Meaning of “reveal” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /rɪˈviːl/
Extra Examples
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)