Antonyms for uncover

Grammar : Verb
Spell : uhn-kuhv-er
Phonetic Transcription : ʌnˈkʌv ər

Definition of uncover

Origin :
  • c.1300, from un- (2) "reverse of" + cover (v.). Earliest use is figurative; literal sense is attested from late 14c. Related: Uncovered; uncovering.
  • verb reveal, disclose
Example sentences :
  • But such a fashion of beard, while covering a man's face, does much to uncover the man.
  • Extract from : « Bride of the Mistletoe » by James Lane Allen
  • Which one of the fifty-seven varieties have you elected to uncover first?
  • Extract from : « The Treasure Trail » by Marah Ellis Ryan
  • And we are as likely now to uncover a war party as a herd of antelope.
  • Extract from : « The Mountain Divide » by Frank H. Spearman
  • Rub his arms and legs toward his body but do not uncover him to do this.
  • Extract from : « Boy Scouts Handbook » by Boy Scouts of America
  • The Jew might not uncover the body in the face of the temple.
  • Extract from : « Folkways » by William Graham Sumner
  • Uncover your bread; see that all diners have knife, spoon, and napkin.
  • Extract from : « Early English Meals and Manners » by Various
  • You know that if I uncover any indication of a crime, all bets are off.
  • Extract from : « By Proxy » by Gordon Randall Garrett
  • I have every confidence that Lt. Smith will uncover a good thing.
  • Extract from : « Between the Lines » by Henry Bascom Smith
  • No woman should ever uncover her neck to any man but her husband!
  • Extract from : « Colonel Carter's Christmas and The Romance of an Old-Fashioned Gentleman » by F. Hopkinson Smith
  • As you will, gentlemen; but uncover yourselves, for I speak in the king's name.
  • Extract from : « The Regent's Daughter » by Alexandre Dumas (Pere)

Synonyms for uncover

Based on : - - - Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019