Meaning of “reveal” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /rɪˈviːl/
The committee pressed him to reveal more information.The investigation revealed nothing out of the ordinary.She explicitly stated that she did not want her name to be revealed.The survey reveals a lot about public attitudes to smoking.She was censured by the medical board for revealing details about her patient's condition.

B2 to give someone a piece of information that is surprising or that was previously secret:

[ + that ] It was revealed in this morning's papers that the couple intend to marry.

to allow something to be seen that was previously hidden:

His shirt came up at the back, revealing an expanse of white skin.

(Definition of “reveal” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)