Definitions for uncoverʌnˈkʌv ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. uncover, bring out, unveil, reveal(verb)

    make visible

    "Summer brings out bright clothes"; "He brings out the best in her"

  2. uncover, expose(verb)

    remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body

    "uncover your belly"; "The man exposed himself in the subway"


  1. uncover(Verb)

    to remove the cover of an object

    The model railway was uncovered.

  2. uncover(Verb)

    To reveal the identity of

    The murderer has finally been uncovered.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uncover(verb)

    to take the cover from; to divest of covering; as, to uncover a box, bed, house, or the like; to uncover one's body

  2. Uncover(verb)

    to show openly; to disclose; to reveal

  3. Uncover(verb)

    to divest of the hat or cap; to bare the head of; as, to uncover one's head; to uncover one's self

  4. Uncover(verb)

    to take off the hat or cap; to bare the head in token of respect

  5. Uncover(verb)

    to remove the covers from dishes, or the like

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Thomas Pickering:

    In archaeology you uncover the unknown. In diplomacy you cover the known.

  2. Buckminster Fuller:

    Most of my advances were by mistake. You uncover what is when you get rid of what isn't.

  3. Joanna Cound:

    We started to make prices, not just to take prices, in an attempt to uncover more latent liquidity.

  4. Jose Ugaz:

    If that does not happen then only a fully independent investigation, free from political interference, can uncover the truth.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Darkness has the ability to cover up; light has the ability to uncover! Darkness is the enemy of truth; light is the friend of truth!

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