What does uncover mean?

Definitions for uncoverʌnˈkʌv ər

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

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Uncover

    un-kuv′ėr, v.t. to remove the cover of: to lay open: to expose successively lines of formation of troops by the wheeling to right or left of the lines in front.—v.i. to take off the hat.—adj. Uncov′ered, having no covering, naked, esp. having no covering on the head.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of uncover in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of uncover in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz:

    There are some things that are really just too big to uncover.

  2. Billy Ray Morris:

    These wrecks cover and uncover. Right now, we are in an uncover phase.

  3. Thomas Pickering:

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

  4. Buckminster Fuller:

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

  5. Joanna Cound:

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

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