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Definition 1: remove the veil from - [verb of contact]

Samples where unveil or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Women must not unveil themselves in public in some religious societies

(unveil is a kind of ...) remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body

"uncover your belly" "The man exposed himself in the subway"

Definition 2: remove the cover from - [verb of contact]

Samples where unveil or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • unveil a painting

(unveil is a kind of ...) remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

"remove a threat" "remove a wrapper" "Remove the dirty dishes from the table" "take the gun from your pocket" "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

Definition 3: make visible - [verb of perception]

Samples where unveil or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Summer brings out bright clothes
  • He brings out the best in her

Synonyms for unveil in the sense of this definition

(unveil is a kind of ...) make visible or noticeable

"She showed her talent for cooking" "Show me your etchings, please"

(... is a kind of unveil ) reveal to view as by removing a cover

"The curtain rose to disclose a stunning set"

(... is a kind of unveil ) recover through digging

"Schliemann excavated Troy" "excavate gold"

(... is a kind of unveil ) bring out and show for inspection and admiration

"His novel trots out a rich heiress" "always able to trot out some new excuse"

(... is a kind of unveil ) open to the view

"A walk through town will unfold many interesting buildings"

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