What are some alternative words for covert?

Synonyms for covert
ˈkoʊ vərt, ˈkʌv ərt; ˈkʌv ərt, ˈkoʊ vərt; ˈkʌv ərt; oʊˈvɜrt, ˈoʊ vərt; ˈkoʊ vərt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. covert(noun)

    a flock of coots

    Synonyms:
    concealment, screen, cover

    Antonyms:
    raw, bald, naked, barefaced, visible, open, undisguised, unprotected, overt

  2. screen, cover, covert, concealment(adj)

    a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something

    "a screen of trees afforded privacy"; "under cover of darkness"; "the brush provided a covert for game"; "the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background"

    Synonyms:
    masking, blanket, screen, covering, silver screen, blind, projection screen, back, screen door, covering fire, hiding, screenland, natural covering, cover song, privateness, sieve, concealing, concealment, cover version, top, cover, privacy, filmdom, binding, cover charge, secrecy, screening, book binding

    Antonyms:
    bald, visible, undisguised, unprotected, raw, barefaced, overt, naked, open

  3. covert(adj)

    secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed

    "covert actions by the CIA"; "covert funding for the rebels"

    Antonyms:
    unprotected, raw, barefaced, bald, undisguised, overt, naked, open, visible

  4. covert(adj)

    (of a wife) being under the protection of her husband

    "a woman covert"

    Antonyms:
    visible, bald, open, unprotected, overt, raw, barefaced, undisguised, naked

Wiktionary

  1. covert(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    feme covert

    Antonyms:
    overt

  2. covert(adjective)

    Hidden, covered over; overgrown, sheltered.

    Synonyms:
    feme covert

    Antonyms:
    overt

  3. covert(adjective)

    Secret, surreptitious, concealed.

    Synonyms:
    feme covert

    Antonyms:
    overt

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. covert(n.)

    Synonyms:
    shelter, refuge, asylum, harbor, sanctuary, retreat, defence

  2. covert(a.)

    Synonyms:
    hidden, concealed, secret, disguised, clandestine, underhand, sly, insidious, stealthy

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. covert(a)

    Synonyms:
    secret, hidden, disguised, clandestine, stealthy

  2. covert(n)

    Synonyms:
    shelter, refuge, retreat, underwood, jungle, thicket

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    disguised, secret, hidden, undercover, clandestine, occult, concealed, confidential

How to pronounce covert?

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How to say covert in sign language?

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How to use covert in a sentence?

  1. Bob Corker:

    Every 90 days, the President has to certify to us they're not developing a nuclear weapon, that there is no covert activity occurring, and there is not terrorism being conducted against the U.S. or its allies.

  2. Vladimir Putin:

    And unilaterally imposed and politically motivated sanctions on investment, trade and, in particular, technology transfer become its covert form, in our opinion, such sanctions not only have no perspective, but they also contradict the G20 principles for interacting in the interests of all countries of the world.

  3. The Times:

    Compiled this month by the Cabinet Office under the codename Operation Yellowhammer, the dossier offers a rare glimpse into the covert planning being carried out by the government to avert a catastrophic collapse in the nation's infrastructure, the file, marked.

  4. Edin Omanovic:

    9/11 ushered covert and overt surveillance regimes, many of which were unlawful.

  5. John Demers:

    I think that it opened everyone's eyes to how much different foreign governments tried to influence our political discourse in a covert manner.


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