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1. covering

noun. ['ˈkʌvɝɪŋ, ˈkʌvrɪŋ'] the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it.

Synonyms

  • screening
  • cover
  • concealment
  • hiding
  • concealing

Antonyms

  • unwind
  • uncoil
  • unwrap
  • undergarment

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Words that Rhyme with Covering

  • hovering

Example sentences of the word covering


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Place fresh eggs in a saucepan of cool water with one to two inches of water covering them.

Quotes containing the word covering


1. A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don't know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox's or bear's, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn to know yourself there.
- Meister Eckhart

2. I consider myself a stained-glass window. And this is how I live my life. Closing no doors and covering no windows; I am the multi-colored glass with light filtering through me, in many different shades. Allowing light to shed and fall into many many hues. My job is not to direct anything, but only to filter into many colors. My answer is destiny and my guide is joy. And there you have me.
- C. JoyBell C.

3. Because now that it's finally morning, the shadows are beginning to fade, the shadows that have been covering my mind and my soul. Now that they're gone, I can almost start to see the way, and it's different from the one they'd convinced me was all I could have.
- Vixen Phillips, Trapdoor

2. covering

noun. ['ˈkʌvɝɪŋ, ˈkʌvrɪŋ'] the work of applying something; .

Synonyms

  • tiling
  • lining
  • plastering
  • daubing
  • coating
  • anointing
  • paperhanging
  • application
  • facing
  • scumble
  • manual labour
  • galvanization
  • tin-plating
  • manual labor
  • papering
  • foliation
  • anointment
  • lubrication
  • plating
  • waxing
  • pavage
  • galvanisation
  • painting
  • fumigation
  • paving
  • tinning

Antonyms

  • refresh
  • undress
  • slip off
  • lack

3. covering

noun. ['ˈkʌvɝɪŋ, ˈkʌvrɪŋ'] an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it).

Synonyms

  • fig leaf
  • bubble
  • artificial skin
  • wrapping
  • wear
  • chafing gear
  • artifact
  • bootleg
  • cloth covering
  • paddle box
  • coating
  • planking
  • wrap
  • coat
  • upholstery
  • cover
  • thumb
  • protective covering
  • vesture
  • lapping
  • mask
  • exhaust hood
  • drape
  • footwear
  • toe
  • covert
  • top
  • earmuff
  • instep
  • artefact
  • overlapping
  • canopy
  • casing
  • hood
  • protective cover
  • paddle-box
  • cover plate
  • folder
  • footgear
  • floor cover
  • cloak
  • wrapper
  • article of clothing
  • imbrication
  • clothing
  • protection
  • concealment
  • habiliment
  • swathing
  • wearable
  • finger
  • screen
  • mercy seat
  • flap
  • matting

Antonyms

  • unmask
  • exclude
  • arise
  • show

4. covering

noun. ['ˈkʌvɝɪŋ, ˈkʌvrɪŋ'] the act of protecting something by covering it.

Synonyms

  • protection
  • dressing

Antonyms

  • legal
  • buy
  • unsheathe

5. covering

noun. ['ˈkʌvɝɪŋ, ˈkʌvrɪŋ'] a natural object that covers or envelops.

Synonyms

  • scale
  • seed vessel
  • mantle
  • indusium
  • perigone
  • roof
  • chlamys
  • pericarp
  • envelope
  • theca
  • cover
  • peridium
  • body covering
  • encrustation
  • perigonium
  • sheath
  • vesture
  • indumentum
  • eggshell
  • case
  • test
  • blanket
  • natural covering
  • crust
  • integument
  • incrustation
  • hood
  • indument
  • bark
  • floral envelope
  • slough
  • natural object
  • shell
  • perianth
  • snowcap
  • skim
  • cap

Antonyms

  • fall short of
  • walk
  • disarrange
  • unfold
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