DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for:
[Show options]
[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

4 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dis·close /dɪsˈkloz/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·close v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disclosed p. pr. & vb. n. Disclosing.]
 1. To unclose; to open; -- applied esp. to eggs in the sense of to hatch.
    The ostrich layeth her eggs under sand, where the heat of the discloseth them.   --Bacon.
 2. To remove a cover or envelope from;; to set free from inclosure; to uncover.
    The shells being broken, . . . the stone included in them is thereby disclosed and set at liberty.   --Woodward.
 3. To lay open or expose to view; to cause to appear; to bring to light; to reveal.
 How softly on the Spanish shore she plays,
 Disclosing rock, and slope, and forest brown!   --Byron.
    Her lively looks a sprightly mind disclose.   --Pope.
 4. To make known, as that which has been kept secret or hidden; to reveal; to expose; as, events have disclosed his designs.
 If I disclose my passion,
 Our friendship 's an end.   --Addison.
 Syn: -- To uncover; open; unveil; discover; reveal; divulge; tell; utter.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·close, n. Disclosure. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: make known to the public information that was previously
           known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept
           a secret; "The auction house would not disclose the
           price at which the van Gogh had sold"; "The actress
           won't reveal how old she is"; "bring out the truth"; "he
           broke the news to her" [syn: let on, bring out, reveal,
            discover, expose, divulge, impart, break, give
           away, let out]
      2: disclose to view as by removing a cover; "The curtain rose
         to disclose a stunning set" [syn: expose]