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un·cov·er

 (ŭn-kŭv′ər)
v. un·cov·ered, un·cov·er·ing, un·cov·ers
v.tr.
1. To remove the cover from: uncovered the saucepan.
2. To manifest or disclose; reveal: uncovered new evidence.
3. To remove the hat from, as in respect or reverence.
v.intr.
1. To remove a cover.
2. To bare the head in respect or reverence.

uncover

(ʌnˈkʌvə)
vb
1. (tr) to remove the cover, cap, top, etc, from
2. (tr) to reveal or disclose: to uncover a plot.
3. to take off (one's head covering), esp as a mark of respect

un•cov•er

(ʌnˈkʌv ər)

v.t.
1. to remove the cover or covering from.
2. to lay bare; disclose; reveal.
v.i.
3. to remove a cover or covering.
4. to take off one's hat as a gesture of respect.
[1250–1300]

uncover


Past participle: uncovered
Gerund: uncovering

Imperative
uncover
uncover
Present
I uncover
you uncover
he/she/it uncovers
we uncover
you uncover
they uncover
Preterite
I uncovered
you uncovered
he/she/it uncovered
we uncovered
you uncovered
they uncovered
Present Continuous
I am uncovering
you are uncovering
he/she/it is uncovering
we are uncovering
you are uncovering
they are uncovering
Present Perfect
I have uncovered
you have uncovered
he/she/it has uncovered
we have uncovered
you have uncovered
they have uncovered
Past Continuous
I was uncovering
you were uncovering
he/she/it was uncovering
we were uncovering
you were uncovering
they were uncovering
Past Perfect
I had uncovered
you had uncovered
he/she/it had uncovered
we had uncovered
you had uncovered
they had uncovered
Future
I will uncover
you will uncover
he/she/it will uncover
we will uncover
you will uncover
they will uncover
Future Perfect
I will have uncovered
you will have uncovered
he/she/it will have uncovered
we will have uncovered
you will have uncovered
they will have uncovered
Future Continuous
I will be uncovering
you will be uncovering
he/she/it will be uncovering
we will be uncovering
you will be uncovering
they will be uncovering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been uncovering
you have been uncovering
he/she/it has been uncovering
we have been uncovering
you have been uncovering
they have been uncovering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been uncovering
you will have been uncovering
he/she/it will have been uncovering
we will have been uncovering
you will have been uncovering
they will have been uncovering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been uncovering
you had been uncovering
he/she/it had been uncovering
we had been uncovering
you had been uncovering
they had been uncovering
Conditional
I would uncover
you would uncover
he/she/it would uncover
we would uncover
you would uncover
they would uncover
Past Conditional
I would have uncovered
you would have uncovered
he/she/it would have uncovered
we would have uncovered
you would have uncovered
they would have uncovered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.uncover - make visible; "Summer brings out bright clothes"; "He brings out the best in her"
show - make visible or noticeable; "She showed her talent for cooking"; "Show me your etchings, please"
disclose, expose - disclose to view as by removing a cover; "The curtain rose to disclose a stunning set"
excavate, unearth - recover through digging; "Schliemann excavated Troy"; "excavate gold"
trot out - bring out and show for inspection and admiration; "His novel trots out a rich heiress"; "always able to trot out some new excuse"
unfold - open to the view; "A walk through town will unfold many interesting buildings"
2.uncover - remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's bodyuncover - remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body; "uncover your belly"; "The man exposed himself in the subway"
unwrap, undo - remove the outer cover or wrapping of; "Let's unwrap the gifts!"; "undo the parcel"
undrape - strip something of drapery
unclothe - take the covers off; "She unclothed her innermost feelings"
bare - lay bare; "bare your breasts"; "bare your feelings"
unmask - take the mask off; "unmask the imposter"
unveil - remove the veil from; "Women must not unveil themselves in public in Islamic societies"
cover - provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers"

uncover

verb
2. open, unveil, unwrap, show, strip, expose, bare, lay bare, lift the lid, lay open When the seedlings sprout, uncover the tray.

uncover

verb
1. To make bare:
2. To make visible; bring to view:
Archaic: discover.
Idioms: bring to light, lay open, make plain.
3. To find by investigation:
dig (out or up), turn up, unearth.
4. To disclose in a breach of confidence:
Informal: spill.
Archaic: discover.
Translations
يَكْشِف
odhalit
afdække
afhjúpa
atklātatsegt
odkritirazkriti

uncover

[ʌnˈkʌvəʳ] VT
1. (= find out) → descubrir
2. (= remove coverings of) → destapar; (= disclose) → descubrir, dejar al descubierto

uncover

[ˌʌnˈkʌvər] vt
(= remove cover from) → découvrir
(= discover) [+ secret, plot, evidence] → découvrir

uncover

vt
(= remove cover from)aufdecken; headentblößen (liter); to uncover one’s facesein Gesicht frei machen; the men uncovered their headsdie Männer nahmen ihre Kopfbedeckung ab
scandal, plot, truth, evidence etcaufdecken; ancient ruins, cache of weapons etczum Vorschein bringen

uncover

[ʌnˈkʌvəʳ] vt
a. (find out) → scoprire; (scandal) → portare alla luce
b. (remove coverings of) → scoprire; (drain) → scoperchiare

uncover

(anˈkavə) verb
to remove the cover from. His criminal activities were finally uncovered.

uncover

v. destapar, descubrir, poner al descubierto, rebelar.
References in classic literature ?
On feeling the heat Sancho said, "May I die if we are not already in that fire place, or very near it, for a good part of my beard has been singed, and I have a mind, senor, to uncover and see whereabouts we are.
So that, Sancho, it will not do for us to uncover ourselves, for he who has us in charge will be responsible for us; and perhaps we are gaining an altitude and mounting up to enable us to descend at one swoop on the kingdom of Kandy, as the saker or falcon does on the heron, so as to seize it however high it may soar; and though it seems to us not half an hour since we left the garden, believe me we must have travelled a great distance.
The duchess asked Sancho how he had fared on that long journey, to which Sancho replied, "I felt, senora, that we were flying through the region of fire, as my master told me, and I wanted to uncover my eyes for a bit; but my master, when I asked leave to uncover myself, would not let me; but as I have a little bit of curiosity about me, and a desire to know what is forbidden and kept from me, quietly and without anyone seeing me I drew aside the handkerchief covering my eyes ever so little, close to my nose, and from underneath looked towards the earth, and it seemed to me that it was altogether no bigger than a grain of mustard seed, and that the men walking on it were little bigger than hazel nuts; so you may see how high we must have got to then.
To which Don Quixote replied, "As all these things and such like occurrences are out of the ordinary course of nature, it is no wonder that Sancho says what he does; for my own part I can only say that I did not uncover my eyes either above or below, nor did I see sky or earth or sea or shore.
When I bury a bone," said the Dog, "it is with an intention to uncover it later and pick it.
To satisfy his companions, Barbicane began to uncover the window at the bottom of the projectile, which would allow them to observe the earth direct.
Rangers Sindh uncover weapons, ammunition belonging to MQM-L
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