Definition of 'uncover'
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An investigation uncovered evidence that linked the pair to burglaries across Leeds. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The powerful eclipse of the moon uncovers exciting facts about your family past. The Sun (2011)Photographs confirm that in those days she left her head uncovered. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Nor was any evidence uncovered of a release through the ventilation system. Times, Sunday Times (2007)What was uncovered about the past was deeply distressing. Times, Sunday Times (2015)How do you go about uncovering the drum? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Pluto makes a rare return visit to your legacy chart and money from the past is uncovered. The Sun (2008)He was forced to leave when his deceit was uncovered after complaints about his medical competence. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Pluto adds surprises when documents from the past uncover a family link with fame. The Sun (2006)Look beyond the memorials to uncover the past. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The company is understood to have uncovered evidence that he had been seeking backers for a management buyout. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Many women leave their heads uncovered. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The audit failed to uncover large-scale fraud. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In doing so, often they uncover fraud that took place years before. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Police probing the alleged terror plot uncovered the immigration blunder as officers faced a race against time to find a suspected bomb factory. The Sun (2009)Fresh evidence uncovered by his lawyers proved his innocence, and now he is a free man. The Sun (2014)Simmer uncovered for about 15 min and prepare broad beans. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Saudi Arabia forbids its women from going out in public with heads uncovered. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A grubby world of art fraud is uncovered. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But most hedge fund frauds uncovered so far have been so poorly planned that the most basic checks should have alerted investors to the danger. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He uncovered evidence about the defendants that he shared with the other jurors, forcing the trial to be abandoned. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'uncover'
British English: uncover VERB
If you uncover something, especially something that has been kept secret, you discover or find out about it.
Auditors said they had uncovered evidence of fraud.
Definition of uncover from the Collins English Dictionary
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