Disclose vs Uncovered - What's the difference?

disclose | uncovered |

As a verb disclose

is (obsolete) to open up, unfasten.

As a noun disclose

is (obsolete) a disclosure.

As an adjective uncovered is

not covered or protected from the weather etc.




  • (obsolete) To open up, unfasten.
  • * Francis Bacon
  • The ostrich layeth her eggs under sand, where the heat of the discloseth them.
  • To uncover, physically expose to view.
  • * Woodward
  • The shells being broken, the stone included in them is thereby disclosed and set at liberty.
  • * 1972 , Vladimir Nabokov, Transparent Things , McGraw-Hill 1972, p. 13:
  • Its brown curtain was only half drawn, disclosing the elegant legs, clad in transparent black, of a female seated inside.
  • To expose to the knowledge of others; to make known, state openly, reveal.
  • * Alexander Pope
  • Her lively looks a sprightly mind disclose .
  • * Addison
  • If I disclose my passion, / Our friendship's at an end.


    * divulge * impart * publish * reveal * unveil


    * cover up

    Derived terms

    * discloser


    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A disclosure
  • uncovered



    (en adjective)
  • not covered or protected from the weather etc
  • lacking insurance or security
  • bareheaded
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