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disclose (v.)

late 14c., disclosen, "to uncover and expose to view, open to the knowledge of others," from Old French desclos "open, exposed, plain, explicit," past participle of desclore (Modern French déclore) "open, break open, unlock, reveal," from des- "opposite of" (see dis-) + clore "to close" (see close (v.)). Related: Disclosed; disclosing.

updated on August 24, 2018

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Definitions of disclose from WordNet

disclose (v.)
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
Synonyms: unwrap / let on / bring out / reveal / discover / expose / divulge / break / give away / let out / uncover
disclose (v.)
reveal to view as by removing a cover;
The curtain rose to disclose a stunning set
Synonyms: expose / uncover
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