re|veal´a|ble


re|veal´a|ble
re|veal «rih VEEL», verb, noun.
–v.t.
1. to make known; divulge: »

Promise never to reveal my secret. The wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men (Romans 1:18).

2. to display; show: »

to reveal a room by opening a door. Her smile revealed her even teeth.

–n.
1. = jamb. (Cf.jamb)
2. that part of a jamb between the face of a wall and that of the frame containing the door or window.
3. the border of an automobile window.
[< Latin evēlāre < re- back + vēlāre to cover, veil < vēlum veil]
re|veal´a|ble, adjective.
re|veal´er, noun.
Synonym Study transitive verb. 1 Reveal, disclose mean to make known something hidden or secret. Reveal applies especially when the thing has been unknown or unrecognized before: »

At the new school he revealed an aptitude for science.

Disclose applies especially when the thing has been kept hidden on purpose: »

She disclosed that she had been married for a month.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • re|veal´er — re|veal «rih VEEL», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to make known; divulge: »Promise never to reveal my secret. The wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men (Romans 1:18). 2. to display; show: »to reveal a room …   Useful english dictionary

  • re|veal — «rih VEEL», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to make known; divulge: »Promise never to reveal my secret. The wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men (Romans 1:18). 2. to display; show: »to reveal a room by… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Revealableness — Revealable Re*veal a*ble, a. Capable of being revealed. {Re*veal a*ble*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Irrevealable — Ir re*veal a*ble, a. Incapable of being revealed. {Ir re*veal a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Irrevealably — Irrevealable Ir re*veal a*ble, a. Incapable of being revealed. {Ir re*veal a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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