Definitions for divulgedɪˈvʌldʒ, daɪ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unwrap, disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, expose, divulge, break, give away, let out(verb)

    make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret

    "The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold"; "The actress won't reveal how old she is"; "bring out the truth"; "he broke the news to her"; "unwrap the evidence in the murder case"

Wiktionary

  1. divulge(Verb)

    To make public; to several or communicate to the public; to tell (a secret) so that it may become generally known; to disclose; -- said of that which had been confided as a secret, or had been before unknown; as, to divulge a secret.

  2. divulge(Verb)

    To indicate publicly; to proclaim.

  3. Origin: divulgare, from di- + vulgare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Divulge(verb)

    to make public; to several or communicate to the public; to tell (a secret) so that it may become generally known; to disclose; -- said of that which had been confided as a secret, or had been before unknown; as, to divulge a secret

  2. Divulge(verb)

    to indicate publicly; to proclaim

  3. Divulge(verb)

    to impart; to communicate

  4. Divulge(verb)

    to become publicly known

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Cornelius Clark:

    I can only tell you so much, and that's not one of the things I can divulge.

  2. Themba Mchunu:

    In my culture people don't like to divulge your sickness. It's about pride, more or less. Just like in my culture, when I grew up, you would never go to people and say, 'I am hungry'.

  3. Joyce Carol Oates:

    If you explore beneath shyness or party chit-chat, you can sometimes turn a dull exchange into an intriguing one. I've found this to be particularly true in the case of professors or intellectuals, who are full of fascinating information, but need encouragement before they'll divulge it.

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