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  • as insubstitute
  • as inpinch-hit
  • as indefend
  • as ingo to bat for

synonyms for cover for

  • replace
  • supplant
  • swap
  • alternate
  • change
  • commute
  • deputize
  • displace
  • proxy
  • relieve
  • spell
  • sub
  • supersede
  • switch
  • act for
  • answer for
  • back up
  • be in place of
  • do the work of
  • double for
  • fill in for
  • fill one's position
  • go as
  • serve in one's stead
  • stand for
  • stand in for
  • swap places with
  • take another's place
  • take over
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antonyms for cover for

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  • continue
  • keep
    • quit
    • leave
    • attack
    • abandon
    • neglect
    • oppose
    • renounce
    • forsake
    • deny
    • surrender
    • resign
    • relinquish
    • desert
    • punish
    • accuse
    • sentence
    • condemn
    • blame
    • ignore
    • protest
    • disapprove
    • reject
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      How to use cover for in a sentence

      All elements of expression modify each other, so that no mere rule can cover all cases.
      EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
      The Vine is a universal favorite, and rarely out of view; while it often seems to cover half the ground in sight.
      GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
      He thus decoyed them away, and the fortunate couple were enabled to reach the British lines under cover of the darkness.
      THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
      Given one more Division we might try: as things are, my troops won't cover the mileage.
      GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
      Here there was a scuffling sound in the basket, and the Roc rapped on the cover with her hard beak, and cried, "Hush!"
      DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
      There was no one in sight, and he carefully raised the cover a little way and tried to look in.
      DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
      The enemy then quickly took cover behind the high cliffs and I was let out of my prison.
      GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
      I plainly heard a noise upon the cover of my closet like that of a cable, and the grating of it as it passed through the ring.
      GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
      From the point of view of cover, the gold certificate is completely inelastic.
      READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
      O wicked presumption, whence camest thou to cover the earth with thy malice, and deceitfulness?
      THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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      capacitor

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