Etymology
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reveal (v.)

c. 1400, revelen, "disclose, divulge, make known (supernaturally or by divine agency, as religious truth)," from Old French reveler "reveal" (14c.), from Latin revelare "reveal, uncover, disclose," literally "unveil," from re- "back, again," here probably indicating "opposite of" or transition to an opposite state (see re-) + velare "to cover, veil," from velum "a veil" (see veil (n.)). Related: Revealed; revealer; revealing. Meaning "display, make clear or visible, expose to sight" is from c. 1500.

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Definitions of reveal

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