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Definitions of uncover

  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.
  2.   To remove the covers from dishes, or the like.
  3.   To remove the cover: to lay open.
  4.   To divest of a cover; to remove any covering from; to deprive of clothes; to strip; to unroof; to take off the hat or cap; to strip off a veil; to disclose to view.
  5.   To take off the hat.
  6.   To take off the hat or cap; to bare the head in token of respect.
  7.   remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body; " uncover your belly"; " The man exposed himself in the subway"
  8.   make visible; " Summer brings out bright clothes"; " He brings out the best in her"; " The newspaper uncovered the President's illegal dealings"
  9.   To remove, as a cover; to take the hat from; to bear the head.
  10.   To remove the covering from; disclose.
  11.   To remove any covering from; to deprive of clothes; to unroof, as a building; to lay open; to bare the head in token of respect.
  12.   To divest of the hat or cap; to bare the head of; as, to uncover one's head; to uncover one's self.
  13.   To take the cover from; lay open.
  14.   To show openly; to disclose; to reveal.
  15.   To remove the hat, as in respect.

Quotes of uncover

  1. No matter how many plots we uncover and disrupt, no matter how many terrorist organizations we degrade or destroy, another individual or group will rise to take their place. – Cofer Black
  2. God gives us intelligence to uncover the wonders of nature. Without the gift, nothing is possible. – James Clavell
  3. We are all gifted, but we have to discover the gift, uncover the gift, nurture and develop the gift and use it for the Glory of God and for the liberation struggle of our people. – Louis Farrakhan
  4. Most of my advances were by mistake. You uncover what is when you get rid of what isn't. – R. Buckminster Fuller
  5. Writing a novel is actually searching for victims. As I write I keep looking for casualties. The stories uncover the casualties. – John Irving
  6. A novel that does not uncover a hitherto unknown segment of existence is immoral. Knowledge is the novel's only morality. – Milan Kundera
  7. Time will inevitably uncover dishonesty and lies; history has no place for them. – Norodom Sihanouk

Usage examples for uncover

  1. We could not uncover them before you came. ” – The Seaboard Parish, Complete by George MacDonald
  2. When the danger of frost is over in the spring, they uncover it, and begin its culture. ” – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  3. “ No woman should ever uncover her neck to any man but her husband! ” – Colonel Carter's Christmas and The Romance of an Old-Fashioned Gentleman by F. Hopkinson Smith
  4. If, when nearly done, the cereal is too moist, uncover the vessel and cook until the excess of water is evaporated. ” – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
  5. There could be no doubt that Raymond was alarmed, for he actually forgot to uncover his head in the presence of his sovereign. ” – Yellow-Cap and Other Fairy-Stories For Children by Julian Hawthorne
  6. Why should you, inert, uncover your backs? ” – A Maid at King Alfred’s Court by Lucy Foster Madison
  7. Cover and bake until well done then uncover and brown. ” – The Myrtle Reed Cook Book by Myrtle Reed
  8. But uncover one, touch the thick dark stuff within, and feast your eye on the colour left on a curious finger- tip. ” – The Tapestry Book by Helen Churchill Candee
  9. “ I wondered if even they, by some magic intuition, might not pierce the very soul of man and uncover a lying heart. ” – Guy Garrick by Arthur B. Reeve
  10. “ " I speak of this, not because of any desire to exalt an abstract political principle which has always been held very dear by those who have sought to build up liberty in America, but for the same reason that I have spoken of the other conditions of peace which seem to me clearly indispensable,- because I wish frankly to uncover realities. ” – My Three Years in America by Johann Heinrich Andreas Hermann Albrecht Graf von Bernstorff
  11. “ " I wish someone could uncover damaging evidence against Harvey Maxwell," she declared. ” – Behind the Green Door by Mildred A. Wirt
  12. Here, also, enclosed in a cabinet, was a very awful mask taken from Cromwell's face after death, which Lady Frankland used to uncover with great solemnity. ” – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  13. Such a course could not be anticipated as that the French army would uncover Paris and march along the Belgian frontier to Metz. ” – The Franco-German War of 1870-71 by Count Helmuth, von Moltke
  14. Anywhere you can kick the soil and uncover a fortune. ” – The Mystery of The Barranca by Herman Whitaker
  15. It is death to uncover now. ” – Smoke Bellew by Jack London
  16. They looked where Meg said she put the box and they looked where she was sure it couldn't be, but all that happened was that they got very warm and tired indeed and not one sign of the lunch did they uncover – Four Little Blossoms at Brookside Farm by Mabel C. Hawley
  17. It was left for the author of 'Yang Kee' to uncover the ludicrous character of militarism- he has virtually committed your nation to it. ” – Captain Jinks, Hero by Ernest Crosby
  18. And we are as likely now to uncover a war party as a herd of antelope. ” – The Mountain Divide by Frank H. Spearman
  19. If you can uncover them in time, you may be able to save your father's career," he said, in a voice that matched Senesin's. ” – The Unnecessary Man by Gordon Randall Garrett

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