Definition of uncover
- uncovered his head
Police uncovered a criminal plot.
Archaeologists uncovered the ruins of an ancient city.
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bring to light, go public (with), let the cat out of the bag (about), spill the beans (about);
: 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
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