Translation of "leak" - English-Russian dictionary

leak

verb uk us /liːk/
LIQUID/GAS [ I, T ]

B2 If a liquid or gas leaks, it comes out of a hole by accident, and if a container leaks, it allows liquid or gas to come out when it should not.

течь, протекать
Water had leaked all over the floor.
The bottle must have leaked because the bag's all wet.
SECRETS [ T ]

If someone leaks secret information, they intentionally tell people about it.

выдавать информацию
Details of the report had been leaked to the press.

(Translation of “leak verb” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)