how to pronounce cove


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meanings of cove


  1. A hollow in a rock; a cave or cavern.
  2. A small coastal inlet, especially one having high cliffs protecting vessels from prevailing winds.
  3. A recess or sheltered area on the slopes of a mountain.
  4. A friend; a mate.
  5. A concave vault or archway, especially the arch of a ceiling.
  6. The wooden roof of the stern gallery of an old sailing warship.
  7. A fellow; a man.
  8. A thin line, sometimes gilded, along a yacht's strake below deck level.
  9. A strip of prairie extending into woodland.


  1. A town in Arkansas.
  2. Three villages in Scotland:.
  3. Short for Cove Bay, Aberdeen, Scotland.
  4. A coastal village near Cockburnspath, Scottish Borders council area (OS grid ref NT7871).
  5. A city in Oregon.
  6. A coastal village on the Rosneath peninsula, Argyll and Bute council area (OS grid ref NS2282).
  7. A hamlet on Loch Ewe, Highland council area (OS grid ref NG8090).
  8. A census-designated place in Utah.
  9. A suburb of Farnborough, Hampshire, England (OS grid ref SU8556).


  1. To brood, cover, or sit over, as birds their eggs.
  2. To arch over; to build in a hollow concave form; to make in the form of a cove.

cove frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word cove occurs in english on average 3.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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