Verb(1) remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body(2) reveal to view as by removing a cover(3) make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
(1) They soon realise that, if they are to survive, they will have to uncover the secret that has brought them all together.(2) The alternative is to uncover the poorly preserved boards and perhaps reinstate their original covering - linoleum.(3) In former times the custom was to uncover the face of the rich and cover the face of the poor because the faces of the poor had turned livid during lives of drought.(4) Until relatively recently, most of the structure was covered in earth, until some locals decided to uncover the front chamber and display the building as a piece of local heritage.(5) This is the time it takes for the moon gradually to cover the sun, and then to uncover it again later.(6) Back at home, remove both containers from the bag and uncover the broccoli and tofu.(7) Keeping the bottle upright on the table, remove the lid to uncover the opening on the top of the cap.(8) Ann uncovered her sketch-pad to reveal a pencil sketch she had been working on.(9) They set down a policy to introduce initiatives, including the presumption that the council will consider prosecution in every case of fraud it uncovers .(10) Normally his family life, with lecturer wife Paula and two teenage children, is a nice counterpoint to the mayhem and misery his work uncovers .(11) Occasionally, reckless use of a search engine uncovers something interesting.(12) When the instrument is more than a simple tube, such as a flute with finger holes, the player can manipulate the size of the air column by covering or uncovering the finger holes.(13) Gradually she uncovers not only a prostitution ring but a possible serial killer with links to a high profile death penalty case.(14) But with each clue he uncovers , a troubling picture emerges about the man who may have been his father.(15) He uncovers more about his private life including the identity of his fiancÔö£┬«, a point of much speculation until now.(16) This afternoon I set out to solve the riddle, though so far I have only succeeded in uncovering more questions.
1. expose ::
2. detect ::
3. bring out ::
1. cloak ::
2. conceal ::
3. enshroud ::
4. hide ::
5. mask ::
6. shroud ::
7. veil ::
uncover, uncovered, uncovering, uncovers
Word Example from TV Shows
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to ask each other questions
to UNCOVER clues.
The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 18
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