What is another word for cove?

Pronunciation: [kˈə͡ʊv] (IPA)

A cove is a small and sheltered bay or inlet typically found along a coastline or on a riverbank. Synonyms for cove include bay, inlet, harbor, estuary, or gulf. Cove can also be referred to as a fjord, lagoon, sounds, or a basin. Other terms that can be used to describe a similar geographical feature include a creek, ravine, valley, or gully. Generally, a cove is an ideal location for water sports, as it protects against the elements and offers a calm environment. It is also home to a plethora of plant and marine life and a popular destination for tourists and nature enthusiasts.

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  • Independent

    • Proper noun, singular
      Anse.
    • Noun, singular or mass
      loop, loopful.
  • Other Related

    • Noun, singular or mass
      cave.

What are the hypernyms for Cove?

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  • hypernyms for cove (as nouns)

What are the hyponyms for Cove?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Cove

Presently he discovered a little cove, and further on a split in the rocks several feet in width.
"Leo the Circus Boy"
Ralph Bonehill
In the distant Filipino village no lights showed; and it was only after a considerable time that Charlotte became aware that she missed them, and missed seeing, too, the riding lights of the launch, which, on cloudy night or clear, had shone out brightly against the dark outline of the hills above the cove.
"The Locusts' Years"
Mary Helen Fee
Here he looked over and saw that there was water below him, quite a good sized cove, in fact, which ran up from the shore to a considerable distance, apparently, but had a turn a few rods farther up in shore.
"The Hilltop Boys on Lost Island"
Cyril Burleigh

Famous quotes with Cove

  • I was a hunter and fisherman, and many a time I have slipped out into the woods and prairies at 4 a.m. and brought home plenty of game, or have gone in a canoe to the cove and brought back a good supply of fresh fish.
    Jay Cooke
  • [of Spode] He was, as I had already been able to perceive, a breath-taking cove. About seven feet in height, and swathed in a plaid ulster which made him look about six feet across, he caught the eye and arrested it. It was as if Nature had intended to make a gorilla and had changed its mind at the last moment.
    P. G. Wodehouse

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