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4 definitions found
 for uncover
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Uncover \Un*cov"er\, v. i.
     1. To take off the hat or cap; to bare the head in token of
        respect.
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              We are forced to uncover after them.  --Addison.
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     2. To remove the covers from dishes, or the like.
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              Uncover, dogs, and lap.               --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Uncover \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
        body.
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     2. To show openly; to disclose; to reveal. "To uncover his
        perjury to the oath of his coronation." --Milton.
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     3. To divest of the hat or cap; to bare the head of; as, to
        uncover one's head; to uncover one's self.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  uncover
      v 1: make visible; "Summer brings out bright clothes"; "He
           brings out the best in her" [syn: uncover, bring out,
           unveil, reveal]
      2: remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body;
         "uncover your belly"; "The man exposed himself in the subway"
         [syn: uncover, expose] [ant: cover]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  97 Moby Thesaurus words for "uncover":
     accost, address, bare, betray, bid good day, bid good morning,
     bow to, break the seal, bring to light, clear, curtsy, denudate,
     denude, deobstruct, develop, dig up, disclose, discover, disinter,
     dismask, display, divest, divulge, draw the veil, excavate,
     exchange greetings, exhume, expose, ferret out, fish up, fleece,
     free, greet, hail, impart, kiss, kiss hands, lay bare, lay open,
     let daylight in, let out, lift the hat, manifest, nod to, open,
     open up, patefy, pluck, pull the forelock, raise the curtain,
     remove, reveal, root up, salute, say hello, shake, shake hands,
     shear, show, show up, strip, strip bare, subject, tell,
     touch the hat, turn up, unblock, uncase, unclench, uncloak, unclog,
     unclothe, unclutch, uncork, uncurtain, undo, undrape, unearth,
     unfold, unfoul, unfurl, unkennel, unlatch, unlock, unmask, unpack,
     unplug, unroll, unscreen, unseal, unsheathe, unshroud, unshut,
     unstop, unveil, unwrap, worm out
  
  

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