What does undercover mean?

Definitions for undercoverˌʌn dərˈkʌv ər, ˈʌn dərˌkʌv-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word undercover.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. clandestine, cloak-and-dagger, hole-and-corner(a), hugger-mugger, hush-hush, secret, surreptitious, undercover, underground(adj)

    conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods

    "clandestine intelligence operations"; "cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines"; "hole-and-corner intrigue"; "secret missions"; "a secret agent"; "secret sales of arms"; "surreptitious mobilization of troops"; "an undercover investigation"; "underground resistance"

Wiktionary

  1. undercover(Noun)

    A person who works undercover.

  2. undercover(Adjective)

    Performed or happening in secret.

  3. undercover(Adjective)

    Employed or engaged in spying or secret investigation.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of undercover in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of undercover in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Barbara Coombs Lee:

    Those practices are undercover. They are covert, to the degree that patients are part of the decision-making, it is by winks and nods.

  2. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro:

    We have captured some U.S. citizens in undercover activities, espionage, trying to win over people in towns along the Venezuelan coast.

  3. Fox News contributor Charles Krauthammer:

    I’m not sure [the undercover videos] are going to have a direct, immediate effect in the near term on Planned Parenthood. Perhaps some corporations will withhold donations.

  4. Adriano Enong:

    Our undercover agents killed two known drug peddlers in sting operations, there was a shootout between undercover police officers and drug peddlers when the men sensed they had sold 500 pesos ($10.80) worth of drugs to policemen.

  5. Jeff King:

    Father Josiah Trenham said. The incident took place on April 12, some four months after a terror attack left 14 dead in nearby San Bernardino, and just over three months before a French priest was killed by ISIS-linked jihadists in his church. The events, whether far or near, underscore a grim new reality for pastors such as Father Josiah Trenham : Instead of offering sanctuary from evil, churches could in fact be attractive targets for terror. Many churches are now hiring self-defense instructors for classes or security guards that include off-duty police, said Ryan Mauro, a professor of Homeland Security at Liberty University and national security analyst for the Clarion Project. If you are an Islamist terrorist seeking self-glory, executing a priest will bring you more attention than executing an average civilian. While no lethal terror attacks have occurred inside a U.S. church to date, experts like Jeff King, president of International Christian Concern, notes the threat tally is growing. I'm pretty sure there will be attacks in the future, until [ radical Islam is defeated ], we can expect Christians, including in the West, to rationally tighten security measures and try to protect themselves from attack. In February, Khial Abu-Rayyan, 21, of Dearborn Heights, Mich., was arrested after Khial Abu-Rayyan told an undercover The FBI agent Khial Abu-Rayyan was preparing to shoot up a major church near Khial Abu-Rayyan home on behalf of ISIS. A month earlier, the Rev. Roger Spradlin of Valley Baptist Church – one of the biggest congregations in Bakersfield, Calif. – told attendees that they had received a threat written in Arabic. Undercover officers were then placed during worship services.

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Translations for undercover

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • heimlichGerman
  • μυστικός, αφανής, μυστικός πράκτορας, κρυφόςGreek
  • encubiertoSpanish
  • vakoilu, salainenFinnish
  • secret, clandestin, agent secretFrench
  • अस्तरवालाHindi
  • clandestinoItalian

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