disclosure

disclosure
I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
Bringing to light
Nouns
1. disclosure, divulgence, unveiling, revealing, revealment, revelation; exposition, exposure, expose; whole truth; telling (see information); acknowledgment, admission, concession; exposé; avowal; confession, shrift; denouement, manifestation, publication; clue, hint, intimation. See visibility, penitence, truth.
2. discovery, detection, ascertainment, find[ing], unearthing; answer; first sight or glimpse; disinterment, exhumation.
3. observation area. Informal, fish tank.
4. investigative reporter; exhibitionist; burlesque, peep show. Slang,
whistleblower, flasher, dangler.
Verbs
1. disclose, uncover, discover, detect, find, unmask, expose; lift or raise the veil or curtain; reveal, unveil, unfold, unseal, break the seal; lay open or bare, show up, bring to light, let into the secret; tell, inform (see information); breathe, utter, blab, divulge, give away, let out, let fall, let drop, let slip, come out with, let the cat out of the bag, blow the lid off; betray; air or wash one's dirty linen in public; bruit abroad, broadcast; tell tales [out of school]; come out with, give vent or utterance to, blurt out, spill the beans, open the lips, vent, wash one's [dirty] linen in public; hint, intimate, whisper about; speak out, make manifest or public; exhume, disinter. Slang, peach, squeal, fink; spill the beans, give the show away.
2. acknowledge, allow, concede, admit, own [up], let on, confess, speak up or out, avow, shoot off one's mouth; turn inside out, make a clean breast, declare oneself, give oneself away, open up, show one's hand or cards, let it all hang out, unburden oneself or one's mind, open or lay bare one's mind, unbosom oneself, confide (in), let one's hair down, show one's [true] colors; get off one's chest; say or speak the truth; turn king's, queen's, or state's evidence. Informal, come clean, sing. Slang, spill one's guts, come out; flash, moon.
3. be disclosed, transpire, come to light, come out [in the wash]; come in sight (see appearance); become known, escape the lips; come or leak out, crop up; show its face or colors; break through the clouds, flash on the mind. Slang, be caught with one's pants down.
4. (learn by research) discover, spot; solve, unravel, smell or nose out, see through. Slang, dope out. See learning, inquiry.
Adjectives — disclosed, expository, revelatory, etc.
Phrases — never tell tales out of school; one does not wash one's dirty linen in public.
Quotations — I will wear my heart upon my sleeve (Shakespeare).
Antonyms, see concealment.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [The act or process of disclosing]
Syn. revealing, divulgence, enlightenment; see confession 1 , exposure 1 .
2. [That which is disclosed]
Syn. expos?, acknowledgment, confession, revelation; see admission 4 , declaration 1 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
revelation, confession, expose, admission, divulgence, declaration, publication.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun Something disclosed, especially something not previously known or realized: apocalypse, expose, exposure, revelation. Informal: eye opener. See SHOW.

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