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Cover

To protect or shelter; to make good; to insure. To cover a check means to deposit sufficient funds in a bank account to pay the amount written on a check or checks.

The right of a purchaser to buy goods other than those that were originally contracted for as a remedy in the event of a breach of contract by the seller.

In contract law concerning sales transactions, the Uniform Commercial Code provides that a buyer may use cover for protection in an action for breach of a sales contract. The person may, in Good Faith, purchase substitute goods when a seller violates their contract by failure to deliver goods. The buyer may then recover the difference between the original goods or contract price and the cost of cover.

cover

(Pretext), noun alleged reason, camouflage, claim, disguise, excuse, guise, mask, obtegere, operire, pretense, profession, screen, sham, subterfuge, velare

cover

(Protection), noun blanket, coating, covering, coverture, guard, integument, safeguard, sheath, shelter, shield, veneer

cover

(Substitute), noun alternate, alternative, equivvlent item, exchange, replacement, similar item, stand-in, substitution

cover

(Conceal), verb becloud, befog, bury, cloak, curtain, disguise, enshroud, hide, keep out of sight, mask, obscure, put out of sight, screen, seclude, shroud, veil, velare
Associated concepts: cover one's assets

cover

(Guard), verb care for, defend, ensure, harbor, insure, keep in safety, keep safe from harm, keep under close watch, make safe, protect, safeguard, secure, sheathe, shelter, shield, take care of, watch over, wrap

cover

(Provide for), verb compensate for, insure, make compensation, make provision for, pay, recompense, replace, substitute, suffice to defray
Associated concepts: buyer's right to cover
See also: artifice, blind, camouflage, circumvent, cloak, close, clothe, comprehend, conceal, concealment, consist, disguise, embrace, encompass, ensconce, enshroud, envelop, guard, harbor, hedge, hide, include, incorporate, maintain, obfuscate, obliterate, obnubilate, obscure, occlude, outbalance, overlap, patrol, penumbra, perambulate, pretense, pretext, protect, protection, publish, safeguard, screen, seal, seclude, shelter, shield, shroud, shut, spread, sustain, veil
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All I remember was a ready packed case beside our Morrison shelter ( a rectangular steel box about 6ft by 4ft) in our dining room in which we slept and took cover during air raids.
He threw his camera down to retaliate as other members of the crew took cover.
Police officers took cover inside the station and called for backup.
The youngster eventually took cover under a road bridge and fell asleep.
A man walking towards her took cover under some trees and "flashed" at her as she passed.
The match was abandoned after 69 minutes when Rapid fans clashed with police and the players took cover.
Parents and children took cover as seats, bottles and knives were hurled across barriers.
Witnesses said the suspects were riding a motorcycle but took cover during the attack.
They allegedly took cover in a restaurant and ran through the premises to escape.
The patrol took cover in an irrigation ditch observing the insurgents movements and returning fire.
During the engagement, two people got out of the rear vehicle from each side - the passenger and driver - and dashed about 20 metres and took cover.
They took cover and radioed for other deputies to come to surround the neighborhood.