covered


covered
-covered [ kʌvərd ] suffix
used with some nouns for making adjectives meaning covered with a particular thing:
chocolate-covered candy
a velvet-covered sofa

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • -covered — UK [kʌvə(r)d] US [kʌvərd] suffix used with some nouns for making adjectives meaning covered with a particular thing chocolate covered sweets a velvet covered sofa Thesaurus: to be covered with somethingsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • Covered — Cov ered (k?v ?rd), a. Under cover; screened; sheltered; not exposed; hidden. [1913 Webster] {Covered way} (Fort.), a corridor or banquette along the top of the counterscarp and covered by an embankment whose slope forms the glacis. It gives the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • covered — covered; un·covered; …   English syllables

  • covered — index blind (concealed), covert, fully secured, hidden, impalpable, ironclad, latent, safe …   Law dictionary

  • covered — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ become ▪ remain ▪ leave sb/sth ▪ The car sped past, leaving us covered in mud. ADVERB …   Collocations dictionary

  • Covered — Cover Cov er (k?v ?r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Covered} ( ?rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Covering}.] [OF. covrir, F. couvrir, fr. L. cooperire; co + operire to cover; probably fr. ob towards, over + the root appearing in aperire to open. Cf. {Aperient},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • covered — A written option is considered to be covered if the writer also has an opposing market position on a share for share basis in the underlying security. That is, a short call is covered if the underlying stock is owned, and a short put is covered… …   Financial and business terms

  • covered — adjective overlaid or spread or topped with or enclosed within something; sometimes used as a combining form (Freq. 12) women with covered faces covered wagons a covered balcony • Ant: ↑bare • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • -covered — UK [kʌvə(r)d] / US [kʌvərd] suffix used with some nouns for making adjectives meaning covered with a particular thing chocolate covered sweets a velvet covered sofa …   English dictionary

  • covered — cov|ered [ˈkʌvəd US ərd] adj 1.) having a roof ▪ a covered arena 2.) having a layer of something on top ▪ snow covered hills …   Dictionary of contemporary English


We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.