Definitions for revelationˌrɛv əˈleɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disclosure, revelation, revealing(noun)

    the speech act of making something evident

  2. revelation(noun)

    an enlightening or astonishing disclosure

  3. revelation, divine revelation(noun)

    communication of knowledge to man by a divine or supernatural agency

  4. Revelation, Revelation of Saint John the Divine, Apocalypse, Book of Revelation(noun)

    the last book of the New Testament; contains visionary descriptions of heaven and of conflicts between good and evil and of the end of the world; attributed to Saint John the Apostle

Wiktionary

  1. revelation(Noun)

    The act of revealing or disclosing

  2. revelation(Noun)

    Something that is revealed.

  3. revelation(Noun)

    Something dramatically disclosed

  4. revelation(Noun)

    A manifestation of divine truth

  5. revelation(Noun)

    A great success

  6. Revelation(ProperNoun)

    The final book of the New Testament of the Bible.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Revelation(noun)

    the act of revealing, disclosing, or discovering to others what was before unknown to them

  2. Revelation(noun)

    that which is revealed

  3. Revelation(noun)

    the act of revealing divine truth

  4. Revelation(noun)

    that which is revealed by God to man; esp., the Bible

  5. Revelation(noun)

    specifically, the last book of the sacred canon, containing the prophecies of St. John; the Apocalypse

  6. Origin: [F. rvlation, L. revelatio. See Reveal.]

Freebase

  1. Revelation

    In religion and theology, revelation is the revealing or disclosing of some form of truth or knowledge through communication with a deity or other supernatural entity or entities. Some religions have religious texts which they view as divinely or supernaturally revealed or inspired. For instance, Orthodox Judaism holds that the Torah was received from God on biblical Mount Sinai, and Muslims consider the Qur'an to have been revealed word by word and letter by letter. In Hinduism some Vedas are considered apauruṣeya, i.e. "not human compositions", and are supposed to have been directly revealed, and thus are called śruti, i.e. "what is heard". Many Christians believe that the Old and New Testaments were inspired by God. The 15,000 handwritten pages produced by the mystic Maria Valtorta were represented as direct dictations from Jesus, while she attributed The Book of Azariah to her guardian angel. When a revelation is communicated by a supernatural entity that is reported as present during the communication, it is called a vision. Some revelations go further in that direct conversations between the recipient and the supernatural entity is reported. Some revelations are reported along with physical marks such as stigmata and in rare cases, such as that of Saint Juan Diego, physical artifacts accompany the revelation. The Roman Catholic concept of interior locution includes just an inner voice heard by the recipient.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Revelation

    rev-ē-lā′shun, n. the act of revealing: that which is revealed: the revealing divine truth: that which is revealed by God to man: the Apocalypse or last book of the New Testament.—adj. Revelā′tional.—n. Revelā′tionist.—adj. Rev′elātory. [Fr.,—L. revelatiorevelāre, to reveal.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Revelation

    name properly applicable to the knowledge of God, or of divine things, imparted to the mind of man, by the operation of the Divine Spirit in the human soul, and as apprehended by it.

CrunchBase

  1. Revelation

    Revelation creates cutting edge web applications for conducting qualitative market research. Launched in 2007, Revelation Project dramatically extends the reach of qualitative research, enabling researchers to spend more time with consumers wherever they are and get a truer picture of the consumer experience. Researchers can collect more data faster at a fraction of the cost.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'revelation' in Nouns Frequency: #2385

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of revelation in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of revelation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ludwig van Beethoven:

    Music is a higher revelation than philosophy.

  2. William James:

    An idea, to be suggestive, must come to the individual with the force of revelation.

  3. Eileen Caddy:

    Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be Revelation.

  4. Fox News contributor:

    Charles Krauthammer, a syndicated columnist and Fox News contributor said that Tuesday ’s revelation is simply part of a larger pattern of behavior by the former secretary of state :.

  5. Patro Qhamakoane:

    Knowledge is like an egg, and revelation is the yoke of an egg, until the egg is cracked, and the albumen is spilled, the revelation of the knowledge remains unknown and produces no result.

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