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divulge

Synonyms and Antonyms of divulge

to make known (as information previously kept secret)
  • We tried to make him divulge the name of the winner, but he wouldn't budge.
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Phrases Synonymous with divulge

bring to light, go public (with), let the cat out of the bag (about), spill the beans (about)

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Synonym Discussion of divulge

reveal, disclose, divulge, tell, betray mean to make known what has been or should be concealed. reveal may apply to supernatural or inspired revelation of truths beyond the range of ordinary human vision or reason.
    • divine will as revealed in sacred writings
disclose may imply a discovering but more often an imparting of information previously kept secret.
    • candidates must disclose their financial assets
divulge implies a disclosure involving some impropriety or breach of confidence.
    • refused to divulge an anonymous source
tell implies an imparting of necessary or useful information.
    • told them what he had overheard
betray implies a divulging that represents a breach of faith or an involuntary or unconscious disclosure.
    • a blush that betrayed her embarrassment


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