Cover is defined as to conceal or place something over.(verb)
An example of cover is for a person to pull blankets over himself at night.
The definition of a cover is something that goes over, rests on the surface or provides a place to hide.(noun)
See cover in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME coveren < OFr covrir < L cooperire < co-, intens. + operire, to hide < IE *op-wer-, to cover < *op(i)-, back, against + *wer, to cover, protect > warn
Origin: modeled on Fr couverta tablecloth and setting for a meal, esp. for one person
See cover in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb cov·ered, cov·er·ing, cov·ers verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English coveren
Origin: , from Old French covrir
Origin: , from Latin cooperīre, to cover completely
Origin: : co-, intensive pref.; see co-
Origin: + operīre, to cover; see wer-4 in Indo-European roots.
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