Definition of reveal
- reveal a secret
- the uncurtained window revealed a cluttered room
She would not reveal the secret.
The test revealed the true cause of death.
It was revealed that they stole over $1 million.
They revealed the plans for the new building.
The expression on his face revealed how he felt.
The curtain was lifted to reveal the grand prize.
Pulling up the carpeting revealed the home's beautiful hardwood floors.
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
bring to light, go public (with), let the cat out of the bag (about), spill the beans (about);
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