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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  2.  To  show  openly;  to  disclose;  to  reveal.  ``To  uncover  his 
  perjury  to  the  oath  of  his  coronation.''  --Milton. 
 
  3.  To  divest  of  the  hat  or  cap;  to  bare  the  head  of  as  to 
  uncover  one's  head;  to  uncover  one's  self 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Uncover  \Un*cov"er\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  take  off  the  hat  or  cap;  to  bare  the  head  in  token  of 
  respect. 
 
  We  are  forced  to  uncover  after  them  --Addison. 
 
  2.  To  remove  the  covers  from  dishes,  or  the  like 
 
  Uncover,  dogs,  and  lap.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  uncover 
  v  1:  make  visible;  "Summer  brings  out  bright  clothes";  "He  brings 
  out  the  best  in  her"  [syn:  {bring  out},  {unveil},  {reveal}] 
  2:  remove  the  covering  from  "uncover  the  body"  [syn:  {expose}] 
  [ant:  {cover}] 




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