[ dih-sklohz ]
/ dɪˈskloʊz /
verb (used with object), dis·closed, dis·clos·ing.
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.
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Origin of disclose
Related formsdis·clos·er, nounpre·dis·close, verb (used with object), pre·dis·closed, pre·dis·clos·ing.self-dis·closed, adjectiveun·dis·closed, adjective
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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 discloser
/ (dɪsˈkləʊz) /
to make (information) known
to allow to be seen; lay bare
Derived Formsdiscloser, noun
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