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Noun: uncovering  ,ún'kú-vu-ring
  1. The removal of covering
    - denudation, stripping, baring, husking
  2. The act of discovering something
    - discovery, find
Verb: uncover  ,ún'kú-vu(r)
  1. Remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body
    "uncover your belly";
    - expose
  2. Reveal to view as by removing a cover
    - disclose, expose
  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
    "The newspaper uncovered the President's illegal dealings";
    - unwrap, disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, expose, divulge, break, give away, let out, lay bare
  4. Reveal the identity or hiding place of
    "The murderer has finally been uncovered"

Type of: act, bring out, deed, human action, human activity, remotion, removal, reveal, tell, unveil

Antonym: cover

Encyclopedia: Uncover