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Definitions and Synonyms of let on | Another word for let on | What is let on?

Definition 1: make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret - [verb of communication]

Samples where let on or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold
  • The actress won't reveal how old she is
  • bring out the truth
  • he broke the news to her
  • unwrap the evidence in the murder case
  • The newspaper uncovered the President's illegal dealings

Synonyms for let on in the sense of this definition

(let on is a kind of ...) let something be known

"Tell them that you will be late"

(... is a kind of let on ) bring (information) out of concealment

(... is a kind of let on ) divulge confidential information or secrets

"Be careful--his secretary talks"

(... is a kind of let on ) tell anonymously

"The news were leaked to the paper"

(... is a kind of let on ) reveal in private; tell confidentially

(... is a kind of let on ) reveal unintentionally

"Her smile betrayed her true feelings"

(... is a kind of let on ) disclose directly or through prophets

"God rarely reveal his plans for Mankind"

(... is a kind of let on ) produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly

"He sprang these news on me just as I was leaving"

(... is a kind of let on ) to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality

"This actor outed last year"

(... is a kind of let on ) reveal (something) about somebody's identity or lifestyle

"The gay actor was outed last week" "Someone outed a CIA agent"

(... is a kind of let on ) cause to be revealed and jeopardized

"The story blew their cover" "The double agent was blown by the other side"

(... is a kind of let on ) explore and expose misconduct and scandals concerning public figures

"This reporter was well-known for his muckraking"

(let on has a similar meaning as ...) be released or become known; of news

"News of her death broke in the morning"

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