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Scientology always makes me think of that movie 'V' where that woman takes off her mask of human flesh to reveal her true, alien self.
Rick Astley

Meaning of "reveal" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD REVEAL

From Old French reveler, from Latin revēlāre to unveil, from re- + vēlum a veil.
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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 REVEAL

reveal  [rɪˈviːl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF REVEAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Reveal is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb reveal in English.

WHAT DOES REVEAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Reveal

Reveal or Revealed may refer to: ▪ Reveal, a type of joint ▪ The Revealed, an Internet documentary project about gorillas ▪ Reveal, a magazine published by Nat Mags ▪ James L. Reveal, American botanist ▪ Reveal system, a system of plant classification ▪ Reveal, in show business and literature, the exposure of a "twist"...

Definition of reveal in the English dictionary

The first definition of reveal in the dictionary is to disclose ; divulge. Other definition of reveal is to expose to view or show. Reveal is also to disclose either directly or through the medium of prophets, etc.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO REVEAL

PRESENT

Present
I reveal
you reveal
he/she/it reveals
we reveal
you reveal
they reveal
Present continuous
I am revealing
you are revealing
he/she/it is revealing
we are revealing
you are revealing
they are revealing
Present perfect
I have revealed
you have revealed
he/she/it has revealed
we have revealed
you have revealed
they have revealed
Present perfect continuous
I have been revealing
you have been revealing
he/she/it has been revealing
we have been revealing
you have been revealing
they have been revealing
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 revealed
you revealed
he/she/it revealed
we revealed
you revealed
they revealed
Past continuous
I was revealing
you were revealing
he/she/it was revealing
we were revealing
you were revealing
they were revealing
Past perfect
I had revealed
you had revealed
he/she/it had revealed
we had revealed
you had revealed
they had revealed
Past perfect continuous
I had been revealing
you had been revealing
he/she/it had been revealing
we had been revealing
you had been revealing
they had been revealing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

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

CONDITIONAL

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

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you reveal
we let´s reveal
you reveal
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to reveal
Past participle
revealed
Present Participle
revealing
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 REVEAL


appeal
əˈpiːl
automobile
ˈɔːtəməˌbiːl
deal
diːl
Deauville
ˈdəʊviːl
feel
fiːl
heal
hiːl
heel
hiːl
hele
hiːl
he´ll
hiːl
meal
miːl
reel
riːl
seal
siːl
spiel
ʃpiːl
steal
stiːl
steel
stiːl
teal
tiːl
teil
tiːl
veal
viːl
we´ll
wiːl
wheel
wiːl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE REVEAL

revealability
revealable
revealed religion
revealer
revealing
revealingly
revealingness
revealment
revegetate
revegetation
revehent
reveille
revel
revelation
Revelation of Saint John the Divine
revelational
revelationist
Revelations
revelative

WORDS THAT END LIKE REVEAL

areal
big deal
cereal
conceal
cut a deal
ethereal
for real
foveal
ideal
leal
loreal
Montreal
oatmeal
real
subniveal
surreal
the real
unreal
uveal
zeal

Synonyms and antonyms of reveal in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «REVEAL»

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

Translation of «reveal» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF REVEAL

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

Translator English - Chinese

展现
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

revelar
570 millions of speakers

English

reveal
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पता चलता है
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يَكْشِفُ عن
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

открывать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

revelar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রকাশ করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

révéler
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mendedahkan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

enthüllen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

明らかにする
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

드러내다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mbukak
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tiết lộ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வெளிப்படுத்த
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रकट करणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ortaya çıkartmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

rivelare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ujawnić
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

розкривати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

a divulga
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φανερώνω
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

avsløre
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of reveal

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «REVEAL»

The term «reveal» is very widely used and occupies the 6.876 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «REVEAL» OVER TIME

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

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10 QUOTES WITH «REVEAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word reveal.
1
James Allen
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
2
Rick Astley
Scientology always makes me think of that movie 'V' where that woman takes off her mask of human flesh to reveal her true, alien self.
3
Hans Urs von Balthasar
If God wishes to reveal the love that he harbors for the world, this love has to be something that the world can recognize, in spite of, or in fact in, its being wholly other.
4
Ben Bass
One of the ways that you reveal character is by getting a character into a situation and seeing what they do.
5
Charles Baudelaire
The dance can reveal everything mysterious that is hidden in music, and it has the additional merit of being human and palpable. Dancing is poetry with arms and legs.
6
Tobin Bell
One of the interesting things about 'Saw' is that you don't find out about things in sequential or linear order. One of the things that fans have liked a lot is, we don't forget about details. They come back and reveal themselves as the story evolves.
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Richard Ben-Veniste
In an age when many of our citizens casually reveal information about themselves in social media wildly beyond anything imaginable only a decade ago, it would seem to be a useful exercise in civics to re-educate the public about the value and purpose of protecting against unwarranted government intrusion.
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Edward de Bono
Argument is meant to reveal the truth, not to create it.
9
Pierre Bourdieu
The function of sociology, as of every science, is to reveal that which is hidden.
10
Jim Broadbent
The films I enjoy seeing are those that reveal lives I was unaware of... in different cultures or whatever.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «REVEAL»

Discover the use of reveal in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to reveal and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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What the Hands Reveal about the Brain
What the Hands Reveal About the Brain provides dramatic evidencethat language is not limited to hearing and speech, that there are primary linguistic systems passeddown from one generation of deaf people to the next, which have been forged ...
Howard Poizner, Edward S. Klima, Ursula Bellugi, 1990
2
Reveal
In a landmark "Buffy story, Scott Lobdell and Jeff Matsuda reveal the first meeting between Angel and Dawn, set before Buffy ever came to Sunnydale, before she and Angel ever met.
Joe Casey, Various, 2002
3
Move: What 1,000 Churches Reveal about Spiritual Growth
Focusing on Jesus’ definition of spiritual growth as increasing love of God and others, and utilizing the results of the multi-denominational REVEAL survey, Greg Hawkins and Cally Parkinson show us how to assess a person’s level of ...
Greg L. Hawkins, Cally Parkinson, 2011
4
Exposing Lifestyle Television: The Big Reveal
Written by an international team of scholars, this volume presents case studies from across the lifestyle genre, considering a variety of themes but with a shared understanding of the self as an evolving project, driven by enterprise.
Dr Gareth Palmer, 2012
5
Choke: What the Secrets of the Brain Reveal About Getting It ...
Explains the brain science behind why some people "choke" under pressure, examining how attention and working memory guide human performance; how experience, practice, and brain development interact; and how these interconnected elements ...
Sian Beilock, 2011
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Beautiful Testing: Leading Professionals Reveal How They ...
This book includes contributions from: Adam Goucher Linda Wilkinson Rex Black Martin Schröder Clint Talbert Scott Barber Kamran Khan Emily Chen Brian Nitz Remko Tronçon Alan Page Neal Norwitz Michelle Levesque Jeffrey Yasskin John D. Cook ...
Tim Riley, Adam Goucher, 2009
7
I Reveal, the Landone Epistles
Confidential presentation of proven values and use of the highest mysticism.
Brown Landone, 1996
8
What Does Revelation Reveal?: Unlocking the Mystery
What is it about Revelation that draws us to it? Is this biblical book about end-time mysteries and hidden codes? Does and it relate to our present day? So what does Revelation actually reveal? Or should Revelation be left behind?
Warren Carter, 2011
9
Reveal: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Proceeds from this book are used to expand the content and coverage of Websters Online Dictionary (www.websters-online-dictionary.org).
‎2008
10
Passionate Engines : What Emotions Reveal about the Mind and ...
In this unique contribution to philosophical debate, Craig DeLancey shows that our best understanding of emotion provides essential insight on key issues in philosophy of mind and artificial intelligence.
Craig DeLancey, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «REVEAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term reveal is used in the context of the following news items.
1
GI Bill pays for unaccredited sex, Bible and massage schools
But in the absence of strong government oversight, Reveal has found a gold rush of 2,000 schools cashing in on the exemption. The list includes schools set up ... «Reveal, Jul 15»
2
Under cover of darkness, female janitors face rape and assault
This story is part of Rape on the Night Shift, a collaboration between Reveal, FRONTLINE, the Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley, Univision and ... «Reveal, Jun 15»
3
Cables Released by WikiLeaks Reveal Saudis' Checkbook Diplomacy
BEIRUT, Lebanon — It seems that everyone wants something from Saudi Arabia. Before becoming the president of Egypt, Mohamed Morsi wanted visas to take ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
4
Reveal Picks Up $1.5M To Bring Cryptocurrency To The Mobile …
Reveal, a startup focused on the mobile-social space, has raised a $1.5 million seed round. The capital event was led by Resolute Ventures, and participated in ... «TechCrunch, Jun 15»
5
FRONTLINE, Univision, Reveal from CIR, IRP and KQED Reteam to …
Reveal's English-language national radio show will air on public radio stations across the U.S. starting Saturday, July 4, with a special Spanish-language ... «Reveal, Jun 15»
6
California is sinking, and it's getting worse
Tens of thousands of groundwater pumps run day and night, sucking up about 5 percent of the state's total electricity, according to a Reveal analysis of the ... «Reveal, Jun 15»
7
Israelis and Saudis Reveal Secret Talks to Thwart Iran
On Thursday, the two countries came out of the closet by revealing this covert diplomacy at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington. Among those who ... «Bloomberg View, Jun 15»
8
Head of TSA Out After Tests Reveal Flaws
WASHINGTON — The Department of Homeland Security on Monday reassigned the acting director of the Transportation Security Administration and ordered ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
9
How Islamic State's Win in Ramadi Reveals New Weapons, Tactical …
In late April, a commander for Islamic State said his forces were ready to launch an offensive to take Ramadi, and the group called for fighters to redeploy to Iraq ... «Wall Street Journal, May 15»
10
What To Expect From Tomorrow's Big 'Assassin's Creed' Reveal
But the official reveal is coming tomorrow at 9am PDT, and you can watch it on the Assassin's Creed website. Ubisoft teased the announcement with an image of ... «Forbes, May 15»

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