Divulge meaning

dĭ-vŭlj
To divulge is defined as to disclose information or share private information.

An example of divulge is when you reveal the secret ingredient in your mom's recipe.

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To proclaim publicly.
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To make known (something private or secret).
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To make public; to several or communicate to the public; to tell (a secret) so that it may become generally known; to disclose; -- said of that which had been confided as a secret, or had been before unknown; as, to divulge a secret.
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To indicate publicly; to proclaim.
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To make known; disclose; reveal.
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Origin of divulge

  • Middle English divulgen from Old French divulguer from Latin dīvulgāre to publish dī-, dis- among dis– vulgāre to spread among the multitude (from vulgus common people)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin divulgare, from di- (“widely”) + vulgare (“publish”).

    From Wiktionary