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  • IPA(key): /ˈkʌvə(ɹ)d/
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covered (not comparable)

  1. Overlaid (with) or enclosed (within something).
    • 2015, Shane R. Reeves, David Wallace, “The Combatant Status of the “Little Green Men” and Other Participants in the Ukraine Conflict”, in International Law Studies, US Naval War College[1], volume 91, number 361, Stockton Center for the Study of International Law, page 393:
      The “little green men”—faces covered, wearing unmarked olive uniforms, speaking Russian and using Russian weapons—have played a significant role in both the occupation of Crimea and the civil war in eastern Ukraine.196
  2. (figuratively) Prepared for, or having dealt with, some matter
    With my insurance, I am covered for earthquake damage.
  3. (poker) Than whom another player has more money available for betting.
    John has $100 on the table, while Jill only has $75. John has Jill covered.
  4. (dated) Wearing one's hat.

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  1. simple past and past participle of cover

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