简明英汉词典

take cover
v.
隐蔽, 躲藏

美国传统词典[双解]

cover
cov.er
AHD:[k?v“…r]
D.J.[6k(v*]
K.K.[6k(v+]
v.(动词)
cov.eredcov.er.ingcov.ers
v.tr.(及物动词)

(1)

To place something upon or over, so as to protect or conceal.
覆盖,掩盖:置某件东西在…之上,以保护或隐藏

(2)

To overlay or spread with something:
用某物覆盖,用某物散布:
cover potatoes with gravy.
将肉汁浇在土豆上

(3)

To put a cover or covering on.
遮蔽:在…上放盖子或其他覆盖物

(4)

To wrap up; clothe.
包裹;穿上

(5)

To invest (oneself) with a great deal of something:
满载:给(自己)带来许多东西:
covered themselves with glory.
满载盛誉

(6)

To spread over the surface of:
铺满…的表面:
Dust covered the table. Snow covered the ground.
灰尘布满桌面。雪覆盖了地面

(7)

To extend over:
延伸,遍及:
a farm covering more than 100 acres.
延伸100公亩的农场

(8)

To copulate with (a female). Used especially of horses.
与(雌性动物)交配。尤用于马

(9)

To sit on in order to hatch.
孵蛋:坐在…上以孵

(10)

To hide or screen from view or knowledge; conceal:
遮蔽,隐藏:躲藏或隐蔽起来以不被看见或知道;隐藏:
covered up his misdemeanors.
隐藏他不当的行为

(11)

To protect or shield from harm, loss, or danger.
避免:防止或避开伤害、损失或危险

(12)

To protect by insurance:
确保,保护:入保险加以保护:
took out a new policy that will cover all our camera equipment.
申请能保障所有摄影器材的新保单

(13)

To compensate or make up for.
赔偿,弥补

(14)

To be sufficient to defray, meet, or offset the cost or charge of:
足以支付,足以补偿:足够支付、偿付或抵消…的花费和价钱:
had enough funds to cover her check.
有足够的资金支付她的帐单

(15)

To make provision for; take into account:
为…做准备;考虑到:
The law does not cover all crimes.
法律并没有涉及所有罪行

(16)

To deal with; treat of:
处理;对待:
The book covers the feminist movement.
这本书探讨女权主义运动

(17)

To travel or pass over; traverse:
通行,经过;穿过:
They covered 60 miles in two days.
他们两天走了60英里

(18)

To have as one's territory or sphere of work.
范围,领域:在某人的工作范围或工作领域内

(19)

To be responsible for reporting the details of (an event or situation):
负责报导:对报导…的细节负责(如事件或情形):
Two reporters covered the news story.
两名记者负责报导这则新闻

(20)

To hold within the range and aim of a weapon, such as a firearm.
对准射击,武器射程:使在武器(如火器)的射程或射击目标内

(21)

To protect, as from enemy attack, by occupying a strategic position.
防卫:通过占据战略性位置防止敌人攻击

(22)

Sports
【体育运动】

(23)

To be responsible for guarding (an opponent).
负责防守:负责盯住(某个对手)

(24)

To be responsible for defending (a position):
负责防御(某个位置):
cover left field.
防守左外野

(25)

To match (an opponent's stake) in a wager.
下赌注:在赌博时相配(对手的赌注)

(26)

To purchase (stock that one has shorted).
购得:购得(已经抛空的证券)

(27)

Games To play a higher-ranking card than (the one previously played).
【游戏】 出大牌:玩比(刚玩过的牌)更高级的牌

(28)

Obsolete To pardon or remit.
【废语】 原谅,宽恕
v.intr.(不及物动词)

(1)

To spread over a surface to protect or conceal something:
覆盖:为保护或隐藏某物而铺满表面:
a paint that covers well.
涂得很好的漆

(2)

To act as a substitute or replacement during someone's absence:
替代:在某人缺席时作为替补或代替:
Her assistant covered for her.
她的助理代理她的职务

(3)

To hide something in order to save someone from censure or punishment:
包庇:为使某人不受责难或惩罚而藏起某物:
cover up for a colleague.
包庇同僚

(4)

Games To play a higher card than the one previously played.
【游戏】 大牌:打比刚打的牌高级的牌
n.(名词)

(1)

Something that covers or is laid, placed, or spread over or upon something else, as:
覆盖物:覆盖、放置或散布在其他东西上的事物,如:

(2)

A lid or top.
盖子,顶部

(3)

A binding or enclosure for a book or magazine.
书皮,封面:书或杂志的镶边或封皮

(4)

A protective overlay, as for a mattress or furniture.
护套:保护性的饰布,如坐垫或家具

(5)

Something that provides shelter.
掩护物:提供掩蔽的事物

(6)

Strategic protection given by armed units during hostile action:
掩护:战争形势下武装部队所给予的战略性保护:
The battleship approached the combat zone under a cover of fighter planes.
战舰在战斗机的掩护下驶近战区

(7)

Something, such as vegetation, covering the surface of the ground.
覆盖植物:如植物一样覆盖地面的东西

(8)

Vegetation, such as underbrush, serving as protective concealment for wild animals.
覆盖植被:为野生动物提供保护性隐蔽处的植被,如丛林

(9)

Something, such as darkness, that screens, conceals, or disguises.See Synonyms at shelter
掩饰物:掩盖、隐藏或伪装的事物,如黑暗参见 shelter

(10)

A false background and identity, especially for a spy.
假身份:虚假的背景和身份,尤指间谍

(11)

A table setting for one person:
一套餐具:为一个人准备的一套餐具:
Covers were laid for ten.
准备了十个人的餐具

(12)

A cover charge.
服务费

(13)

An envelope or wrapper for mail.
封套,信封:为邮寄而制的信封或封套

(14)

Funds sufficient to meet an obligation or secure against loss.
保证金,担保:足够付债或偿还其损失的资金

(15)

One who substitutes for another.
替代物:代替他人的一个人

习惯用语

cover (one's) tracks
To conceal traces so as to elude pursuers.
灭迹:掩盖痕迹以甩掉追踪者

cover (the) ground

(1)

To traverse a given distance with satisfying speed.
越过:以令人满意的速度越过指定距离

(2)

To deal with or accomplish something in a certain manner:
处理,完成:以某种方式处理或完成某事:
The history course covered a lot of ground in six weeks.
历史课在六周内涉及很广

take cover
To seek concealment or protection, as from enemy fire.
躲藏:为躲避敌人火力而寻求躲藏或保护

under cover

(1)

In an enclosure for mailing.
为邮寄而封上

(2)

Being hidden or protected, as by darkness.
隐蔽的:被(如黑暗)藏起来或保护起来的

语源

(1)

Middle English coveren
中古英语 coveren

(2)

from Old French covrir
源自 古法语 covrir

(3)

from Latin cooperoe [to cover completely]
源自 拉丁语 cooperoe [完全覆盖]

(4)

co- [intensive pref.] * see co-
co- [加强词义的前缀] *参见 co-

(5)

operoe [to cover] * see wer- 4
operoe [覆盖] *参见 wer- 4

继承用法

coverable
adj.(形容词)

coverer
n.(名词)

coverless
adj.(形容词)

现代英汉综合大辞典

cover
[5kQvE]
vt.

(1)

覆[遮, 掩]盖, 包裹

(2)

走完(一段路程); 够付(费用); 看完(多少页书); 经过(地区); 负责(某地区)

(3)

有(多少面积, 多长时间)

(4)

涉及, 包含

(5)

掩[保]护

(6)

掩没

(7)

(用枪等)对准, 把...置于射程之内; 控制住, 监视

(8)

报道(有关...的消息)

(9)

足以抵补[补偿]; (用保险办法)?? 出大牌压倒(对方)

(10)

(与雌的)交配

(11)

【商】补进(卖的商品)

(12)

【宗】恕宥

(13)

充满, 布满

(14)

服务于; 居住于

(15)

旅行观光; 游览访问

(16)

接受打赌

(17)

交付...费用
cover the table with a cloth
把桌子铺上台布
be covered with moss
长满绿苔
be covered with snow all the year round
终年积雪
cover the loss
弥补损失
His studies covered a wide field.
他的知识渊博。
Lies cannot cover up facts.
谎言掩盖不住事实。
The best reporters were sent to cover the war.
最优秀的记者被派去作战地报道。
All the pupils in the school are covered against accidents.
学校里所有的学生参加了人身保险。
There are lots of bus lines covering the area.
有许多的公共汽车路线遍布于这一地区。
This is the balance to cover the check.
这是准备用来交付支票的存款余额。

词性变化

cover
[5kQvE]
vi.

(1)

展延

(2)

代替别人

(3)

(拳击中)掩护脸部
The paint covers well.
这油漆的展延性很好。

cover
[5kQvE]
n.

(1)

封面, 封袋, 封底, 封皮

(2)

盖[套]子, 覆盖物, 覆盖层, ?げ悖?罩, 壳, 膜, 包皮, 外胎, 床罩, 蒙布

(3)

隐蔽处; 掩护[蔽]物; 树丛

(4)

保证金, 准备金; 保险(单); 掩盖活动

(5)

(一副)餐具

(6)

(乒乓球)触球; (板球)后卫场所; (网球)防守范围; (火箭)燃烧室颈

(7)

借口, 假托(词), 伪装

(8)

集中照射

(9)

马蹄铁的总宽度

(10)

【数】覆盖

(11)

地被

(12)

护航飞机

(13)

空中侦察

(14)

向前对正, 对准

(15)

谍报人的假身分
The book needs a new cover.
这书需要装个新封面。
The land was flat and treeless and provided no cover for the troops.
该地平坦而又没有树木, 军队无法隐蔽。
This business is a cover for unlawful activity.
这家商行是搞非法活动的隐蔽处。
I must get cover for my new car.
我必须为我的新轿车取得保险。
Covers have been laid for eight.
已经摆了八副餐具。

继承用法

coverall
[5kQvErC:l]
n.
[常用复]连衣裤工作服

cover-all
adj.
包罗甚广的, 无所不包的

coverboard
n.
犁壁覆土板, 犁壁延长部

coverlet,coverlid
n.
床罩

cover-up
n.
掩盖手段[手法]

coverer
n.

(1)

培[覆]土器

(2)

包装工人

习惯用语

be covered with

(1)

盖满,覆满

(2)

充满(羞惭,慌乱等),不胜...

blow one's cover
[美俚](因隐蔽之地或身分被发现而)无藏身之地

break cover
由隐藏处跳出[飞出]

draw a cover
把(猎物)由树丛中赶出

from cover to cover
从头到尾一页不漏

provide cover for
给...打掩护

read from cover to cover
从头看[读]到底, 一页不漏地读完

remain cover
仍戴着帽

take cover
藏身, 躲避, 避难

under cover

(1)

在遮蔽处

(2)

附在信中

(3)

秘密地, 暗中

under plain cover
(信件、包裹等)没有注明寄发人姓名、地址及内容; 用没有注明商号、装有何物的封袋邮寄

under the cover of
在...掩 护下; 打着...的幌子

under separate cover
另函包寄; 在另一封信中; 在另一包里

under the same cover
用同一信封

cover against
为...进行保险; 抵偿

cover in

(1)

(用土)掩埋

(2)

填起来, 填满

cover into
移交, 交付

cover over
遮遍, 完全封蔽

cover up

(1)

完全盖住, 盖好

(2)

掩盖[饰], 包庇; 隐匿

特殊用法

absolute cover
绝对保险

access cover
进[出]口盖, 舱口盖

additional cover
追加保证金

air cover
空中掩护

air filter cover
滤气器盖

airtight cover
密封盖, 气密盖

alarm barrel cover
闹条盒盖

alarm bolt cover
起闹螺栓盖

alarm wheel rocker cover
闹轮摇杆盖

all-risks cover
全险保单, 综合险保单

analytic cover
解析覆盖

application cylinder cover
控制缸盖

art cover
装饰面板

assets cover
资产担保

auger cover
螺旋推运器外壳

automatic cover
自动承保

axle box cover
轴箱盖

back cylinder cover
后缸盖

ball joint cover
球节盖

balloon cover
气球护罩

base cover
药筒盖

battery compartment cover
电池盒盖

battery holddown cover
电瓶夹板盖

bearing cover
轴承盖

bituminous cover
沥青盖层

blast cover
火焰反射器

blind box cover
窗帘(外)箱

boat cover
船罩

body bolster cover
枕梁盖板[垫板]

book cover
图书封面

bottom cover
底盖, 后盖

bowl cover
杯盖

box cover
轴箱盖

brake drum dust cover
制动鼓防尘罩

brake drum inspection hole cover
闸轮检查孔盖

brake master cylinder cover
制动主缸盖

brake-shoe side cover
闸瓦边盖

breaker cover
断路器盖

bridge wall cover
桥墙盖板(桥墙间架设的耐火板)

bucket cover
斗式提升机

cam gear case cover
凸轮箱盖

can cover
(牛)奶桶盖

case cover
箱盖

case rear cover
表壳后盖

cash cover
保证金

cassette cover
磁带盒盖

cell cover
电池盖

cellophane cover
透明玻璃纸面

chain cover
覆土链; 链罩, 链套, 链盒

cleaning hole cover
清洁孔盖

clock case cover
钟壳罩

cloth seat cover
布座套

cloud cover
云量

clutch adjusting cover
离合器调整盖

clutch housing cover
离合器箱盖

controller cover
控制器箱盖

control lever dust cover
控制杆防尘罩

control stand cover
操纵台罩

conveyer drive shaft end cover
输送机主动轴端盖

conveyer end bearing cover
输送机轴承盖

conveyer pawl casing cover
输送机棘爪盖

conveyer reverse cover
输送机回动盖

core cover
型芯涂料, 盖芯

corrugated cover
波纹罩

counter hand cover
计数器针罩

counter mechanism cover
计数器机构压片

countershaft bearing cover
副轴轴承盖

crankcase front cover
曲轴箱前盖

crank rubber cover
曲柄橡皮套

crankshaft bearimg cover
曲(柄)轴轴承盖

crosstalk-proof cover
防串话罩

crucible cover
坩埚盖

crusher cover
轧碎机盖

cushion cover
垫子套

cylinder cover
汽缸盖, 汽缸头罩[体罩]

cylinder block vacuum pump pad cover
汽缸体真空泵垫盖

cylinder end cover
缸端盖

cylinder front cover
缸前盖; 发动机体前罩盖

cylinder valve cover
汽缸阀盖

detent plate cover
盖板

differential housing cover
差速器箱体盖, 差速箱壳

dirt cover
污垢的浮沫

dished cover
凸盖

dividend cover
盈利对股息比率

dome cover
汽包盖

drag link dust cover
拉杆防尘罩

drain cover
(沟)渠盖

driving pinion cover
传动齿轴压片

dust guard cover
防尘板槽盖

dust-proof cover
防尘罩

enclosing cover
(叶轮)轮盖; 紧密盖

end bearintg cover
端轴承盖

engine cover
发动机罩

exchange cover
外汇储备[补进]

exchange fund cover
外汇资金调整

exhaust cover
排气口罩

feed beater cover
喂入轮罩

filler cover
注水盖

finger cover
检拾器滑环

floating cover
浮顶

floating end cover
(换热器)浮头盖

floating head cover
(换热器)浮头盖

flour dressing cover
面粉筛

frame cover
护板

front cover
前盖; 封面

front axle housing cover
前桥壳盖

front spout cover
供料机盖砖

frost cover
防霜冻盖板

funnel cover
烟囱帽

furnace cover
炉盖

furrow cover
覆土器

gauze cover
铁纱罩

gear cover
齿轮罩

gear shift dust cover
变速器防尘罩

gland cover
密封压盖, 填料盖, 密封套

gold cover
黄金准备金

grassland cover
草原覆盖

grid cover
栅帽, 栅极屏蔽, 栅极罩

grill cover
散热器格栅套

grinding wheel bearing protecting cover
砂轮轴承护盖

ground cover
地面覆盖层

guide vane cover
导叶上环

gully cover
泄水沟盖

gum cover
胶套

handhole cover
观察孔盖, 手孔盖

hatch cover
装货口盖

heater lower cover
加热器下[上]盖

heater upper cover
加热器下[上]盖

heater valve cover
加热器阀盖

hinged cover
铰接(在容器上的)盖

hoist pump cover
起重机油泵盖

hood cover
机罩套

hub cover
毂盖

ice cover
【航海】冰覆盖量

inert gas cover
惰性气体?げ?

insert cover
嵌入盖, 插入式围带

inspection cover
检查盖, 观测盖板; 人孔盖

insulating cover
保温外罩

insurance cover
安排必要的保险

integral cover
整体围带[罩盖]

intersection cover
相交覆盖

jam pot cover
阀封

jar cover
玻璃罐盖

joint cover
接缝盖条; 联结板

joint-box cover
电缆连接盒盖

journal box cover
轴颈箱盖

kingpin cover
中心立轴盖

knife-blade cover
刀铲式覆土器

knuckle-pin cover
关节销盖

ladle cover
(铁水)包盖

lagging cover
(汽锅的)包衣

laminated cover
金属箔[仿金属]书面, 包上一层塑料的封面

lamp cover
灯罩

leather outer cover
皮外罩

leather seat cover
皮座套

lens cover
透镜盖

lift cover
液压提升机构盖

lifting turbine cover
上汽缸起吊

limiting device cover
限止器盖

liquid flux cover
液态熔剂盖(炼铅用)

lock cover
锁紧[锁杆]压片

low cover
下层植被; 下木

machine cover
机器盖

main body cover
主体外壳

manhole cover
人孔盖, 探井盖; 升降口盖

margin cover
弥补差额的资金

measurable cover
可测覆盖

metal cover
金银准备

meter cover
电度表盖

midship shaft bearing cover
中间轴轴承盖

minimum cover
极小覆盖

natural cover
自然掩盖物

non-skid cover
防滑器盖

obscured sky cover
【气】朦胧天空覆盖

oil pump cover
油泵盖

oil seal cover
油封盖

opaque sky cover
【气】蔽光云量

open cover
预约保险单, 预约承保契约, 预保合约

outer cover
外胎

paint guide cover
(喷枪)涂料导管盖

permanent vegetation cover
永久植被

pick-up cover
捡拾器盖板[护板]

pick-up cover
捡拾器盖板[护板]

pillow block cover
轴台盖

piston valve cover
活塞阀盖

pitottubecover
皮托管壳

plain cover
素封面(只有书名、作者名的封面)

mute cover
素封面(只有书名、作者名的封面)

plant cover
植被

plastics cover
塑罩

pliable cardboard cover
软厚纸面装订本

plummer block cover
轴台盖

power take-off cover
动力输出轴罩

pressure button cover
按钮罩

prestamp cover
在使用胶粘邮票以前的信封, 无邮票的信封

primary genital cover
原殖盖

producer cover
发生炉盖

protecting cover
护盖[罩], 护封

pump governor cover
泵调节器盖

radiator cover
散热器罩; 辐射器罩

range plant cover
牧区植被

rear cover
内罩, 后罩

rear axle housing cover
后轴壳盖

refractory cover
耐火盖板

regulator cover
调节器盖

reinsurance open cover
预定(转)保险

relay cover
继电器罩

relay valve top cover
继动阀顶盖

removable conical cover
活动锥形套

restored plant cover
复原植被

reverse cover
回动盖

reverse lever catch cover
回动杆挡盖

reversing wheel cover
换向轮盖

rock cover
岩石覆盖层

rocker cover
摇杆盖

rubber cover
涂胶

running board rubber cover
踏脚板橡胶铺垫

safety cover
防护罩

sand box cover
砂箱盖

scroll cover
螺旋套

sealing cover
密封盖

seat back cover
靠背垫面

seed cover
种子覆土器

segment cover
扇形盖

sender unit cover
传感器壳盖

shaft seal cover
轴封盖

shallow earth cover
薄浅覆盖层

share cover
铧式覆土器

shell cover
端盖, 封头

shipping cover
搬运罩

shovel cover
铲式覆土器

shovel box cover
铲箱盖

shrinkable cover
可收缩覆盖

side cover
边盖, 侧盖

silk cover
筛绢

similar covers
相似二次曲线

singular cover
奇异覆盖

sky cover
【气】天空覆盖

slip-on cover
滑动盖

snap-on cover
弹簧扣盖

snappy spring cover
自(动关)闭盖

snow cover
积雪(层); 雪盖

socket cover
插口罩

soil cover
土被

sound-absorbing cover
吸音罩

spray valve cover
喷雾阀盖

steam chest cover
汽室盖

steel wire with plated cover
有镀层的钢丝

step tread board rubber cover
踏板橡皮面

strainer cover
过滤器盖

stuffing box cover
填料函压盖; 填料箱压盖

substitution cover
临时盖, 塞子

suction box cover
吸水箱盖板

switch cover
开关罩, 电键罩

tank cover
箱盖, 加油用盖

tie-rod end dust cover
系杆端防尘盖

timing-gear-case cover
定时齿轮箱盖

top cover
端盖, 顶盖; 顶板

total loss cover
全损险

transfer-case cover
分动箱盖

transmission-case cover
传动箱盖

transparent sky cover
【气】透光云量

trap cover
盖夹布[纸]

turbine ball bearing cover
涡轮[透平]滚珠轴承盖

turret cover
转塔盖

tyre cover
外胎

uniform cover
一致覆盖

vacuum-tight furnace cover
真空密封炉盖

valve cover
气门套, 阀盖, 阀套

valve housing cover
阀室盖

valve rocker cover
阀摇杆盖

vegetative cover
植被

ventilator cover
通风筒盖

vinyl cover
乙烯塑料罩, 塑料盖, 塑料壳

water cooled cover
水冷炉盖

water interception cover
隔水盖

water-proof camera cover
摄像机防水外壳

water pump cover
水泵盖

wheel cylinder cover
轮缸盖

wheel hub cover
轮毂盖

white box cover
白色箱面纸

winch cover
绞车盖

winch worm bearing cover
绞车蜗杆轴承盖

windshield cover
风挡罩

美国传统词典

cover
cov.er
AHD:[k?v“…r]
D.J.[6k(v*]
K.K.[6k(v+]
v.
cov.ered, cov.er.ing, cov.ers
v.tr.

(1)

To place something upon or over, so as to protect or conceal.

(2)

To overlay or spread with something:
cover potatoes with gravy.

(3)

To put a cover or covering on.

(4)

To wrap up; clothe.

(5)

To invest (oneself) with a great deal of something:
covered themselves with glory.

(6)

To spread over the surface of:
Dust covered the table. Snow covered the ground.

(7)

To extend over:
a farm covering more than 100 acres.

(8)

To copulate with (a female). Used especially of horses.

(9)

To sit on in order to hatch.

(10)

To hide or screen from view or knowledge; conceal:
covered up his misdemeanors.

(11)

To protect or shield from harm, loss, or danger.

(12)

To protect by insurance:
took out a new policy that will cover all our camera equipment.

(13)

To compensate or make up for.

(14)

To be sufficient to defray, meet, or offset the cost or charge of:
had enough funds to cover her check.

(15)

To make provision for; take into account:
The law does not cover all crimes.

(16)

To deal with; treat of:
The book covers the feminist movement.

(17)

To travel or pass over; traverse:
They covered 60 miles in two days.

(18)

To have as one's territory or sphere of work.

(19)

To be responsible for reporting the details of (an event or situation):
Two reporters covered the news story.

(20)

To hold within the range and aim of a weapon, such as a firearm.

(21)

To protect, as from enemy attack, by occupying a strategic position.

(22)

Sports

(23)

To be responsible for guarding (an opponent).

(24)

To be responsible for defending (a position):
cover left field.

(25)

To match (an opponent's stake) in a wager.

(26)

To purchase (stock that one has shorted).

(27)

Games To play a higher-ranking card than (the one previously played).

(28)

Obsolete To pardon or remit.
v.intr.

(1)

To spread over a surface to protect or conceal something:
a paint that covers well.

(2)

To act as a substitute or replacement during someone's absence:
Her assistant covered for her.

(3)

To hide something in order to save someone from censure or punishment:
cover up for a colleague.

(4)

Games To play a higher card than the one previously played.
n.

(1)

Something that covers or is laid, placed, or spread over or upon something else, as:

(2)

A lid or top.

(3)

A binding or enclosure for a book or magazine.

(4)

A protective overlay, as for a mattress or furniture.

(5)

Something that provides shelter.

(6)

Strategic protection given by armed units during hostile action:
The battleship approached the combat zone under a cover of fighter planes.

(7)

Something, such as vegetation, covering the surface of the ground.

(8)

Vegetation, such as underbrush, serving as protective concealment for wild animals.

(9)

Something, such as darkness, that screens, conceals, or disguises.See Synonyms at shelter

(10)

A false background and identity, especially for a spy.

(11)

A table setting for one person:
Covers were laid for ten.

(12)

A cover charge.

(13)

An envelope or wrapper for mail.

(14)

Funds sufficient to meet an obligation or secure against loss.

(15)

One who substitutes for another.

习惯用语

cover (one's) tracks
To conceal traces so as to elude pursuers.

cover (the) ground

(1)

To traverse a given distance with satisfying speed.

(2)

To deal with or accomplish something in a certain manner:
The history course covered a lot of ground in six weeks.

take cover
To seek concealment or protection, as from enemy fire.

under cover

(1)

In an enclosure for mailing.

(2)

Being hidden or protected, as by darkness.

语源

(1)

Middle English coveren

(2)

from Old French covrir

(3)

from Latin cooperoe [to cover completely]

(4)

co- [intensive pref.] * see co-

(5)

operoe [to cover] * see wer- 4

继承用法

coverable
adj.

coverer
n.

coverless
adj.

英汉航海大词典

take cover
vt.掩蔽,隐蔽

英汉化学大词典

take cover
vt.隐蔽,躲避

英汉计算机大词典

take cover
vt.隐蔽(躲避)

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