disclose - definition and synonyms

 
 
verb [transitive] 

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/dɪsˈkləʊz/
present tense
I/you/we/theydisclose
he/she/itdiscloses
present participledisclosing
past tensedisclosed
past participledisclosed
  1. 1
    to give information to people, especially information that was secret

    Most of the people interviewed requested that their identity should not be disclosed.

    disclose that:

    They were reluctant to disclose that profits had fallen.

    disclose what/where/how etc:

    Officials did not disclose where the explosives were alleged to have been planted.

  2. 2
    mainly literary to allow someone to see something by moving the thing that covers or hides it