American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To remove a veil or covering from.
- v. To disclose; reveal.
- v. To take off one's veil.
- v. To reveal oneself.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To remove a veil from; uncover; disclose to view; reveal: as, to unveil a statue.
- To become unveiled; be disclosed to view; remove a veil; reveal one's self.
- Also unvail.
- v. transitive To remove a veil from; to divest of a veil; to uncover; to disclose to view; to reveal; as, she unveiled her face.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To remove a veil from; to divest of a veil; to uncover; to disclose to view; to reveal.
- v. To remove a veil; to reveal one's self.
- v. remove the cover from
- v. make visible
- v. remove the veil from
- un- + veil (Wiktionary)
“Any new power they unveil is going to remind you of some comic book hero, so they figure why bother?”
“Setting off from a Siberian London to balmy Long Beach California has been a process that matched the TED theme of "unveil" - off have come the snowjacket, hat, gloves, long johns”
“Great – maybe Obama will travel to Colorado and "unveil" his policy surrounded by Greek columns.”
“Jewish tradition prescribes that you wait several months before holding a ceremony to "unveil" the headstone, which is then placed upon the grave.”
“While we may accept his argument that visiting the new tunnel would not officially "unveil" it, the claim that he would be visiting the City of David, not Silwan, was a demonstration of the art of denial and deception.”
“Clinton has been at least third in line after some of the other candidates to 'unveil' her major policy initiatives and even then all she does is bracket someone else's good ideas, put a bow on 'em and call them new.”
“Do they leap to Aleister Crowley and other magick-oriented authorities to "unveil" the occult meanings?”
“I especially love the moment when you turn the tin upside down and "unveil" the cake.”
“First, on jobs, he's going to kind of unveil his Jobs First program which he says touts new jobs.”
“All they are doing is passing along the standard, official line of the Bush administration, supposedly revealing the most inflammatory conclusions that the administration will "unveil" in just a few days.”
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