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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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British Prime Minister David Cameron yesterday said he was "profoundly sorry" for failures and cover-ups in the wake of the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster in which 96 spectators died.
Pope Benedict XVI - who was accused of failing to act over complaints about American priest Father Lawrence Murphy during the 1990s - sent a letter to Ireland to apologise after 16 years of clerical cover-ups.
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