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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 reveal 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 reveal in the sense of this definition

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

"Tell them that you will be late"

(... is a kind of reveal ) bring (information) out of concealment

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

"Be careful--his secretary talks"

(... is a kind of reveal ) tell anonymously

"The news were leaked to the paper"

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

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

"Her smile betrayed her true feelings"

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

"God rarely reveal his plans for Mankind"

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

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

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

"This actor outed last year"

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

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

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

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

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

"This reporter was well-known for his muckraking"

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

"News of her death broke in the morning"

Definition 2: make visible - [verb of perception]

Samples where reveal or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Summer brings out bright clothes
  • He brings out the best in her

Synonyms for reveal in the sense of this definition

(reveal is a kind of ...) make visible or noticeable

"She showed her talent for cooking" "Show me your etchings, please"

(... is a kind of reveal ) reveal to view as by removing a cover

"The curtain rose to disclose a stunning set"

(... is a kind of reveal ) recover through digging

"Schliemann excavated Troy" "excavate gold"

(... is a kind of reveal ) bring out and show for inspection and admiration

"His novel trots out a rich heiress" "always able to trot out some new excuse"

(... is a kind of reveal ) open to the view

"A walk through town will unfold many interesting buildings"

Definition 3: disclose directly or through prophets - [verb of perception]

Samples where reveal or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • God rarely reveal his plans for Mankind

(reveal is a kind of ...) make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret

"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"

(reveal belongs to category ...) a particular system or school of religious beliefs and teachings

"Jewish theology" "Roman Catholic theology"

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