un·cov·er verb \-ˈkə-vər\
: to remove a cover from (something)
: to find or become aware of (something that was hidden or secret)
: to allow (something) to be seen by removing a covering
: to make known : bring to light : disclose, reveal <uncover the truth>
: to expose to view by removing some covering
a : to take the cover from
b : to remove the hat from <uncovered his head>
: to deprive of protection
: to remove a cover or covering
: to take off the hat as a token of respect
Examples of UNCOVER
- Police uncovered a criminal plot.
- Archaeologists uncovered the ruins of an ancient city.
First Known Use of UNCOVER
Related to UNCOVER
- bare, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, let on (about), spill, tell, unbosom, uncloak, reveal, unmask, unveil
- cloak, conceal, cover (up), enshroud, hide, mask, shroud, veil
Rhymes with UNCOVER
, break cover
, gill cover
, ground cover
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