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1. cover

verb. ['ˈkʌvɝ'] provide with a covering or cause to be covered.

Synonyms

  • feather
  • felt
  • spread over
  • frost
  • wrap
  • laminate
  • envelop
  • oil
  • mask
  • hold
  • paste
  • wallpaper
  • brush
  • concrete
  • butter
  • surface
  • grass
  • overlay
  • tile
  • foil
  • clapboard
  • block out
  • blacklead
  • spread
  • besmear
  • apply
  • bind
  • canvas
  • plank
  • plaster
  • sheet
  • smother
  • lime
  • beplaster
  • blindfold
  • blanket
  • stick on
  • canopy
  • put on
  • bark
  • spray
  • enclose
  • plaster over
  • enwrap
  • pall
  • sheathe
  • crepe
  • mulch
  • spritz
  • lag
  • sod
  • ice
  • enfold
  • jacket
  • plank over
  • gravel
  • drape
  • bank
  • flake
  • paint
  • bread
  • crape
  • dust
  • flash
  • recover
  • carpet
  • white out
  • crown
  • wash
  • board up
  • steel
  • turf
  • aluminise
  • grease
  • surround
  • daub
  • roof
  • coif
  • wax
  • coat
  • aluminize
  • blinker
  • wrap up
  • mound over
  • smear
  • hood
  • straw
  • whiteout
  • cloak
  • paper
  • face
  • line
  • veneer
  • bedaub
  • parcel

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • wane
  • decrease
  • undergarment

Etymology

  • coveren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • covrir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Manhole Cover

  • rediscover
  • undercover
  • discover
  • uncover
  • recover
  • plover
  • glover
  • shover
  • lover
  • hover
  • gover

Example sentences of the word manhole-cover


1. Noun Phrase
Insert the tape measure into the manhole cover or hole where the sewer pipe is located.

2. Noun Phrase
Remove the manhole cover from the septic tank's pump chamber and set it aside.

3. Noun Phrase
If the problem is in a sewer, use a manhole key to open the manhole cover.

4. Noun Phrase
Replace the manhole cover, if needed.

2. cover

verb. ['ˈkʌvɝ'] form a cover over.

Synonyms

  • adjoin
  • contact
  • mantle
  • glaciate
  • grass over
  • spread over
  • touch
  • coat
  • mist
  • mist over
  • bloody
  • drape
  • robe
  • flood
  • smother
  • blanket
  • strew
  • submerge
  • cloak
  • meet
  • clothe
  • grass
  • carpet
  • drown
  • shroud
  • overwhelm

Antonyms

  • dry
  • dehumidify
  • cleanness
  • defend

Etymology

  • coveren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • covrir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. cover

verb. ['ˈkʌvɝ'] span an interval of distance, space or time.

Synonyms

  • be
  • sweep
  • dot
  • continue
  • span
  • extend
  • overlap
  • constellate
  • stud
  • overspread
  • spread
  • ridge
  • traverse

Antonyms

  • enjoy
  • suffer
  • idle
  • ride

Etymology

  • coveren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • covrir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. cover

verb. ['ˈkʌvɝ'] provide for.

Synonyms

  • live up to
  • fulfil
  • satisfy

Antonyms

  • lengthwise
  • uncross
  • walk
  • pull

Etymology

  • coveren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • covrir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. cover

verb. ['ˈkʌvɝ'] act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression.

Synonyms

  • treat
  • talk about
  • address
  • discuss
  • encompass
  • theologise
  • do by
  • comprehend
  • plow
  • embrace
  • deal
  • handle
  • initiate
  • discourse
  • broach

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • unfold
  • mistrust
  • distrust

Etymology

  • coveren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • covrir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. cover

verb. ['ˈkʌvɝ'] include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory.

Synonyms

  • include
  • address
  • encompass
  • comprehend
  • embrace
  • plow
  • deal
  • handle

Antonyms

  • merciful
  • mitigated
  • ebbtide
  • float

Etymology

  • coveren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • covrir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. cover

noun. ['ˈkʌvɝ'] a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something.

Synonyms

  • shoji
  • concealment
  • covering
  • blind
  • stalking-horse
  • covert
  • screen

Antonyms

  • intangible
  • gaseous
  • liquid
  • natural object

Etymology

  • coveren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • covrir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. cover

noun. ['ˈkʌvɝ'] bedding that keeps a person warm in bed.

Synonyms

  • Mackinaw blanket
  • electric blanket
  • bed clothing
  • mackinaw
  • bedclothes
  • manta
  • bedding
  • security blanket
  • afghan

Antonyms

  • let
  • detach
  • fauna
  • stand still

Etymology

  • coveren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • covrir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. cover

verb. ['ˈkʌvɝ'] travel across or pass over.

Synonyms

  • ford
  • cut across
  • drive
  • go through
  • jaywalk
  • tramp
  • walk
  • pass
  • pass over
  • hop
  • course
  • get across
  • stride
  • traverse
  • get over
  • crisscross
  • cut through
  • track
  • bridge
  • take
  • go across

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • nonconformity
  • noncompliance
  • empty

Etymology

  • coveren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • covrir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. cover

noun. ['ˈkʌvɝ'] the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it.

Synonyms

  • screening
  • concealment
  • hiding
  • concealing
  • covering

Antonyms

  • unwind
  • uncoil
  • unwrap
  • curse

Etymology

  • coveren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • covrir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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