uncover

  • 1 Uncover — Un*cov er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Uncovered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Uncovering}.] [1st pref. un + cover.] 1. To take the cover from; to divest of covering; as, to uncover a box, bed, house, or the like; to uncover one s body. [1913 Webster] 2. To show… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Uncover — Un*cov er, v. i. 1. To take off the hat or cap; to bare the head in token of respect. [1913 Webster] We are forced to uncover after them. Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. To remove the covers from dishes, or the like. [1913 Webster] Uncover, dogs, and… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 uncover — index bare, betray (disclose), convey (communicate), denude, detect, disabuse, disclose …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 uncover — (v.) c.1300, from UN (Cf. un ) (2) reverse of + COVER (Cf. cover) (v.). Earliest use is figurative; literal sense is attested from late 14c. Related: Uncovered; uncovering …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 uncover — [v] reveal, disclose bare, betray, break, bring to light*, crack, denude, dig up*, discover, display, divulge, expose, give away, hit upon, lay bare, lay open, leak, make known, open, open up, show, strike, strip, stumble on, subject, tap, tell,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 uncover — ► VERB 1) remove a cover or covering from. 2) discover (something previously secret or unknown) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 uncover — [unkuv′ər] vt. 1. to make known; disclose; reveal 2. to lay bare or open by removing a covering 3. to remove the cover or protection from 4. to remove the hat, cap, etc. from (the head), as a conventional gesture of respect vi. 1. to bare the… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Uncover Me — Infobox Album | Name = Uncover Me Type = Album Artist = Jann Arden Released = February 6, 2007 Recorded = Genre = Adult Alternative Length = Label = Universal Music Canada Producer = Jann Arden, Russell Broom Reviews = *None Available Last album …

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  • 9 uncover — [[t]ʌ̱nkʌ̱və(r)[/t]] uncovers, uncovering, uncovered 1) VERB If you uncover something, especially something that has been kept secret, you discover or find out about it. [V n] Auditors said they had uncovered evidence of fraud... [V n] A specific …

    English dictionary

  • 10 uncover */ — UK [ʌnˈkʌvə(r)] / US [ʌnˈkʌvər] verb [transitive] Word forms uncover : present tense I/you/we/they uncover he/she/it uncovers present participle uncovering past tense uncovered past participle uncovered 1) to find out about something that has… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 uncover — verb Uncover is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑archaeologist, ↑excavation, ↑investigation Uncover is used with these nouns as the object: ↑clue, ↑conspiracy, ↑detail, ↑evidence, ↑identity, ↑information, ↑ …

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  • 12 uncover — Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to make known ; bring to light ; disclose, reveal < uncover the truth > 2. to expose to view by removing some covering 3. a. to take the cover from b. to remove the hat from < u …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13 uncover — un|cov|er [ ʌn kʌvər ] verb transitive * 1. ) to find out about something that has been hidden or kept secret: The initial investigation failed to uncover a number of important facts. Troops uncovered a terrorist training camp. 2. ) to take the… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 uncover — atidengimas statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis ↑Skaidrių keitimo efektas, kai esama skaidrė tarsi nuslenka nuo ekrano ir taip atidengia po ja esančią naują skaidrę. Iliustraciją žr. priede. Paveiksle skaidrė atidengiama iš kairės.… …

    Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • 15 uncover — /un kuv euhr/, v.t. 1. to lay bare; disclose; reveal. 2. to remove the cover or covering from. 3. to remove a hat from (the head). v.i. 4. to remove a cover or covering. 5. to take off one s hat or other head covering as a gesture of respect.… …

    Universalium

  • 16 uncover — Synonyms and related words: accost, address, bare, betray, bid good day, bid good morning, bow to, break the seal, bring to light, clear, curtsy, denudate, denude, deobstruct, develop, dig up, disclose, discover, disinter, dismask, display,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 uncover — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. open, unclose, unseal; disclose, discover; reveal, lay bare, expose; undress, denude, bare. See disclosure, divestment. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. unseal, uncork, unscrew, pry open, lift the lid,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 uncover — un|cov|er [ʌnˈkʌvə US ər] v [T] 1.) to find out about something that has been kept secret →↑discover ▪ Customs officials uncovered a plot to smuggle weapons into the country. 2.) to remove the cover from something …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 uncover — v. reveal, bare, expose; take a cover off; remove a head covering (hat etc.) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 uncover — verb 1》 remove a cover or covering from.     ↘archaic remove one s hat, especially as a mark of respect. 2》 discover (something previously secret or unknown) …

    English new terms dictionary