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. Dean Keak Tegn:

    Your Words value you, and reveal your true character more than your personal name.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Hard times in life are inevitable, and almost everyone has to go through the rough patches at least once in lifetime. Sometimes those hard times can be real blessings in disguise, for they reveal who your true friends are. The hard times enable you to recognize and appreciate your true friends who stand by your side even during the challenging difficult times, when your fair weather friends disown you and walk away from you. Perhaps God sends those tough times your way, so that your life stream gets rid of the dirt and stones, in my view, and the pure clean stream begins to flow smoothly once again.

  3. Baron Cohen:

    At no time did I endorse training toddlers in handling guns. Nor was the idea even presented to me directly. If it had been, I would have rejected it, i love good satire, but good satire must reveal some basis in truth. This was fraud, a sick fraud at that, and its intention was to deceive the American people for political purposes.

  4. 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.

  5. Curator Xavier Bray:

    His innovative and unconventional approach took the art of portraiture to new heights through his ability to reveal the inner life of his sitters, even in his grandest and most memorable formal portraits.

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