verb (used with object), dis·closed, dis·clos·ing.
Origin of disclose
Examples from the Web for disclose
By April 2009, Obama was preparing to disclose those images.The Detainee Abuse Photos Obama Didn’t Want You To See|Noah Shachtman, Tim Mak|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All reportedly agreed on the need to disclose the matter the following day.How the Reagan White House Bungled Its Response to Iran-Contra Revelations|Malcolm Byrne|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Super PACs, unlike politically active nonprofits, must disclose their donors to the FEC in regular filings.
Some residents took to the secret-sharing app Whisper to disclose their biggest fears.‘I’m Flipping Out’: Dallas Residents’ Worst Ebola Fears|The Daily Beast|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The groups, nonprofits exempt from paying taxes, are not required to disclose their donors in Kansas and most other states.Millions in Dark Money Has Taken Over the Airwaves in Kansas|Center for Public Integrity|October 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Copyright proprietors should not be required to disclose it otherwise, satisfying the curiosity of business rivals and others.
But, Davey, if in the future anything should disclose the truth, might Ken not resent?The Shield of Silence|Harriet T. Comstock
He believed in the golden principle of keeping his business to himself until it became absolutely necessary to disclose it.The Bradys and the Girl Smuggler|Francis W. Doughty
I waited on; and though pained and sickened, like a true woman I never allowed my tongue to disclose the anguish I suffered.Nick Baba's Last Drink and Other Sketches|George P. Goff
Degrees of unrest we felt, but the actual thing did not disclose itself.Incredible Adventures|Algernon Blackwood
British Dictionary definitions for disclose
Word Origin and History for disclose
late 14c., from Old French desclos "open, exposed, plain, explicit," past participle of desclore (Modern French déclore) "open, break open, unlock, reveal," from des- (see dis-) + clore "to close" (see close (v.)). Related: Disclosed; disclosing.