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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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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. covertadjective

    Synonyms:
    feme covert

    Antonyms:
    overt

  2. covertadjective

    Hidden, covered over; overgrown, sheltered.

    Synonyms:
    feme covert

    Antonyms:
    overt

  3. covertadjective

    Secret, surreptitious, concealed.

    Synonyms:
    feme covert

    Antonyms:
    overt

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. covertnoun

    a flock of coots

    Synonyms:
    concealment, screen, cover

    Antonyms:
    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"

    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. covertadjective

    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. covertadjective

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

    "a woman covert"

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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. covertnoun

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

  2. covertadjective

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. covertadjective

    Synonyms:
    secret, hidden, disguised, clandestine, stealthy

  2. covertnoun

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

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How to use covert in a sentence?

  1. State John Kerry:

    Covert, of course, is the hardest, you need to have verification and intrusive inspection to be able to find covert facilities.

  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. Jake Sullivan:

    Computer scientists have uncovered a covert server linking the Trump Organization to a Russian-based bank.

  4. Kateryna Stepanenko:

    Putin seems to lack confidence that polls and protestations of support for the war will survive a general conscription effort. Recruitment for volunteer battalions or covert mobilization only affects a small percentage of servicemen and their families, such separation allows Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin to control the appearance of the invasion without upsetting most of the Russian male population and their families.

  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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