Definitions for divulgedɪˈvʌldʒ, daɪ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

di•vulgedɪˈvʌldʒ, daɪ-(v.t.)-vulged, -vulg•ing.

  1. to disclose or reveal (something private, secret, or previously unknown).

Origin of divulge:

1425–75; late ME (< AF) < L dīvulgāre=dī-di -2+vulgāre to make common, der. of vulgus the common people

di•vulg′er(n.)

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

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