What does REVEAL mean?

Definitions for REVEAL
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. uncover, bring out, unveil, reveal(verb)

    make visible

    "Summer brings out bright clothes"; "He brings out the best in her"

  2. 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"

  3. reveal(verb)

    disclose directly or through prophets

    "God rarely reveal his plans for Mankind"

Wiktionary

  1. reveal(Noun)

    The outer side of a window or door frame; the jamb.

    Etymology: From révéler, from earlier revelare, from re- + velare, from velum.

  2. reveal(Noun)

    A revelation; an uncovering of what was hidden.

    The reveal in that movie was great.

    Etymology: From révéler, from earlier revelare, from re- + velare, from velum.

  3. reveal(Noun)

    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.

    Etymology: From révéler, from earlier revelare, from re- + velare, from velum.

  4. reveal(Verb)

    To uncover; to show and display that which was hidden.

    Etymology: From révéler, from earlier revelare, from re- + velare, from velum.

  5. reveal(Verb)

    To communicate that which could not be known or discovered without divine or supernatural instruction.

    Etymology: From révéler, from earlier revelare, from re- + velare, from velum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reveal(verb)

    to make known (that which has been concealed or kept secret); to unveil; to disclose; to show

  2. Reveal(verb)

    specifically, to communicate (that which could not be known or discovered without divine or supernatural instruction or agency)

  3. Reveal(noun)

    a revealing; a disclosure

  4. Reveal(noun)

    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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Reveal

    rē-vēl′, v.t. to unveil: to make known, as by divine agency: to disclose.—n. Revealabil′ity.—adj. Reveal′able.—ns. Reveal′ableness; Reveal′er; Reveal′ment, revelation.—Revealed religion, that which has been supernaturally revealed. [O. Fr. reveler (Fr. révéler)—L. revelārere-, back, velāre, to veil—velum, a veil.]

  2. Reveal

    rē-vēl′, n. (archit.) the square ingoing of a window, doorway, or the like, between the frame and the outer surface of the wall.—Also Revel′.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'REVEAL' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3549

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'REVEAL' in Verbs Frequency: #223

How to pronounce REVEAL?

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How to say REVEAL in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of REVEAL in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of REVEAL in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of REVEAL in a Sentence

  1. Punjab Police spokeswoman Nabeela Ghazanfar:

    Her father Azeem informed the police that his son Waseem has strangled Qandeel, apparently, it is honor killing but further investigations would reveal the real motives behind this murder.

  2. Ansel Adams:

    No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.

  3. Hakeem Jeffries:

    ( Trump's) reaction to Charlottesville was clearly inadequate, unacceptable, inappropriate, and for many people throughout America, led them to conclude that the President of the United States chose to pull the sheets off and reveal himself, in terms of his tendency to be a racial arsonist, fanning the flames of hatred.

  4. Coventry Patmore:

    To him that waits all things reveal themselves, provided that he has the courage not to deny, in the darkness, what he has seen in the light.

  5. David Jones:

    What we've done is we've figured out a way to reveal a lot of Borneo's secrets by exploring it in a helicopter, we're going into the Danum Valley, we're going to the Kinabatangan River and we're going to visit the Dayak tribes in areas that are not commercial and where people have seen few Westerners before.

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