Disclose meaning

dĭ-sklōz'
To expose to view, as by removing a cover; uncover.
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To bring into view; uncover.
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To disclose is defined as to make something known or reveal something.

When you tell someone secret information, this is an example of a situation where you disclose secret information.

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To make known (something heretofore kept secret).
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To reveal; make known; esp., to expose (something secret or not generally known)
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To reveal (dental plaque) as by applying a special coloring agent to the teeth.
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To uncover, physically expose to view.
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To expose to the knowledge of others; to make known, state openly, reveal.
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(obsolete) A disclosure.
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Origin of disclose

  • Middle English disclosen from Old French desclore desclos- des- dis- clore to close (from Latin claudere)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Middle English disclosen, from Middle French, from Old French desclore, itself from vulgar Latin disclaudere, from Latin dis- + claudere ‘to close, shut’.
    From Wiktionary