|1.||[ verb ] make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret|
|Synonyms:||disclose reveal expose declare discover let_out break divulge let_on impart bring_out|
"The auction house would not disclose the price" "She won't reveal her age" "bring out the truth" "he broke the news to her"
|Related terms:||tell betray confide tattle leak spring blow come_out_of_the_closet spring out blackwash muckrake reveal break discovery disclosure revelation exposure conveyance divulgence expose break|
|2.||[ verb ] make a gift of|
|Synonyms:||hand_out distribute give_out|
"She gave away her antique furniture"
|Related terms:||give share|
|3.||[ verb ] formally hand over to the bridegroom in marriage; of a bride by her father|
|4.||[ verb ] give away information about somebody|
|Synonyms:||betray tell_on shop grass rat shit peach snitch stag denounce|
"He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"
|Related terms:||inform tip_off crap informer fink deserter|