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to cover oneself

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  • cover oneself — take precautions against future blame or liability. → cover …   English new terms dictionary

  • cover — [kuv′ər] vt. [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] 1. to place something on, over, or in front of, so as to …   English World dictionary

  • cover — /ˈkʌvə / (say kuvuh) verb (t) 1. to put something over or upon as for protection or concealment. 2. to be or serve as a covering for; extend over; occupy the surface of. 3. to put a cover or covering on; clothe. 4. to put one s hat on (one s… …   Australian English dictionary

  • cover — v 1. protect, shield, shelter, place under cover; conceal, hide, house, secrete, ensconce, cache, bury. 2. overlay, overspread, blanket, mantle, canopy, carpet, pave, film, coat, layer; overgrow, overrun, envelop; overlie, overlap, extend over or …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • cover — verb 1》 put something on top of or in front of (something) in order to protect or conceal it.     ↘envelop in a layer of something. 2》 extend over (an area). 3》 deal with (a subject).     ↘(of a rule or law) apply to. 4》 travel (a specified… …   English new terms dictionary

  • cover — vb Cover, overspread, envelop, wrap, shroud, veil are comparable when meaning to put or place or to be put or placed over or around. Cover may imply the putting or placing by a conscious agent or unconscious agency of something on top {cover a… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Cover your ass — (CYA) or Cover Your Own Ass (CYOA) describes professional and organizational practices that serve to protect oneself from legal and administrative penalties, criticism, or other punitive measures. Common practices Banking compliance officers who… …   Wikipedia

  • cover one's back — To take action to protect oneself from danger • • • Main Entry: ↑cover …   Useful english dictionary

  • cover — I n. shelter concealment 1) to seek; take cover 2) to break cover 3) (colloq.) to blow one s cover ( to give oneself away ) 4) under cover (under cover of darkness) covering 5) cloud cover 6) a dust; mattress; pillow cover defense 7) air cover… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • cover — coverable, adj. coverer, n. coverless, adj. /kuv euhr/, v.t. 1. to be or serve as a covering for; extend over; rest on the surface of: Snow covered the fields. 2. to place something over or upon, as for protection, concealment, or warmth. 3. to… …   Universalium

  • cover — v. & n. v.tr. 1 (often foll. by with) protect or conceal by means of a cloth, lid, etc. 2 a extend over; occupy the whole surface of (covered in dirt; covered with writing). b (often foll. by with) strew thickly or thoroughly (covered the floor… …   Useful english dictionary


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