disclose


1dis·close

verb \dis-ˈklōz\

: to make (something) known to the public

Full Definition of DISCLOSE

transitive verb
1
obsolete :  to open up
2
a :  to expose to view
b archaic :  hatch
c :  to make known or public <demands that politicians disclose the sources of their income>
dis·clos·er noun

Examples of DISCLOSE

  1. He refused to disclose the source of his information.
  2. The company has disclosed that it will be laying off thousands of workers later this year.
  3. The identity of the victim has not yet been disclosed.

Origin of DISCLOSE

Middle English, from Anglo-French desclos-, stem of desclore to open, unlock, reveal, from Medieval Latin disclaudere, from Latin dis- + claudere to close — more at close
First Known Use: 14th century

2disclose

noun

Definition of DISCLOSE

obsolete

First Known Use of DISCLOSE

1548

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