the valves were closed; See that the curtains are closed; control the quality of the product

Synonyms: cover, deal, address, plow, handle, treat Definition: act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression Usage: This book deals with incest; The course covered all of Western Civilization; The new book treats the history of China

Hypernyms: broach, initiate Definition: bring up a topic for discussion

Synonyms: cover Definition: hold within range of an aimed firearm

Hypernyms: protect Definition: shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage Usage: Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain

Synonyms: cover Definition: protect or defend (a position in a game) Usage: he covered left field

Hypernyms: protect Definition: shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage Usage: Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain

Synonyms: cover Definition: be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game

Hypernyms: protect Definition: shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage Usage: Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain

Synonyms: cover Definition: play a higher card than the one previously played Usage: Smith covered again

Hypernyms: play Definition: put (a card or piece) into play during a game, or act strategically as if in a card game Usage: He is playing his cards close to his chest; The Democrats still have some cards to play before they will concede the electoral victory

Synonyms: cover, spread over Definition: form a cover over Usage: The grass covered the grave

Hypernyms: touch, adjoin, contact, meet Definition: be in direct physical contact with; make contact Usage: The two buildings touch; Their hands touched; The wire must not contact the metal cover; The surfaces contact at this point

Synonyms: breed, cover Definition: copulate with a female, used especially of horses Usage: The horse covers the mare

Hypernyms: copulate, couple, pair, mate Definition: engage in sexual intercourse Usage: Birds mate in the Spring

Synonyms: enshroud, shroud, hide, cover Definition: cover as if with a shroud Usage: The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery

Hypernyms: enclose, enfold, envelop, enwrap, wrap Definition: enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering Usage: Fog enveloped the house

Synonyms: pass over, track, traverse, cover, cross, cut across, cut through, get across, get over Definition: travel across or pass over Usage: The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day

Hypernyms: go across, go through, pass Definition: go across or through Usage: We passed the point where the police car had parked; A terrible thought went through his mind

Synonyms: cover Definition: spread over a surface to conceal or protect Usage: This paint covers well

Hypernyms: hide, conceal Definition: prevent from being seen or discovered Usage: Muslim women hide their faces; hide the money

Synonyms: cover, cover up Definition: hide from view or knowledge Usage: The President covered the fact that he bugged the offices in the White House

Hypernyms: hide, conceal Definition: prevent from being seen or discovered Usage: Muslim women hide their faces; hide the money

Synonyms: cover Definition: be sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of Usage: Is this enough to cover the check?

Hypernyms: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer

Synonyms: cover Definition: to take an action to protect against future problems Usage: Count the cash in the drawer twice just to cover yourself

Hypernyms: protect Definition: shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage Usage: Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain

Synonyms: cover Definition: help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities Usage: She is covering for our secretary who is ill this week

Hypernyms: deputise, deputize, step in, substitute Definition: act as a substitute Usage: She stood in for the soprano who suffered from a cold

Synonyms: cover Definition: invest with a large or excessive amount of something Usage: She covered herself with glory

Hypernyms: empower, endow, endue, invest, indue, gift Definition: give qualities or abilities to

Synonyms: cover, embrace, encompass, comprehend Definition: include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory Usage: This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds; this should cover everyone in the group

Hypernyms: include Definition: have as a part, be made up out of Usage: The list includes the names of many famous writers

Synonyms: compensate, cover, overcompensate Definition: make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities Usage: he is compensating for being a bad father

Hypernyms: make up, correct, counterbalance, even off, even out, even up, compensate Definition: adjust for Usage: engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance

Synonyms: cover Definition: provide for Usage: The grant doesn't cover my salary

Hypernyms: fulfil, fulfill, live up to, satisfy Definition: meet the requirements or expectations of

Synonyms: extend, cover, continue Definition: span an interval of distance, space or time Usage: The war extended over five years; The period covered the turn of the century; My land extends over the hills on the horizon; This farm covers some 200 acres; The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles

Hypernyms: be Definition: occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere Usage: Where is my umbrella? The toolshed is in the back; What is behind this behavior?