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dis·close

 (dĭ-sklōz′)
tr.v. dis·closed, dis·clos·ing, dis·clos·es
1. To expose to view, as by removing a cover; uncover.
2. To make known (something heretofore kept secret).

[Middle English disclosen, from Old French desclore, desclos- : des-, dis- + clore, to close (from Latin claudere).]

dis·clos′a·ble adj.
dis·clos′er n.

disclose

(dɪsˈkləʊz)
vb (tr)
1. to make (information) known
2. to allow to be seen; lay bare
disˈcloser n

dis•close

(dɪˈskloʊz)

v.t. -closed, -clos•ing.
1. to make known; reveal.
2. lay open to view.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Old French desclos-, s. of desclore=des- dis-1 + clore to close < Latin claudere]
dis•clos′er, n.

disclose


Past participle: disclosed
Gerund: disclosing

Imperative
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disclose
Present
I disclose
you disclose
he/she/it discloses
we disclose
you disclose
they disclose
Preterite
I disclosed
you disclosed
he/she/it disclosed
we disclosed
you disclosed
they disclosed
Present Continuous
I am disclosing
you are disclosing
he/she/it is disclosing
we are disclosing
you are disclosing
they are disclosing
Present Perfect
I have disclosed
you have disclosed
he/she/it has disclosed
we have disclosed
you have disclosed
they have disclosed
Past Continuous
I was disclosing
you were disclosing
he/she/it was disclosing
we were disclosing
you were disclosing
they were disclosing
Past Perfect
I had disclosed
you had disclosed
he/she/it had disclosed
we had disclosed
you had disclosed
they had disclosed
Future
I will disclose
you will disclose
he/she/it will disclose
we will disclose
you will disclose
they will disclose
Future Perfect
I will have disclosed
you will have disclosed
he/she/it will have disclosed
we will have disclosed
you will have disclosed
they will have disclosed
Future Continuous
I will be disclosing
you will be disclosing
he/she/it will be disclosing
we will be disclosing
you will be disclosing
they will be disclosing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been disclosing
you have been disclosing
he/she/it has been disclosing
we have been disclosing
you have been disclosing
they have been disclosing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been disclosing
you will have been disclosing
he/she/it will have been disclosing
we will have been disclosing
you will have been disclosing
they will have been disclosing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been disclosing
you had been disclosing
he/she/it had been disclosing
we had been disclosing
you had been disclosing
they had been disclosing
Conditional
I would disclose
you would disclose
he/she/it would disclose
we would disclose
you would disclose
they would disclose
Past Conditional
I would have disclosed
you would have disclosed
he/she/it would have disclosed
we would have disclosed
you would have disclosed
they would have disclosed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.disclose - make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secretdisclose - 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"
blackwash - bring (information) out of concealment
muckrake - explore and expose misconduct and scandals concerning public figures; "This reporter was well-known for his muckraking"
blow - cause to be revealed and jeopardized; "The story blew their cover"; "The double agent was blown by the other side"
out - reveal (something) about somebody's identity or lifestyle; "The gay actor was outed last week"; "Someone outed a CIA agent"
come out of the closet, out, come out - to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality; "This actor outed last year"
spring - produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly; "He sprang these news on me just as I was leaving"
get around, get out, break - be released or become known; of news; "News of her death broke in the morning"
betray, bewray - reveal unintentionally; "Her smile betrayed her true feelings"
confide - reveal in private; tell confidentially
leak - tell anonymously; "The news were leaked to the paper"
babble out, blab, blab out, let the cat out of the bag, peach, spill the beans, tattle, babble, talk, sing - divulge confidential information or secrets; "Be careful--his secretary talks"
tell - let something be known; "Tell them that you will be late"
reveal - disclose directly or through prophets; "God rarely reveal his plans for Mankind"
2.disclose - disclose to view as by removing a cover; "The curtain rose to disclose a stunning set"
face - turn so as to expose the face; "face a playing card"
bring out, reveal, uncover, unveil - make visible; "Summer brings out bright clothes"; "He brings out the best in her"

disclose

verb
1. make known, tell, reveal, publish, relate, broadcast, leak, confess, communicate, unveil, utter, make public, impart, divulge, out (informal), let slip, spill the beans about (informal), cough (slang), blow wide open (slang), get off your chest (informal), spill your guts about (slang) Neither side would disclose details of the transaction.
make known keep secret, keep dark
2. show, reveal, expose, discover, exhibit, unveil, uncover, lay bare, bring to light, take the wraps off clapboard façades that revolve to disclose snug interiors
show cover, hide, mask, conceal, obscure, veil, secrete

disclose

verb
1. To make visible; bring to view:
Archaic: discover.
Idioms: bring to light, lay open, make plain.
Translations
يُظْهِرُ، يُفْشي، يَكْشِفيُفْشِي
odhalitoznámitprozradit
afslørerøbe
paljastaa
otkriti
afhjúpa
明らかにする
드러내다
atskleidimas
atklāt
avslöja
เปิดเผย
tiết lộ

disclose

[dɪsˈkləʊz] VTrevelar

disclose

[dɪsˈkləʊz] vt (= reveal) [+ information, secret, details] → révéler, divulguer
to disclose that ... → révéler que ...

disclose

vt secretenthüllen; intentions, news, details, identitybekannt geben

disclose

[dɪsˈkləʊz] vt (all senses) → rivelare, svelare

disclose

(disˈkləuz) verb
to uncover, reveal or make known. He refused to disclose his identity.
disˈclosure (-ʒə) noun

disclose

يُفْشِي oznámit afsløre bekanntgeben αποκαλύπτω revelar paljastaa dévoiler otkriti divulgare 明らかにする 드러내다 onthullen vise wyjawić divulgar разглашать avslöja เปิดเผย ortaya çıkarmak tiết lộ 披露

disclose

vt. revelar, descubrir; destapar, abrir.
References in classic literature ?
He pressed very hard indeed for your name and address, but I did not feel at liberty to disclose them before seeing you.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
I assure you, madam, that I had not intended to disclose my affection," the Engaging Gentleman humbly explained, "but the power of your beauty has overcome my discretion.
My zeal prompts me to disclose this to your Majesty.
The men, hiding from the bullets, waited anx- iously for it to lift and disclose the plight of the regiment.
Loscombe has declined acceding to this request, for want of formal permission to disclose his client's proceedings after leaving Aldborough.
Though we have properly enough entitled this our work, a history, and not a life; nor an apology for a life, as is more in fashion; yet we intend in it rather to pursue the method of those writers, who profess to disclose the revolutions of countries, than to imitate the painful and voluminous historian, who, to preserve the regularity of his series, thinks himself obliged to fill up as much paper with the detail of months and years in which nothing remarkable happened, as he employs upon those notable aeras when the greatest scenes have been transacted on the human stage.
Thy dream shall disclose unto thee what thy friend doeth when awake.
Must I go back to events which cast a shade upon the memory of your parent, or will you spare it, and disclose to me the truth?
The truth is, he ought to have been trusted with everything, for no man in the world could deserve better of a wife; but this was a thing I knew not how to open to him, and yet having nobody to disclose any part of it to, the burthen was too heavy for my mind; for let them say what they please of our sex not being able to keep a secret, my life is a plain conviction to me of the contrary; but be it our sex, or the man's sex, a secret of moment should always have a confidant, a bosom friend, to whom we may communicate the joy of it, or the grief of it, be it which it will, or it will be a double weight upon the spirits, and perhaps become even insupportable in itself; and this I appeal to all human testimony for the truth of.
I then wrote three letters of adieu: the first to Esther Hargrave, in which I told her that I found it impossible to stay any longer at Grassdale, or to leave my son under his father's protection; and, as it was of the last importance that our future abode should be unknown to him and his acquaintance, I should disclose it to no one but my brother, through the medium of whom I hoped still to correspond with my friends.
But all these instances set forth only slow and groping interchange of sympathy and thought beside one other instance which the Rubberneck coach shall disclose.