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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Reveal  \Re*veal"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Revealed};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Revealing}.]  [F.  r['e]v['e]ler,  L.  revelare,  revelatum 
  to  unveil,  reveal;  pref.  re-  re-  +  velare  to  veil;  fr  velum 
  a  veil.  See  {Veil}.] 
  1.  To  make  known  (that  which  has  been  concealed  or  kept 
  secret);  to  unveil;  to  disclose;  to  show 
  Light  was  the  wound,  the  prince's  care  unknown,  She 
  might  not  would  not  yet  reveal  her  own  --Waller. 
  2.  Specifically,  to  communicate  (that  which  could  not  be 
  known  or  discovered  without  divine  or  supernatural 
  instruction  or  agency). 
  Syn:  To  communicate;  disclose;  divulge;  unveil;  uncover; 
  open  discover;  impart;  show 
  Usage:  See  {Communicate}.  --  {Reveal},  {Divulge}.  To  reveal 
  is  literally  to  lift  the  veil,  and  thus  make  known 
  what  was  previously  concealed;  to  divulge  is  to 
  scatter  abroad  among  the  people,  or  make  publicly 
  known  A  mystery  or  hidden  doctrine  may  be  revealed; 
  something  long  confined  to  the  knowledge  of  a  few  is 
  at  length  divulged.  ``Time,  which  reveals  all  things 
  is  itself  not  to  be  discovered.''  --Locke.  ``A  tragic 
  history  of  facts  divulged.''  --Wordsworth. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  no  longer  concealed;  uncovered  as  by  opening  a  curtain; 
  `discovered'  is  archaic  and  primarily  a  theater  term; 
  "the  scene  disclosed  was  of  a  moonlit  forest"  [syn:  {discovered}, 

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