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covert

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of covert

  1. 1 screened or sequestered from view <a covert little hideaway that provides a lot of privacy> Synonyms cloistered, secluded, hidden, isolated, quiet, remote, retired, secret, shelteredRelated Words lone, lonely, lonesome, reclusive, solitary; privateNear Antonyms obvious, visible; exposed

  2. 2 undertaken or done so as to escape being observed or known by others <a covert operation to provide aid to the rebels> Synonyms backstairs, behind-the-scenes, clandestine, secret, furtive, hole-and-corner, hugger-mugger, hush-hush, private, privy, sneak, sneaking, sneaky, stealth, stealthy, surreptitious, undercover, underground, underhand, underhandedRelated Words back-channel, closed-door, off-the-books, off-the-record; classified, confidential, restricted, top secret, undisclosed; concealed, hidden, secreted, subterranean, unadvertised, unexposedNear Antonyms acknowledged, avowed; aboveboard, straightforward, unconcealed, undisguised; unclassified, unrestricted; clear, evident, manifest, obvious, patent, plainAntonyms open, overt, public




covert

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of covert

  1. 1 a place where a person goes to hide or to avoid others <set up a covert from which to watch wildlife without being detected> Synonyms concealment, hideout, den, hermitage, hideaway, hidey-hole (or hidy-hole), lair, nestRelated Words blind, cover, nook, recess; hangout, harbor, harborage, haunt, haven, redoubt, refuge, retreat, shelter

  2. 2 a thick patch of shrubbery, small trees, or underbrush <the rabbit rushed to the safety of the nearest covert> Synonyms boscage (also boskage), bosk (or bosque), bosquet, brake, brushwood, chaparral, coppice, copse, thicketRelated Words canebrake; brush, bush, scrub, scrubland; bramble, jungle, tangle; grove, hedge, stand, woodlot; forest, greenwood, wildwood, wood, woodland





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