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Revealing definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

REVE'ALING, ppr. Disclosing; discovering; making known.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: disclosing unintentionally; "a telling smile"; "a telltale panel of lights"; "a telltale patch of oil on the water marked where the boat went down" [syn: revealing, telling, telltale]
2: showing or making known; "her dress was scanty and revealing" [ant: concealing] n
1: the speech act of making something evident [syn: disclosure, revelation, revealing]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: circa 1925 allowing a look at or an understanding of something inner or hidden <a revealing confession>; also tending to expose more typically hidden parts of the body <a revealing halter top> revealingly adverb

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

1. A revealing statement, account, or action tells you something that you did not know, especially about the person doing it or making it. ...a revealing interview. ADJ revealingly Even more revealingly, he says: 'There's no such thing as failure.' ADV 2. Revealing clothes allow more of a person's body to be seen than is usual. She was wearing a tight and revealing gold dress. ADJ

Moby Thesaurus

apocalypse, apocalyptic, baring, betraying, clear, clear as crystal, crystal, crystal-clear, crystalline, diaphane, diaphanous, disclosing, disclosive, disclosure, discovering, discovery, expose, exposing, exposition, exposure, eye-opening, filmy, gauzy, gossamer, gossamery, laying bare, light-pervious, limpid, lucid, manifestation, nonopaque, patefaction, peekaboo, pellucid, removing the veil, revealment, revelation, revelational, revelatory, see-through, sheer, showing, showing up, showup, stripping, talkative, thin, transparent, transpicuous, uncloaking, unclouded, uncovering, unfolding, unfoldment, unmasking, unveiling, unwrapping


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