What does covert mean?

Definitions for covert
ˈkoʊ vərt, ˈkʌv ərt; ˈkʌv ərt, ˈkoʊ vərt; ˈkʌv ərt; oʊˈvɜrt, ˈoʊ vərt; ˈkoʊ vərtcovert

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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.

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How to say covert in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of covert in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of covert in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of covert in a Sentence

  1. Peter Neffenger:

    My highest priority is to ensure solutions to the recent covert testing failures.

  2. State John Kerry:

    Covert, of course, is the hardest, you need to have verification and intrusive inspection to be able to find covert facilities.

  3. 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.

  4. Bruce Klingner:

    North Korea has both an overt and covert economy through which it gains money, the overt economy is predominantly sales of natural resources.

  5. John Demers:

    I think that it opened everyone's eyes to how much different foreign governments tried to influence our political discourse in a covert manner.

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