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Princeton's WordNet

  1. uncover, bring out, unveil, revealverb

    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 outverb

    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. revealverb

    disclose directly or through prophets

    "God rarely reveal his plans for Mankind"

Wiktionary

  1. revealnoun

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

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

  2. revealnoun

    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. revealnoun

    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. revealverb

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

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

  5. revealverb

    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. Revealverb

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

  2. Revealverb

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

  3. Revealnoun

    a revealing; a disclosure

  4. Revealnoun

    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′.

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

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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. Joyce Brothers:

    Love comes when manipulation stops; when you think more about the other person than about his or her reactions to you. When you dare to reveal yourself fully. When you dare to be vulnerable.

  2. Benjamin Disraeli:

    The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but to reveal to him his own.

  3. Edwin Shuker:

    Most of these people are Muslim Kurds who perhaps have a grandmother or great-grandmother of Jewish origin who converted to Islam two or three generations ago. they are not moving back from anywhere; they are simply more comfortable to reveal a Jewish connection.

  4. Darrell Urban Black:

    Supervisors who bully employees reveal their lack of competence in reasoning.

  5. Sally Yates:

    My answer to that question would require me to reveal classified information.

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