disclose

[dih-sklohz]

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.

noun

Obsolete. disclosure.

Nearby words

  1. disclaimer,
  2. disclamation,
  3. disclamatory,
  4. disclimax,
  5. disclination,
  6. disclosing,
  7. disclosing agent,
  8. disclosing solution,
  9. disclosure,
  10. discman

Origin of disclose

1350–1400; Middle English disclosen, desclosen < Old French desclos-, stem of desclore, equivalent to des- dis-1 + clore to close < Latin claudere; see close

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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British Dictionary definitions for undisclosed

undisclosed

adjective

not made known or revealedan undisclosed sum

disclose

verb (tr)

to make (information) known
to allow to be seen; lay bare
Derived Formsdiscloser, noun

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Word Origin and History for undisclosed
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