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

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  1. covertadjective

    feme covert


  2. covertadjective

    Hidden, covered over; overgrown, sheltered.

    feme covert


  3. covertadjective

    Secret, surreptitious, concealed.

    feme covert


Princeton's WordNet

  1. covertnoun

    a flock of coots

    concealment, screen, cover

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

  2. screen, cover, covert, concealmentadjective

    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"

    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

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

  3. covertadjective

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

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

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

  4. covertadjective

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

    "a woman covert"

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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. covertnoun

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

  2. covertadjective

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. covertadjective

    secret, hidden, disguised, clandestine, stealthy

  2. covertnoun

    shelter, refuge, retreat, underwood, jungle, thicket

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How to use covert in a sentence?

  1. Nick Dowling:

    Russia has been the leader in using new technologies to attack targets in covert and confusing ways. Russia is an active leader in what strategists are calling the gray zone of warfare attacks in the gray zone between war and peace, attacking U.S. diplomats in Cuba and China are likely experimentation with this weapon but also serves the political interests of antagonizing U.S. relations with Cuba and China and creates fear, disruptionand distraction among U.S. diplomats and officials.

  2. 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.

  3. Robert Young Pelton:

    So that is why the good doctor stays in jail, we have burned a lot of local Pakistani and Afghan doctors and aid workers who have historically been part of many covert operations in Pakistan.

  4. James Clapper:

    This sort of thing lends itself to covert action on the part of The US government, and I trust and hope that we are doing something along those lines.

  5. Bruce Klingner:

    North Korea has both an overt and covert economy through which it gains money, the overt economy is predominantly sales of natural resources.

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