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  • 1 disclose — dis·close /dis klōz/ vt: to make known or reveal to another or to the public Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. disclose …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 disclose — UK US /dɪsˈkləʊz/ verb [I or T] ► to give secret, private, or personal information because you must do so for financial, insurance, or legal reasons: »Shareholders are required to disclose their receipt of tax exempt interest on their federal… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 Disclose — Dis*close , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disclosed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disclosing}.] [OE. desclosen, disclosen, fr. disclos, desclos, not shut in, open, OF. desclos, p. p. of desclore to open, F. d[ e]clore; pref. des (L. dis ) + clore to shut, fr. L.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Disclose — Dis*close , n. Disclosure. [Obs.] Shak. Young. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 disclose — (v.) late 14c., from O.Fr. desclos open, exposed, plain, explicit, pp. of desclore (Mod.Fr. déclore) open, break open, unlock, reveal, from des (see DIS (Cf. dis )) + clore to close (see CLOSE (Cf. close) (v.)). Related: Disclosed; …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 disclose — *reveal, divulge, tell, discover, betray Analogous words: confess, admit, own, *acknowledge, avow: *declare, proclaim, announce, publish, broadcast, advertise Contrasted words: conceal, *hide: cloak, mask, dissemble, *disguise, camouflage …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 disclose — [v] reveal, make public acknowledge, admit, avow, bare, betray, blab, bring to light*, broadcast, come out of the closet*, communicate, confess, discover, display, divulge, exhibit, expose, give away, impart, lay bare, leak, let slip, make known …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 disclose — ► VERB 1) make (secret or new information) known. 2) expose to view. DERIVATIVES discloser noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 disclose — [dis klōz′] vt. disclosed, disclosing [ME disclosen < base of OFr desclore: see DIS & CLOSE2] 1. to bring into view; uncover 2. to reveal; make known; specif., to reveal (dental plaque) as by applying a special coloring agent to the teeth SYN …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 disclose */*/ — UK [dɪsˈkləʊz] / US [dɪsˈkloʊz] verb [transitive] Word forms disclose : present tense I/you/we/they disclose he/she/it discloses present participle disclosing past tense disclosed past participle disclosed 1) to give information to people,… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 Disclose — This article is about a Japanese Band. For the noun, see Disclosure (disambiguation) Disclose were a Japanese D beat band from Kōchi City, heavily influenced by Discharge. Their sound heavily replicates Discharge s style, with an increased use of …

    Wikipedia

  • 12 disclose — verb ADVERB ▪ fully ▪ He had not fully disclosed all his business dealings. ▪ publicly ▪ voluntarily VERB + DISCLOSE ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 disclose — dis|close [ dıs klouz ] verb transitive ** 1. ) to give information to people, especially information that was secret: Most of the people interviewed requested that their identity not be disclosed. disclose that: They were reluctant to disclose… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 disclose — discloser, n. /di sklohz /, v., disclosed, disclosing, n. v.t. 1. to make known; reveal or uncover: to disclose a secret. 2. to cause to appear; allow to be seen; lay open to view: In spring the violets disclose their fragrant petals. 3. Obs. to… …

    Universalium

  • 15 disclose — dis|close [dısˈkləuz US ˈklouz] v [T] formal [Date: 1400 1500; : Old French; Origin: desclore, from Medieval Latin disclaudere to open ] 1.) to make something publicly known, especially after it has been kept secret = ↑reveal ▪ Some companies… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 disclose — [[t]dɪsklo͟ʊz[/t]] discloses, disclosing, disclosed VERB If you disclose new or secret information, you tell people about it. [V n] Neither side would disclose details of the transaction... [V that] The company disclosed that its chairman will… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 disclose — verb (T) 1 to make something publicly known, especially after it has been kept secret from the public: The Security Service is unlikely to disclose any information. | disclose that: It has recently been disclosed that 30% of donations are spent… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 disclose — /dɪsˈkloʊz/ (say dis klohz) verb (t) (disclosed, disclosing) 1. to cause to appear; allow to be seen; make known; reveal: to disclose a plot. 2. to uncover; lay open to view. {Middle English disclose(n), desclose(n), from Old French desclos ,… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 disclose — I. transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French desclos , stem of desclore to open, unlock, reveal, from Medieval Latin disclaudere, from Latin dis + claudere to close more at close Date: 14th century 1. obsolete to open up 2. a.… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 disclose — See divulge. See divulge, disclose …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions