covered

adj.
VERBS
be
become
remain
leave sb/sth

The car sped past, leaving us covered in mud.

ADVERB
well

Make sure all cooked meat is well covered.

absolutely, completely, entirely, fully, totally
densely, thickly

The ground is densely covered with large trees.

evenly
sparsely, thinly

the ground was sparsely covered with grass.

permanently, temporarily

60% of the land is permanently covered in ice.

PREPOSITION
by

Each body was covered by a blanket.

in

I was covered in blood.

with

The path was now completely covered with thick snow.

PHRASES
covered from head to foot, covered from head to toe

He crawled out, covered from head to foot in soot.

Covered is used with these nouns: ↑market, ↑porch, ↑terrace, ↑wagon

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • -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 — [ 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

  • 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 — 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

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