Uncover vs Unearth - What's the difference?

uncover | unearth |


As verbs the difference between uncover and unearth

is that uncover is to remove the cover of an object while unearth is to drive or draw from the earth.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

uncover

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • to remove the cover of an object
  • The model railway was uncovered .
  • To reveal the identity of
  • The murderer has finally been uncovered .
  • To show openly; to disclose; to reveal.
  • * Milton
  • To uncover his perjury to the oath of his coronation.
  • To divest of the hat or cap; to bare the head of.
  • to uncover oneself

    Antonyms

    * cover up

    unearth

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To drive or draw from the earth.
  • To uncover or find; to bring out from concealment; to bring to light; to disclose.
  • to unearth a secret
  • To dig up.
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