What does divulge mean?

Definitions for divulge
dɪˈvʌldʒ, daɪ-di·vulge

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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.

    Etymology: divulgare, from di- + vulgare.

  2. divulge(Verb)

    To indicate publicly; to proclaim.

    Etymology: 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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Divulge

    di-vulj′, v.t. to spread abroad among the vulgar or the people: to make public: to reveal.—v.t. Divul′gate, to publish.—n. Divulgā′tion. [Fr.,—L. divulgāredis, among, vulgāre, vulgus, the common people. See Folk.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of divulge in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of divulge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of divulge in a Sentence

  1. Joyce Carol Oates:

    If you explore beneath shyness or party chit-chat, you can sometimes turn a dull exchange into an intriguing one. I've found this to be particularly true in the case of professors or intellectuals, who are full of fascinating information, but need encouragement before they'll divulge it.

  2. Stephen Chan:

    Issuers sometimes don't like it when you're doing an IPO for the competitors on a concurrent timetable because they will worry that you might divulge information to the benefit of the other clients.

  3. Themba Mchunu:

    In my culture people don't like to divulge your sickness. It's about pride, more or less. Just like in my culture, when I grew up, you would never go to people and say, 'I am hungry'.

  4. Harish Iyer:

    There is always an element of doubt when the government is asking you to divulge personal information.

  5. Assassins creed rogue Shay patric Cormac:

    Uphold the principles of our order and all that for which we stand, never share our secrets nor divulge the true nature of our work. Do so, until death - whatever the cost. This is my new creed. I am Shay Patrick Cormac, Templar of the Colonial... of the American rite. I am an older man now, and perhaps wiser. A war and a revolution have ended, and another is about to begin. May the father of understanding guide us all.

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