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Reviewers try to square the antics of a writer's life with the antics in the fiction. Even satirical verbal play is too often read and admired as autobiographical expression. And thanks to the democratic exposures of the web, it's easier than ever to document private experiences and divulge the most intimate secrets.
Joanna Scott

Meaning of "divulge" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD DIVULGE

From Latin dīvulgāre, from di-² + vulgāre to spread among the people, from vulgus the common people.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF DIVULGE

divulge  [daɪˈvʌldʒ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DIVULGE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Divulge is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb divulge in English.

WHAT DOES DIVULGE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of divulge in the English dictionary

The definition of divulge in the dictionary is to make known ; disclose.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO DIVULGE

PRESENT

Present
I divulge
you divulge
he/she/it divulges
we divulge
you divulge
they divulge
Present continuous
I am divulging
you are divulging
he/she/it is divulging
we are divulging
you are divulging
they are divulging
Present perfect
I have divulged
you have divulged
he/she/it has divulged
we have divulged
you have divulged
they have divulged
Present perfect continuous
I have been divulging
you have been divulging
he/she/it has been divulging
we have been divulging
you have been divulging
they have been divulging
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I divulged
you divulged
he/she/it divulged
we divulged
you divulged
they divulged
Past continuous
I was divulging
you were divulging
he/she/it was divulging
we were divulging
you were divulging
they were divulging
Past perfect
I had divulged
you had divulged
he/she/it had divulged
we had divulged
you had divulged
they had divulged
Past perfect continuous
I had been divulging
you had been divulging
he/she/it had been divulging
we had been divulging
you had been divulging
they had been divulging
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will divulge
you will divulge
he/she/it will divulge
we will divulge
you will divulge
they will divulge
Future continuous
I will be divulging
you will be divulging
he/she/it will be divulging
we will be divulging
you will be divulging
they will be divulging
Future perfect
I will have divulged
you will have divulged
he/she/it will have divulged
we will have divulged
you will have divulged
they will have divulged
Future perfect continuous
I will have been divulging
you will have been divulging
he/she/it will have been divulging
we will have been divulging
you will have been divulging
they will have been divulging
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would divulge
you would divulge
he/she/it would divulge
we would divulge
you would divulge
they would divulge
Conditional continuous
I would be divulging
you would be divulging
he/she/it would be divulging
we would be divulging
you would be divulging
they would be divulging
Conditional perfect
I would have divulge
you would have divulge
he/she/it would have divulge
we would have divulge
you would have divulge
they would have divulge
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been divulging
you would have been divulging
he/she/it would have been divulging
we would have been divulging
you would have been divulging
they would have been divulging
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you divulge
we let´s divulge
you divulge
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to divulge
Past participle
divulged
Present Participle
divulging
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DIVULGE


bilge
bɪldʒ
bulge
bʌldʒ
effulge
ɪˈfʌldʒ
emulge
ɪˈmʌldʒ
indulge
ɪnˈdʌldʒ
outbulge
ˌaʊtˈbʌldʒ
overindulge
ˌəʊvərɪnˈdʌldʒ
promulge
prəʊˈmʌldʒ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DIVULGE

divisor
divo
divorce
divorce court
divorce from bed and board
divorcement
divorcer
divot
divulgate
divulgater
divulgation
divulgator
divulgement
divulgence
divulger
divulse
divulsion
divulsive
divvies
divvy

WORDS THAT END LIKE DIVULGE

advantage
age
average
badge
Battle of the Bulge
bridge
by and large
challenge
change
charge
college
coverage
damage
dodge
edge
exchange
lge
midriff bulge
saulge
voulge

Synonyms and antonyms of divulge in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «DIVULGE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «divulge» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of divulge

Translation of «divulge» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DIVULGE

Find out the translation of divulge to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of divulge from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «divulge» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

泄露
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

divulgar
570 millions of speakers

English

divulge
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

खुलासा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الكشف عن
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

разглашать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

divulgar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ফাঁস করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

divulguer
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Nyatakan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

preisgeben
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

暴露する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

누설하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nyebarake
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

làm lộ ra
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வெளிப்படுத்துமாறு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उघड करणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

açığa vurmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

divulgare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ujawniać
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

розголошувати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

divulga
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αποκαλύψουν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

openbaar
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

avslöja
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

røpe
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of divulge

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DIVULGE»

The term «divulge» is quite widely used and occupies the 44.006 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DIVULGE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about divulge

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5 QUOTES WITH «DIVULGE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word divulge.
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Paul Auster
The human body is strange and flawed and unpredictable. The human body has many secrets, and it does not divulge them to anyone, except those who have learned to wait.
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Joe Johnston
Casting Captain America is really casting two roles... Steve Rogers before and after the transformation from 98 pound weakling to perfect physical specimen. I can't divulge how we're going to do it, but the performance will be Chris Evans from beginning to end.
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Joshua Malina
I won't divulge the details, but there's a way to call somebody's phone and have whatever number you want appear on the caller I.D. so that the call you're making appears to be coming from someone else.
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Nathaniel Rich
There is something fascinating about every human being. The question is how much they're willing to divulge.
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Joanna Scott
Reviewers try to square the antics of a writer's life with the antics in the fiction. Even satirical verbal play is too often read and admired as autobiographical expression. And thanks to the democratic exposures of the web, it's easier than ever to document private experiences and divulge the most intimate secrets.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DIVULGE»

Discover the use of divulge in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to divulge and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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You Never Know Until You Ask: Eighteen Women Divulge the ...
There is no time like your twenties.
Caroline Nixon, 2011
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Wow! Words: Building Children's Powerful Oral Vocabularies
(diVULJ) Here's What It Means verb: to tell Synonyms—They have nearly the same meaning. make known reveal Figuratively Speaking spill the beans; let the cat out of the bag Forms of divulge to Share with 7s divulged (verb) divulges ( verb) ...
Babs Bell Hajdusiewicz, 2011
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Australian Income Tax Legislation, 2012, Vol 2
Cch. Attorney-General of the function under paragraph (a); or (ii)after he or she ceases to be such a person or employee — in any circumstances make a record of, or divulge or communicate, the information. 16A(12) Where information is ...
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Paralegal Ethics
vulge the Information, and must divulge no more information than absolutely necessary to prevent the crime from being committed. It is not an obligation. Comments to Rule 1.6 of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct give reason for the ...
Angela Schneeman, 2000
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Australian Income Tax Legislation 2011: Income Tax ...
not, except under subsection (4), otherwise divulge or communicate the information. 16A(6) Where the State Commissioner ceases to be the State Commissioner, he shall not in any circumstances make a record of, or divulge or communicate, ...
Australia, Cch, 2011
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Interviewing Clients across Cultures: A Practitioner's Guide
... Aronson Fontes. Interviewing Clients across Cultures Understanding and Addressing Reluctance to Divulge Information ... Reluctance. to. Divulge. Information. If you keep your mouth closed you cannot bite yourself. —KOREAN PROVERB ...
Lisa Aronson Fontes, 2012
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Australian Income Tax Legislation 2011: Taxation ...
3D(15) Where information is communicated under paragraph (11)(e) to the commanding officer of a Police Force: (a)that commanding officer must not divulge or communicate the information; and (b) a person who is no longer the commanding ...
Australia, Cch, 2011
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Pocket Guide to Legal Ethics
Attorneys may divulge only as much information as necessary for their defense. An attorney entitled to a fee is also permitted to divulge the minimum information necessary to prove the services rendered to collect that fee. To Comply with Other ...
Angela Schneeman, 2008
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Cognitive Linguistics
It also has a semantic interpretation, namely 'divulge information.' All Nunberg et al. are saying is that this construction has its own semantic interpretation rules, mapping spill onto 'divulge' and the beans onto 'information.' The constructional ...
William Croft, D. A. Cruse, 2004
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Journals of the Senate and Assembly California Legislature
Q.—Have you not repeatedly, during the taking of these depositions, asked gentlemen who were placed upon the witness stand, procured to be brought here by your own process against their will, to divulge the contents and purport of the ...
California. Legislature. Senate, 1872

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DIVULGE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term divulge is used in the context of the following news items.
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Bella twins divulge what's really in store for Total Divas Season 4
As the owner of Bloom Creatives, Caroline Gutierrez Goddard tells stories with words and photos -- and as such, is a regular contributor here at ... «SheKnows.com, Jul 15»
2
Coyote Springs owners say they're ready to build a new city in the …
Those lawsuits were settled in 2013 on terms neither side would divulge. Whittemore would later be fined $10,000 and sent to prison for ... «Las Vegas Review-Journal, Jul 15»
3
Police: Thieves jacking rims, tires from parked cars in Palos Hills
People used everything from charm to misdirection to get him to divulge his best fishing haunts — to no avail. “Bob would never give up his ... «Chicago Sun-Times, Jul 15»
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Byram may take over Davis Road Park
Burke said he didn't want to divulge the amount until it is presented to the board. “It has dragged on too long,” Burke said. “We're hopeful it can ... «Jackson Clarion Ledger, Jul 15»
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Ratan Tata-backed online jewellery firm BlueStone raises Rs 100 …
He refused to divulge the valuation. It was Kushwaha's IIT tag that attracted IvyCap Ventures to the company, said Vikram Gupta, founder and ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
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Equal Treatment for Victims: Raising awareness about same-sex …
Due to confidentiality, Goodison could not divulge the number of LGBT clients SafePlace serves, nor do they ask clients to identify their sexual ... «Austin Chronicle, Jul 15»
7
Review: Marvel's 'Ant-Man' Is A Tiny Triumph
There are plenty of delightful beats big and small, and I only hope the increasingly spoiler-ish marketing doesn't divulge all of them in the final ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
8
Preki resigns at Sacramento; rumored for EPL post with Leicester City
... Sacramento Republic FC said he had accepted a position in the UK, while Preki himself refused to divulge details beyond what was said in ... «SI.com, Jul 15»
9
A Political Lifer, Scott Walker Has Long Been His Own Strategist
A Republican activist in Iowa, who insisted on anonymity to divulge a private conversation, recalled trying to engage Mr. Walker on his tenure in ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
10
Alabama best friends compete on HGTV's Beach Flip reality show
The show has wrapped, but Massey and Farmer can't divulge any details about what happens. They do have bragging rights this week, ... «AL.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Divulge [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/divulge>. Jan 2020 ».
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