1. [ verb ] tell or deposit (information) knowledge
Synonyms: give pass_on leave

"give a secret to the Russians" "leave your name and address here"

Related terms: tell give bequeath conveyance
2. [ verb ] of a quality, as in
Synonyms: add contribute lend bring bestow

: "Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company" "The music added a lot to the play" "She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings" "This adds a light note to the program"

Related terms: change throw_in instill tinsel addition
3. [ 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 give_away break let_out divulge let_on 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
4. [ verb ] make known; pass on, of information
Synonyms: convey
Related terms: communicate mean express hint thank say flash look breathe sign conveyance
Similar spelling:   imparting