HyperDic: unveil

English > 3 senses of the word unveil:
VERBcontactunveilremove the veil from
perceptionunveil, bring out, revealmake visible
contactunveilremove the cover from
unveil > pronunciation
Soundsahnvey'l
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English > unveil: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningRemove the veil from.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"Women must not unveil themselves in public in Islamic societies"
Broaderuncover, exposeRemove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body
OppositeveilTo obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil
Spanishdesvelar
English > unveil: 3 senses > verb 2, perception
Meaningmake visible.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsbring out, reveal
Narrowerdisclose, expose, uncoverdisclose to view as by removing a cover
excavate, unearthRecover through digging
trot outbring out and show for inspection and admiration
unfoldopen to the view
Broadershowmake visible or noticeable
Spanishdescubrir, desvelar, revelar
Catalandescobrir, revelar
English > unveil: 3 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningRemove the cover from.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"unveil a painting"
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Spanishdescubrir
Nounsunveilingputting on display for the first time

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