Definition of cover
a natural object
that covers or envelops; "under a covering of dust"; "the fox was flushed
from its cover"
for a hole
(especially a hole
in the top of a container); "he removed
the top of the carton"; "he couldn't get the top off of the bottle"; "put the cover back
on the kettle"
as if with a shroud; "The origins of this civilization
are shrouded in mystery"
put something on top of something else; "cover the meat
with a lot of gravy"
sit on (eggs); "Birds brood"; "The female
covers the eggs"
clothe, as if for protection
from the elements; "cover your head!"