give away

Definitions of give away
  1. verb
    make a gift of
    “She gave away her antique furniture”
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    type of:
    gift, give, present
    give as a present; make a gift of
  2. verb
    formally hand over to the bridegroom in marriage; of a bride by her father
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    type of:
    deliver, fork out, fork over, fork up, hand over, render, turn in
    to surrender someone or something to another
  3. 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
    synonyms: break, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, let on, let out, reveal, unwrap
    break, get around, get out
    be released or become known; of news
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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
  4. verb
    give away information about somebody
    synonyms: betray, denounce, grass, rat, shop, snitch, stag, tell on
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    types:
    sell out
    give information that compromises others
    type of:
    inform
    impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
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