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[ ri-veel ]SEE DEFINITION OF reveals
  • verbdisclose, tell
  • verbshow, uncover

Synonyms for reveals

  • acknowledge
  • admit
  • affirm
  • announce
  • concede
  • confess
  • declare
  • divulge
  • explain
  • expose
  • inform
  • publish
  • report
  • tell
  • avow
  • betray
  • broadcast
  • communicate
  • impart
  • leak
  • notify
  • proclaim
  • talk
  • unfold
  • utter
  • break the news
  • bring out into open
  • bring to light
  • come out with
  • get out of system
  • give away
  • give out
  • give the low-down
  • let cat out of the bag
  • let fall
  • let on
  • let out
  • let slip
  • make known
  • make plain
  • make public
  • put cards on table

Antonyms for reveals

  • conceal
  • contradict
  • deny
  • disavow
  • dispute
  • dissent
  • hide
  • refuse
  • reject
  • repudiate
  • secrete
  • suppress
  • keep
  • keep quiet
  • withhold
  • cover
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


He (or she) who reveals the world of art to them opens heaven to them.

It is especially an artistic Alsace that M. Hallays reveals to us.

The scent, of course, reveals what is concealed from the other senses.

Rousseau, in his "Confessions," reveals the sexual feelings of the masochist.

It reveals the fact that America has no monopoly of racial amalgamation.

The first glance at him reveals the origin of his sobriquet.

Love, say the ascetics, reveals our shameful kinship with the beasts.

My duty to the penitent who reveals his soul to me is to preserve his secret.

That look was like the bite of acid that reveals the structure of crystal in metals.

Xenophon reveals himself and the Hellenic feeling with regard to war and its use.


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