unveil

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Related to unveils: To take the veil

un·veil

 (ŭn-vāl′)
v. un·veiled, un·veil·ing, un·veils
v.tr.
1. To remove a veil or covering from.
2. To disclose; reveal.
v.intr.
1. To take off one's veil.
2. To reveal oneself.

unveil

(ʌnˈveɪl)
vb
1. (tr) to remove the cover or shroud from, esp in the ceremonial unveiling of a monument, etc
2. to remove the veil from (one's own or another person's face)
3. (tr) to make (something secret or concealed) known or public; divulge; reveal

un•veil

(ʌnˈveɪl)

v.t.
1. to remove a veil or other covering from.
2. to reveal by or as if by removing a veil.
v.i.
3. to become revealed by or as if by removing a veil.
[1590–1600]

unveil


Past participle: unveiled
Gerund: unveiling

Imperative
unveil
unveil
Present
I unveil
you unveil
he/she/it unveils
we unveil
you unveil
they unveil
Preterite
I unveiled
you unveiled
he/she/it unveiled
we unveiled
you unveiled
they unveiled
Present Continuous
I am unveiling
you are unveiling
he/she/it is unveiling
we are unveiling
you are unveiling
they are unveiling
Present Perfect
I have unveiled
you have unveiled
he/she/it has unveiled
we have unveiled
you have unveiled
they have unveiled
Past Continuous
I was unveiling
you were unveiling
he/she/it was unveiling
we were unveiling
you were unveiling
they were unveiling
Past Perfect
I had unveiled
you had unveiled
he/she/it had unveiled
we had unveiled
you had unveiled
they had unveiled
Future
I will unveil
you will unveil
he/she/it will unveil
we will unveil
you will unveil
they will unveil
Future Perfect
I will have unveiled
you will have unveiled
he/she/it will have unveiled
we will have unveiled
you will have unveiled
they will have unveiled
Future Continuous
I will be unveiling
you will be unveiling
he/she/it will be unveiling
we will be unveiling
you will be unveiling
they will be unveiling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unveiling
you have been unveiling
he/she/it has been unveiling
we have been unveiling
you have been unveiling
they have been unveiling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unveiling
you will have been unveiling
he/she/it will have been unveiling
we will have been unveiling
you will have been unveiling
they will have been unveiling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unveiling
you had been unveiling
he/she/it had been unveiling
we had been unveiling
you had been unveiling
they had been unveiling
Conditional
I would unveil
you would unveil
he/she/it would unveil
we would unveil
you would unveil
they would unveil
Past Conditional
I would have unveiled
you would have unveiled
he/she/it would have unveiled
we would have unveiled
you would have unveiled
they would have unveiled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.unveil - remove the veil fromunveil - remove the veil from; "Women must not unveil themselves in public in Islamic societies"
uncover, expose - remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body; "uncover your belly"; "The man exposed himself in the subway"
veil - to obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil; "women in Afghanistan veil their faces"
2.unveil - 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"
3.unveil - remove the cover fromunveil - remove the cover from; "unveil a painting"
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

unveil

unveil

verb
1. To make visible; bring to view:
Archaic: discover.
Idioms: bring to light, lay open, make plain.
2. To disclose in a breach of confidence:
Informal: spill.
Archaic: discover.
Translations
تَكْشِف عن، تُسْفِر، تُزيل الحِجابيُزيح السِّتار عن
odhalit
afsløre
afhjúpataka blæju frá andliti
nuimti šydą
atklātatsegtnoņemt/pacelt plīvuru
örtüsünü açmakpeçesini/duvağını kaldırmak

unveil

[ʌnˈveɪl] VTquitar el velo a; [+ statue, painting etc] → descubrir

unveil

[ˌʌnˈveɪl] vt
[+ plaque, monument, statue] → inaugurer, dévoiler
[+ plans] → dévoiler; [+ product] → présenter

unveil

vt statue, painting, planenthüllen; resultsbekannt geben; (Comm) carvorstellen; faceentschleiern; women mustn’t go unveiledFrauen dürfen nicht unverschleiert gehen

unveil

[ʌnˈveɪl] vt (plan) → svelare; (monument) → scoprire, inaugurare

unveil

(anˈveil) verb
1. to remove a veil (from eg a face). After the marriage ceremony, the bride unveils (her face).
2. to uncover (a new statue etc) ceremonially. The prime minister was asked to unveil the plaque on the wall of the new college.
References in classic literature ?
Pale, motionless, overwhelmed by this frightful revelation, dazzled by the superhuman beauty of this woman who unveiled herself before him with an immodesty which appeared to him sublime, he ended by falling on his knees before her as the early Christians did before those pure and holy martyrs whom the persecution of the emperors gave up in the circus to the sanguinary sensuality of the populace.
His confidence had unveiled the sinister project of the queen.
We can imagine the enthusiasm of the worthy captain when he beheld the vast and mountainous scene of his adventurous enterprise thus suddenly unveiled before him.
The young man takes the girl his father selects for him, marries her, and after that she is unveiled, and he sees her for the first time.
He had partially unveiled the face of Nature, but her immortal lineaments were still a wonder and a mystery.
The first time I saw my wife unveiled, when she had been brought to my house with the usual ceremonies, I was enchanted to find that I had not been deceived in regard to the account that had been given me of her beauty.
The beauty of the island is unveiled as diminishing distance shows you in distincter shape its lovely peaks, but it keeps its secret as you sail by, and, darkly inviolable, seems to fold itself together in a stony, inaccessible grimness.
Yon orb That pales upon the flood of broad Kiang, When did she first through twilight mists unveil Her wonders to the world?
We have been taught to tremble at the terrific visages of murdering janizaries, and to blush at the unveiled mysteries of a future seraglio.
Awestruck at the sight of the mysteries of the earth, thus unveiled before my unworthy eye, I said to my Companion, "Behold, I am become as a God.
The unveiled, low sun glared angrily from a chaotic sky upon a confused and tremendous sea dashing itself upon a coast.
Who would not give free access to distrust, Seeing disdain unveiled, and- bitter change!- All his suspicions turned to certainties, And the fair truth transformed into a lie?