to make known; reveal or uncover: to disclose a secret.
to cause to appear; allow to be seen; lay open to view: In spring the violets disclose their fragrant petals.
Obsolete. to open up; unfold.
- dis·clos·er, noun
- pre·dis·close, verb (used with object), pre·dis·closed, pre·dis·clos·ing.
- self-dis·closed, adjective
- un·dis·closed, adjective
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How to use disclose in a sentence
The secret history of Surrey was at length revealed, and the gravity of its discloser vouched for its authenticity.Amenities of Literature | Isaac Disraeli
British Dictionary definitions for disclose
to make (information) known
to allow to be seen; lay bare
- discloser, noun
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