American English

Definition of uncover verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they uncover
    he / she / it uncovers
    past simple uncovered
    -ing form uncovering
    jump to other results
  1. 1uncover something to remove something that is covering something Uncover the pan and let the soup simmer. Archaeologists have uncovered an entire Roman city.
  2. 2uncover something to discover something that was previously hidden or secret Police have uncovered a plot to kidnap the President's son.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: uncover