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.
- re·veal·a·ble, adjective
- re·veal·a·bil·i·ty, re·veal·a·ble·ness, noun
- re·veal·ed·ly [ri-vee-lid-lee, -veeld-], /rɪˈvi lɪd li, -ˈvild-/, adverb
- re·veal·er, noun
- re·veal·ing·ly, adverb
- re·veal·ing·ness, noun
- re·vel·a·tive [ri-vel-uh-tiv, rev-uh-ley-], /rɪˈvɛl ə tɪv, ˈrɛv əˌleɪ-/, adjective
- half-re·vealed, adjective
- non·re·veal·ing, adjective
- pre·re·veal, verb (used with object)
- self-re·vealed, adjective
- un·re·veal·a·ble, adjective
- un·re·vealed, adjective
- un·re·veal·ing, adjective
- un·re·veal·ing·ly, adverb
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How to use reveal in a sentence
If future data and analyses establish that magma does exist, that would be a revolutionary reveal.Rumbles on Mars Raise Hopes of Underground Magma Flows | Robin George Andrews | February 1, 2021 | Quanta Magazine
Even before the reveal, the show drops plenty of hints about its narrator.‘Bridgerton’ dropped several clues about Lady Whistledown’s identity. Did they add up? | Bethonie Butler | January 6, 2021 | Washington Post
Alongside this reveal, Nvidia released a batch of screenshots from the game to promote ray tracing technology, which adds sophisticated lighting and reflections.‘Cyberpunk 2077′s’ launch, explained: Sony offers refunds, delists game from PlayStation store | Elise Favis | December 18, 2020 | Washington Post
Elise Favis and Gene Park are watching the event, and highlighting the biggest reveals.‘The Last of Us Part II’ wins game of the year at The Game Awards, alongside new ‘Mass Effect’ and ‘Among Us’ reveals | Elise Favis, Gene Park, Mikhail Klimentov | December 11, 2020 | Washington Post
Aggregate patterns in our ranking reveal clues about where vital companies are most likely to be found—and where trends have shifted.Finding advantage in adversity: How the Future 50 positioned themselves for growth, even in 2020 | lbelanger225 | December 3, 2020 | Fortune
Back in December, and just in time for Hanukkah, J.K. Rowling revealed via Twitter that there were Jewish wizards at Hogwarts.
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 | James Poulos | December 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
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 | William Boot | December 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The findings revealed that, in 1999, only 21 percent of Americans claimed someone in their household had a tattoo.Masters of Alt Sex: SuicideGirls Hits Puberty and Wants to Invade Your TV Set | Marlow Stern | December 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The pre-war records in Albany revealed a conviction the fellow earned at 16 before going off to war.
The supernaturalist alleges that religion was revealed to man by God, and that the form of this revelation is a sacred book.God and my Neighbour | Robert Blatchford
She stripped off her mackintosh, as though she were stripping off her modesty, and stood before him revealed.Hilda Lessways | Arnold Bennett
The extent to which the man was lowered and lost in the risen Lord is especially revealed in the fourth Gospel.Solomon and Solomonic Literature | Moncure Daniel Conway
But when you are there, the awful secret of conspiracy will not be revealed in caverns, dungeons, and darkness.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4 | Jane Porter
He looked up sharply, his lips parting in a smile that revealed his strong white teeth.St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
British Dictionary definitions for reveal
(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
- revealable, adjective
- revealability, noun
- revealer, noun
- revealment, noun
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