What does coverage mean?

Definitions for coverage
ˈkʌv ər ɪdʒ, ˈkʌv rɪdʒcov·er·age

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word coverage.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. coverage, insurance coveragenoun

    the total amount and type of insurance carried

  2. coveragenoun

    the extent to which something is covered

    "the dictionary's coverage of standard English is excellent"

  3. coverage, reporting, reportagenoun

    the news as presented by reporters for newspapers or radio or television

    "they accused the paper of biased coverage of race relations"


  1. Coveragenoun

    the range of items covered. Coverage may be small (narrow coverage}, or large (broad coverage or wide coverage).

  2. Coveragenoun

    the state of being insured; insurance.

  3. Coveragenoun

    the areas reached by a radio transmission signal, or group of people reached by a communications medium, such as television or a newspaper.

  4. Coveragenoun

    the range of topics treated in a discourse or document, or the depth to which a subject is discussed; as, a news program may have extensive coverage of an event.


  1. coveragenoun

    An amount by which something or someone is covered.

  2. coveragenoun

    The amount of space or time given to an event in newspapers or on television


  1. coverage

    Coverage generally refers to the extent or scope to which something is observed, dealt with, protected, or included. It can vary based on the context such as insurance coverage indicating the level of protection offered by an insurance policy, media coverage indicating the amount of attention given by media outlets to a particular event or topic, or network coverage indicating the area in which a certain connection (like wifi or mobile signals) can be received.


  1. Coverage

    Coverage is the fourth studio album by American pop singer Mandy Moore. It was released on October 21, 2003, through Epic Records. The album of 12 songs in which Moore is working with new producer and songwriter John Fields. Composed solely of cover songs from the decade of the 1970 and 1980. Coverage is the first studio album of the singer in two years since Mandy Moore and was preceded by first single, "Have a Little Faith in Me", which reached the Top 40 on the Billboard Pop 100. Upon the release, the album received mixed reviews from music critics. Some praised Moore, and others for being experimental, they felt that was heavily influenced by her colleagues that led to inconsistency and lack of concentration. Approximately 1,5 million copies sold, being the least successful album of the singer.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. coverage

    1. The ground area represented on imagery, photomaps, mosaics, maps, and other geographical presentation systems. 2. (DOD only) Cover or protection, as the coverage of troops by supporting fire. 3. (DOD only) The extent to which intelligence information is available in respect to any specified area of interest. 4. (DOD only) The summation of the geographical areas and volumes of aerospace under surveillance. See also comparative cover.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'coverage' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4150

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'coverage' in Nouns Frequency: #1703

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of coverage in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of coverage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of coverage in a Sentence

  1. Katherine Foss:

    Attention to how media messages address the virus, its transmission and risk varied significantly across types of coverage and by the nation that produces it,

  2. Kevin Counihan:

    It is our primary importance that consumers are protected, consumers are given options, and consumers do not have a gap in coverage. That’s why you see these co-ops winding down in the fourth quarter – so the American people have coverage until the end of the year and new coverage starting on January 1st.

  3. Judith Solomon:

    What we call churn in coverage is a big problem – i.e. people losing and regaining coverage over relatively short periods of time, a great deal of churn occurs at the time renewals of coverage are due but non-payment of premiums can also cause churn.

  4. Matthew Davis:

    As we have more and more years of the Affordable Care Act that have provided expanded coverage for millions of Americans, it’s going to be important to understand how that coverage translates into positive health, coverage through insurance plans and programs like Medicaid is most( needed) when Reuters Health is at Reuters Health worst and we need to be hospitalized.

  5. Neil Postman:

    The whole problem with news on television comes down to this: all the words uttered in an hour of news coverage could be printed on page of a newspaper. And the world cannot be understood in one page.

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