Cover and Reveal


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Cover verb – To keep secret or shut off from view.
Usage example: covered the foxhole with grass and leaves

Reveal is an antonym for cover in topics: conceal, wrap, open, protect, include.
Nearby Words: covered, covering, coverage, coverlet
Antonyms for Cover


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Reveal verb – To make known (as information previously kept secret).
Usage example: at the end of the book, the detective reveals the identity of the mysterious stranger

Cover is an antonym for reveal in topics: show, disclose.
Nearby Words: revealed, revealing
Antonyms for Reveal
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Common collocations

part cover part reveal part
body cover body reveal body
eye cover eye reveal eye
fact cover fact reveal fact
Other nouns: face, map, story, hair, mouth, head, side, eyes.

Both words in one sentence

  • Manga / Puella Magi Oriko Magica Wham Episode In Oriko Magica volume 1, the fact that Oriko is not the green haired girl on the cover and the reveal that Oriko is actually an antagonist.
  • Series / Big Time Rush He then arrives at the Music Box and blows Gustavo and Kelly's cover and reveal that Big Time Rush isn't there, leaving the crowd to boo Gustavo and Kelly and abandon the Music Box, which would end Rocque Records forever.
  • Bedmate Reveal Then, as Nanoha wakes up and sleepily watches Fate, their bed cover twitches, and she opens it to reveal that Vivio was also asleep between them.
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