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. [1913 Webster]

2. To show openly; to disclose; to reveal. ``To uncover his perjury to the oath of his coronation.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]

3. To divest of the hat or cap; to bare the head of; as, to uncover one's head; to uncover one's self. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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