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Meaning of UNCOVER

Pronunciation:  un'kuvur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body; "uncover your belly"; "The man exposed himself in the subway"
  2. [v]  make visible; "Summer brings out bright clothes"; "He brings out the best in her"; "The newspaper uncovered the President's illegal dealings"

UNCOVER is a 7 letter word that starts with U.


 Synonyms: bring out, expose, reveal, unveil
 Antonyms: cover
 See Also: bare, disclose, excavate, expose, show, trot out, unclothe, undo, undrape, unearth, unfold, unmask, unveil, unwrap



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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
    2. To show openly; to disclose; to reveal. ``To uncover his
       perjury to the oath of his coronation.'' --Milton.
    3. To divest of the hat or cap; to bare the head of; as, to
       uncover one's head; to uncover one's self.
  2. \Un*cov"er\, v. i.
    1. To take off the hat or cap; to bare the head in token of
             We are forced to uncover after them.  --Addison.
    2. To remove the covers from dishes, or the like.
             Uncover, dogs, and lap.               --Shak.