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disclose

dis·close

disclose

 
 
pronunciation:
dihs kloz
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: disclosed, discloses, disclosing
definition 1: to make known; reveal.
The FBI eventually disclosed the facts of the case.The reporter was unwilling to disclose the name of her source.The company disclosed that hackers had gained access to some of its customers' personal information.
synonyms:
divulge, reveal
antonyms:
conceal, hide, suppress
similar words:
advise, air, bare, betray, break, confide, declare, display, expose, give away, impart, leak, let out, name, produce, relate, say, show, signify, spill, tell, uncover, unveil
definition 2: to make visible or apparent.
The detective disclosed a safe hidden behind a painting.
synonyms:
expose, uncover
antonyms:
conceal
similar words:
bare, produce, reveal, show
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derivation: discloser (n.)
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