- 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 uncover something to discover something that was previously hidden or secret Police have uncovered a plot to kidnap the President's son.
NAmE//ʌnˈkʌvər//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they uncover
he / she / it uncovers
past simple uncovered
-ing form uncovering