Synonyms of covering in English:

covering


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noun

1‘the canvas covering of the back of the wagon’

SYNONYMS
awning, tarpaulin, cowling, casing, housing
wrapping, wrapper, cover, envelope, sheath, sheathing, sleeve, jacket, lid, top, cap

2‘a decent covering of snow on the slopes’

SYNONYMS
layer, coating, coat, cover, carpet, blanket, overlay, topping, dusting, cloak, mantle, canopy, film, sheet, veneer, crust, surface, skim, skin, thickness, deposit, veil, pall, shroud

adjective

1‘a covering letter’

SYNONYMS
accompanying, associated
explanatory, expository, introductory, prefatory, descriptive