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reveal (v.)

late 14c., from Old French reveler "reveal" (14c.), from Latin revelare "reveal, uncover, disclose," literally "unveil," from re- "back, again," here indicating "opposite of" or transition to an opposite state (see re-) + velare "to cover, veil," from velum "a veil" (see veil (n.)). Related: Revealed; revealing.

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Definitions of reveal from WordNet

reveal (v.)
make visible;
Synonyms: bring out / unveil
reveal (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 actress won't reveal how old she is
Synonyms: unwrap / disclose / let on / bring out / discover / expose / divulge / break / give away / let out / uncover
reveal (v.)
disclose directly or through prophets;
God rarely reveal his plans for Mankind
From wordnet.princeton.edu