verb un·veil \ˌən-ˈvāl\

: to show or reveal (something) to others for the first time

: to remove a cover from (something) so that people can see it

Full Definition of UNVEIL

transitive verb
:  to remove a veil or covering from
:  to make public :  divulge, reveal <a good time to unveil their plans>
intransitive verb
:  to throw off a veil or protective cloak

Examples of UNVEIL

  1. The developer unveiled plans for a new housing complex.
  2. The company will unveil its newest product today.

First Known Use of UNVEIL

14th century
UNVEILING Defined for Kids


verb un·veil \ˌən-ˈvāl\

Definition of UNVEIL for Kids

:  to show or make known to the public for the first time <The statue was unveiled.> <The mayor unveiled a new plan.>


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