What does reveal mean?

Definitions for reveal
rɪˈvilre·veal

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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

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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. Robert M. Hensel:

    I can not, and will not judge, by what my eyes may see. For the skin on a man shall not reveal his true identity.

  2. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    One can never force another to reveal passion they do not possess or feel with in the heart. We are erected from life experiences and the broken pieces that could be salvaged.

  3. 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.

  4. Don Yee:

    We presented the commissioner with an unprecedented amount of electronic data, all of which is incontrovertible, i do not think that any private citizen would have agreed to provide anyone with the amount of information that Tom was willing to reveal to the commissioner.

  5. Jimmy Carter:

    My most recent MRI brain scan did not reveal any signs of the original cancer spots nor any new ones. I will continue to receive regular three-week immunotherapy treatments of pembrolizumab.

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