verb (used with object)
- 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.
- revealed religion,
- revealed theology,
Origin of reveal
Examples from the Web for revealing
Revealing what would otherwise be secret is the business of facts.
It was revealing that protests began even before the film was released.Can Tarzan of the Apes Survive in a Post-Colonial World?|Ted Gioia|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hockney is also refreshingly genuine when it comes to revealing another source of inspiration—other artists.
McDonough, in contrast, sells posters of herself in revealing clothing leaning over a car in a sultry manner.The Moms of Monster Jam Drive Trucks, Buck Macho Culture|Eliza Krigman|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That these six eyewitnesses have remained anonymous for fear of their personal safety is revealing in and of itself.As Michael Brown Grand Jury Winds Down, Is Ferguson on the Brink of War?|Ron Christie|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was flung noisily open, revealing Mathurin standing in the full glare of the lamplight.Autumn Glory|Ren Bazin
But some instinct—she knew not what—kept her from revealing it at this moment.Sally Dows and Other Stories|Bret Harte
However, for the true creation and revealing of this personality, at first only dimly felt, a new stimulus was needed.A Critic in Pall Mall|Oscar Wilde
You will let my head rest on your knees, the night will succeed better than I in revealing the heart unseen.Woman|Magdeleine Marx
By the stark unmerciful sunlight; by the rude, revealing glow of the impending day how much more scandalous would it be!The Life of the Party|Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
Word Origin for reveal
1590s, past participle adjective from reveal (v.). Related: Revealingly.
late 14c., from Old French reveler "reveal" (14c.), from Latin revelare "reveal, uncover, disclose," literally "unveil," from re- "opposite of" (see re-) + velare "to cover, veil," from velum "a veil" (see veil (n.)). Related: Revealed; revealing.