disclose

Disclose means to reveal or expose information that has previously been kept a secret — like a politician might be forced to disclose his finances or former scandals while running for office.

When a politician, corporate executive, or celebrity announces that he or she has something to disclose, the public listens. They know that the information they're about to hear was kept secret for a reason. Something incriminating or juicy is about to be revealed, like a secret affair or plummeting company profits.

Definitions of disclose
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v disclose to view as by removing a cover

“The curtain rose to disclose a stunning set”
Synonyms:
expose
Types:
face
turn so as to expose the face
Type of:
bring out, reveal, uncover, unveil
make visible

v 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”
Synonyms:
break, bring out, discover, divulge, expose, give away, let on, let out, reveal, unwrap
break, get around, get out
be released or become known; of news
Types:
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blackwash
bring (information) out of concealment
muckrake
explore and expose misconduct and scandals concerning public figures
blow
cause to be revealed and jeopardized
out
reveal (something) about somebody's identity or lifestyle
come out, come out of the closet, out
to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
spring
produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly
betray, bewray
reveal unintentionally
confide
reveal in private; tell confidentially
leak
tell anonymously
babble, babble out, blab, blab out, let the cat out of the bag, peach, sing, spill the beans, talk, tattle
divulge confidential information or secrets
reveal
disclose directly or through prophets
relieve, unbosom
relieve oneself of troubling information
Type of:
tell
let something be known

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