Definitions for revealrɪˈvil
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word reveal
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to make known; divulge:
to reveal a secret.
to lay open to view; display.
(n.)an act or instance of revealing.
Origin of reveal:
1325–75; ME revelen < MF reveler < L revēlāre to unveil
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.
Origin of reveal:
1815–25; earlier revale, appar. ult. < F ravaler to hollow out a recess in a wall
uncover, bring out, unveil, reveal(verb)
"Summer brings out bright clothes"; "He brings out the best in her"
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"
disclose directly or through prophets
"God rarely reveal his plans for Mankind"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
He lifted the cloth to reveal a cute white rabbit.
to make sth known that was previously not known
an interview in which he reveals his deepest secrets
The outer side of a window or door frame; the jamb.
A revelation; an uncovering of what was hidden.
The reveal in that movie was great.
The side of an opening for a window, doorway, or the like, between the door frame or window frame and the outer surface of the wall; or, where the opening is not filled with a door, etc., the whole thickness of the wall; the jamb.
To uncover; to show and display that which was hidden.
To communicate that which could not be known or discovered without divine or supernatural instruction.
Origin: From révéler, from earlier revelare, from re- + velare, from velum.
to make known (that which has been concealed or kept secret); to unveil; to disclose; to show
specifically, to communicate (that which could not be known or discovered without divine or supernatural instruction or agency)
a revealing; a disclosure
the side of an opening for a window, doorway, or the like, between the door frame or window frame and the outer surface of the wall; or, where the opening is not filled with a door, etc., the whole thickness of the wall; the jamb
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'reveal' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3549
Rank popularity for the word 'reveal' in Verbs Frequency: #223
Translations for reveal
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to make known
All their secrets have been revealed.
- openbaar maakAfrikaans
- revelarPortuguese (BR)
- αποκαλύπτω, γνωστοποιώGreek
- افشا کردنFarsi
- प्रकट करनाHindi
- otkriti (tajnu), iznijeti na vidjeloCroatian
- avsløre, røpeNorwegian
- افشا کردنPersian
- ښكاره كول، څرګندول ، ښودل:ويل، په ډګ ويلPashto
- a dezvăluiRomanian
- открывать; разоблачатьRussian
- avslöja, röjaSwedish
- 揭露Chinese (Trad.)
- انکشاف کرناUrdu
- công bốVietnamese
- 泄露Chinese (Simp.)
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