Definition of Cover:

  1. A recording or performance of a previously recorded song made especially to take advantage of the originals success.

  2. Finance: Ability to service debt obligations out of an income or cash flow.

  3. Play a higher card on (a high card) in a trick.

  4. (of a sum of money) be enough to pay (a bill or cost).

  5. (of a male animal, especially a stallion) copulate with (a female animal), especially as part of a commercial transaction between the owners of the animals.

  6. Short for cover charge.

  7. Securities trading: Amount of the net asset value underlying a stock or bond issue.

  8. Extend over (an area).

  9. Record or perform a new version of (a song) originally performed by someone else.

  10. Futures trading: To buy back a contract sold earlier.

  11. A thing which lies on, over, or around something, especially in order to protect or conceal it.

  12. Aim a gun at (someone) in order to prevent them from moving or escaping.

  13. Put something on top of or in front of (something), especially in order to protect or conceal it.

  14. Physical shelter or protection sought by people in danger.

  15. A place setting at a table in a restaurant.

  16. Disguise the sound or fact of (something) with another sound or action.

  17. Cover can also be used without context to simply mean the act of protecting overall portfolio value, as in providing cover against market volatility.

  18. Insurance: Contract of insurance (insurance policy).

  19. Deal with (a subject) by describing or analyzing its most important aspects or events.

  20. The term cover in the context of finance is used to refer to any number of actions that reduce an investor’s exposure. The term cover is different from coverage, which, in the world of finance, refers to insurance coverage in addition to referring to the financial ratios that measure a company's margin of safety in servicing its debt and making dividend payments.

Synonyms of Cover

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How to use Cover in a sentence?

  1. The band played covers of Beatles songs.
  2. The sirens wailed and people ran for cover.
  3. I still liked going into stores and buying the CD of the band because I really liked cover art and the band I liked had some of the best.
  4. In the world of finance, cover is the act of reducing exposure in investing, by taking an action that limits a liability or obligation.
  5. A working stallion who has covered forty mares this season.
  6. The busiest time is in summer, with up to a thousand covers for three meals a day.
  7. The grounds covered eight acres.
  8. A sequence of novels that will cover the period from 1968 to the present.
  9. Other artists who have covered the song include U2.
  10. The ploy will fail if the ten is covered.
  11. Covering is different than closing a position, in that with covering, an investor might choose to keep a position open, but just have enough stock on hand to compensate for any risk.
  12. You must be able to cover all that you owe or else you may get a bad credit rating affecting your future borrowing power.
  13. There are grants to cover the cost of materials for loft insulation.
  14. A seat cover.
  15. We were able to cover any potential losses in the agreement which is exactly what our business partners needed to hear.
  16. Louise laughed to cover her embarrassment.
  17. She raised her gun to cover Klift.
  18. The table had been covered with a checked tablecloth.
  19. Often, the way an investor limits liability is by placing an offsetting trade that counters the potential risk of one already placed.

Meaning of Cover & Cover Definition