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Uncover vs. Reveal

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Uncoververb

To remove a cover from.

‘The model railway was uncovered.’;

Revealnoun

The outer side of a window or door frame; the jamb.

Uncoververb

To reveal the identity of.

‘The murderer has finally been uncovered.’;

Revealnoun

A revelation; an uncovering of what was hidden.

‘The comedian had been telling us about his sleep being disturbed by noise. Then came the reveal: he was sleeping on a bed in a department store.’;

Uncoververb

To show openly; to disclose; to reveal.

Revealnoun

The side of an opening for a window, doorway, or the like, between the door frame or window frame and the outer surface of the wall; or, where the opening is not filled with a door, etc., the whole thickness of the wall; the jamb.

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Uncoververb

To remove one's hat or cap as a mark of respect.

Revealverb

(transitive) To uncover; to show and display that which was hidden.

Uncoververb

To expose (lines of formation of troops) successively by the wheeling to right or left of the lines in front.

Revealverb

(transitive) To communicate that which could not be known or discovered without divine or supernatural instruction.

Uncoververb

To take the cover from; to divest of covering; as, to uncover a box, bed, house, or the like; to uncover one's body.

Revealverb

To make known (that which has been concealed or kept secret); to unveil; to disclose; to show.

‘Light was the wound, the prince's care unknown,She might not, would not, yet reveal her own.’;

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Uncoververb

To show openly; to disclose; to reveal.

Revealverb

Specifically, to communicate (that which could not be known or discovered without divine or supernatural instruction or agency).

Uncoververb

To divest of the hat or cap; to bare the head of; as, to uncover one's head; to uncover one's self.

Revealnoun

A revealing; a disclosure.

Uncoververb

To take off the hat or cap; to bare the head in token of respect.

‘We are forced to uncover after them.’;

Revealnoun

The side of an opening for a window, doorway, or the like, between the door frame or window frame and the outer surface of the wall; or, where the opening is not filled with a door, etc., the whole thickness of the wall; the jamb.

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Uncoververb

To remove the covers from dishes, or the like.

‘Uncover, dogs, and lap.’;

Revealverb

make visible;

‘Summer brings out bright clothes’; ‘He brings out the best in her’; ‘The newspaper uncovered the President's illegal dealings’;

Uncoververb

make visible;

‘Summer brings out bright clothes’; ‘He brings out the best in her’; ‘The newspaper uncovered the President's illegal dealings’;

Revealverb

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 auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold’; ‘The actress won't reveal how old she is’; ‘bring out the truth’; ‘he broke the news to her’;

Uncoververb

remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body;

‘uncover your belly’; ‘The man exposed himself in the subway’;

Revealverb

make clear and visible;

‘The article revealed the policies of the government’;

Revealverb

disclose directly or through prophets;

‘God rarely reveal his plans for Mankind’;

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