- to make known; disclose; reveal
- to lay bare or open by removing a covering
- to remove the cover or protection from
- to remove the hat, cap, etc. from (the head), as a conventional gesture of respect
- to bare the head, as in respect
- to remove a cover or coverings
verbun·cov·ered, un·cov·er·ing, un·cov·ers
- To remove the cover from: uncovered the saucepan.
- To manifest or disclose; reveal: uncovered new evidence.
- To remove the hat from, as in respect or reverence.
- To remove a cover.
- To bare the head in respect or reverence.
(third-person singular simple present uncovers, present participle uncovering, simple past and past participle uncovered)
- to remove the cover of an object
- The model railway was uncovered.
- To reveal the identity of
- The murderer has finally been uncovered.
- To show openly; to disclose; to reveal.
- To divest of the hat or cap; to bare the head of.
- to uncover oneself