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Reveal - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Reveal' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Reveal [ n.]
- A revealing; a disclosure.
- The side of an opening for a window, doorway, or the like, between the door frame or window frame and the outer surface of the wall; or, where the opening is not filled with a door, etc., the whole thickness of the wall; the jamb.
2 . Reveal [ v. t.]
- To make known (that which has been concealed or kept secret); to unveil; to disclose; to show.
- Specifically, to communicate (that which could not be known or discovered without divine or supernatural instruction or agency).

Meaning of 'Reveal' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . reveal [ v]
Meaning (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
Example in sentence:
  • bring out the truth;
  • he broke the news to her;
  • The actress won't reveal how old she is;
  • The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold;
  • The newspaper uncovered the President's illegal dealings;
  • unwrap the evidence in the murder case
Meaning (2):
- disclose directly or through prophets
Example in sentence:
  • God rarely reveal his plans for Mankind
Meaning (3):
- make visible
Example in sentence:
  • He brings out the best in her;
  • Summer brings out bright clothes;
  • With this machine, ultrasound can be visualized