Definitions for covertˈkoʊ vərt, ˈkʌv ərt; ˈkʌv ərt, ˈkoʊ vərt; ˈkʌv ərt; oʊˈvɜrt, ˈoʊ vərt; ˈkoʊ vərt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. covert(noun)

    a flock of coots

  2. screen, cover, covert, concealment(adj)

    a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something

    "a screen of trees afforded privacy"; "under cover of darkness"; "the brush provided a covert for game"; "the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background"

  3. covert(adj)

    secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed

    "covert actions by the CIA"; "covert funding for the rebels"

  4. covert(adj)

    (of a wife) being under the protection of her husband

    "a woman covert"

Wiktionary

  1. covert(Noun)

    Area of thick undergrowth where animals hide.

  2. covert(Noun)

    A feather that covers others

  3. covert(Adjective)

    Hidden, covered over; overgrown, sheltered.

  4. covert(Adjective)

    Secret, surreptitious, concealed.

  5. Origin: From covert, past participle of covrir (corresponding to coopertus); cognate to cover.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Covert(verb)

    covered over; private; hid; secret; disguised

  2. Covert(verb)

    sheltered; not open or exposed; retired; protected; as, a covert nook

  3. Covert(verb)

    under cover, authority or protection; as, a feme covert, a married woman who is considered as being under the protection and control of her husband

  4. Covert(adj)

    a place that covers and protects; a shelter; a defense

  5. Covert(adj)

    one of the special feathers covering the bases of the quills of the wings and tail of a bird. See Illust. of Bird

  6. Origin: [OF. See Covert, a.]

Freebase

  1. Covert

    Covert is a town in Seneca County, New York, USA. The population was 2,227 at the 2000 census. The current Town Supervisor is Michael Reynolds. The Town of Covert is located in the southeast corner of the county and is northwest of Ithaca, New York.


Translations for covert

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  • потаен, прикрит, скрит, гъсталакBulgarian
  • encubiertoSpanish
  • aaghtManx
  • потайной, тайный, секретный, скрытыйRussian
  • dold, förtäckt, hemligSwedish

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