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'Revealed'

Definition of 'Revealed'
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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. [1913 Webster]
Light was the wound, the prince's care unknown, She might not, would not, yet reveal her own. --Waller. [1913 Webster]
2. Specifically, to communicate (that which could not be known or discovered without divine or supernatural instruction or agency). [1913 Webster]
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. [1913 Webster]
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