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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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Jennings said he took cover behind his vehicle again, she said.
I took cover with someone under a table and he kept firing.
People took cover and scooped up their youngsters after the shots, which some first mistook for firecrackers.
He hurriedly put on body armour and took cover as the missiles came within 200 yards of Kandahar airbase on Sunday.
As cannonballs hurtled through the air, townsfolk took cover in caves, which, in preparation for war, they had carved into the soft loess soil of the surrounding countryside.
State police spokesman, Lt Gregg Hastings, said: "Police sergeant David Peterson saw him pull out a gun and as he took cover heard a shot.
Beck refused to open his door and fired from a window as federal agents and deputies took cover.
Fans took cover as the junkie rocker hurled a speaker into the crowd and knocked down hoardings following a chaotic set.
Once on board, the Kennedys took cover in the boat's cabin as it left the wooden dock and dozens of startled onlookers for a 45-minute trip to the USS Grasp, a salvage ship positioned above John Kennedy's body and the shattered fuselage of his single-engine aircraft.
Welding workers tried to extinguish the fire themselves, but as the flames spread towards a tank they took cover and phoned the fire service.
We ran - there were 300 or 400 of us in the company - and took cover in this plantation house, huddling together.
ROCKER Rod Stewart showed his colours in the Mediterranean sun yesterday, when he took cover under a Henrik Larsson towel.