cover against

cover (someone or something) against (something)

1. To protect someone or something. Be sure to cover the flowers against the thunderstorm that's coming.
2. To grant one insurance for a particular problem or scenario. Does our homeowner's insurance cover us against flood damage?
See also: cover

cover someone or something against something

1. to cover someone or something as protection against something. You should cover your ears against the cold. I covered little Jimmy against the night's drafts. I covered myself against the driving rain.
2. Rur. [for an insurer] to provide insurance on someone or something against some peril. The insurance policy covered us against losses. This policy covers your car against theft.
See also: cover
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The insurance policy provides cover against personal accident (up to N1, 000,000.
Another outstanding issue in selecting the starting XV is at blindside flanker, although Lancaster has hinted that Tom Wood will swap places with James Haskell after offering substitute cover against Samoa.
Global Banking News-October 7, 2014--Philippine lawmaker wants insurance cover against ATM fraud
Users can benefit from single shipment cargo insurance as it provides cover against loss or damage to all goods related to a single shipment.
PAYING health care customers could soon see an increase in policy costs if insurance companies force private hospitals to fork out more to cover against medical negligence.
David Cameron's words this week when he visited Todmorden were not exactly conciliatory when he said "we need another deal with the insurance companies so they do what it says on the tin - insurance so they provide people with cover against flooding.
Trustco Mobile was providing a platform with which almost two million Econet customers where offered free life cover against airtime purchased.
The purpose of these facilities is to provide cover against funding cost and foreign currency fluctuations, bonding commitments and fund the working capital and capex requirements of the specific projects of the company.
Usually the manufacturer and contractor will provide a basic level of cover, however this often only provides cover against damage to the wind turbine itself and does not provide any cover in respect of delayed start-up or advanced loss of profits, or the dozens of other potential risks associated with setting up a windfarm which can cost hundreds of thousands of pounds in lost revenue or profit.
To avail of the full insurance facility, the car rental customer must confirm inclusion of third party liability insurance, an insurance against loss of the rented car, and a collision damage waiver, as full cover against paying extra on car rental, against all odds.
During the clashes, protesters attempted to use makeshift shield in an attempt to find cover against mobile water cannons.
THE payment protection insurance scandal has made many families vulnerable by putting people off taking out cover against financial upsets.
The source added that the military forces also clashed violently boosted military aviation which provide air cover against the armed groups near Alhalabsah area west of the city.
Lot 1: Insurance coverage of liability to third parties and providers of work,- Lot 2: Insurance cover against damage to property and movable assets,- Lot 3: Insurance coverage of personal injuries and other subjects,- Lot 4: Insurance coverage for accidental damage to vehicles,- Lot 5: Insurance coverage of legal fees and expert opinions,- Lot 6: Insurance coverage of third party liability for property losses.
CCR's primary role is to provide to all insurers operating in France unlimited cover against natural catastrophes, such as floods, subsidence, and landslides.