- to make known; disclose; divulge: to reveal a secret.
- to lay open to view; display; exhibit.
- an act or instance of revealing; revelation; disclosure.
- the part of the jamb of a window or door opening between the outer wall surface and the window or door frame.
- the whole jamb of an opening between the outer and inner surfaces of a wall.
- the framework or edge of an automobile window.
Origin of reveal
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Antonyms for reveal
Related Words for revealedconfess, acknowledge, explain, affirm, divulge, publish, tell, inform, admit, declare, concede, report, announce, expose, disclose, display, unveil, avow, leak, communicate
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Contemporary Examples of revealed
Back in December, and just in time for Hanukkah, J.K. Rowling revealed via Twitter that there were Jewish wizards at Hogwarts.Harry Potter and the Torah of Terror
Candida Moss, Joel Baden
January 4, 2015
The Sony hack has revealed, above all, just how easy it is for this information to get out.Pyongyang Shuffle: Hollywood In Dead Panic Over Sony Hack
December 19, 2014
Emails leaked by the GOP revealed that of the 17 Sony execs making $1 million or more annually, only one is a woman.Exclusive: Aaron Sorkin Thinks Male Film Roles Have Bigger ‘Degree of Difficulty’ Than Female Ones
December 15, 2014
The pre-war records in Albany revealed a conviction the fellow earned at 16 before going off to war.A Million Ways to Die in Prison
December 8, 2014
Over the course of five hours, a handful of categories at a time have been revealed.10 Biggest Grammy Award Snubs and Surprises: Meghan Trainor, Miley Cyrus & More
December 5, 2014
Historical Examples of revealed
Never before had he seen his sin in the light in which it was now revealed by God's Word.Life in London
Many of Hester's own thoughts were revealed to her that night by the side of the dead Moxy.Weighed and Wanting
It revealed surely a tender heart, one responsive to a pure love.
Then, the bitterness of Garson's soul was revealed by the fierceness in his voice as he replied.
Something of what was in his mind was revealed in Garson's first speech after Griggs's going.
- (may take a clause as object or an infinitive) to disclose (a secret); divulge
- to expose to view or show (something concealed)
- (of God) to disclose (divine truths) either directly or through the medium of prophets, etc
- architect the vertical side of an opening in a wall, esp the side of a window or door between the frame and the front of the wall
Word Origin for reveal
1560s, past participle adjective from reveal. Revealed religion, as opposed to natural religion, is attested from 1719.