verb (used with object)
to make known; disclose; divulge: to reveal a secret.
to lay open to view; display; exhibit.
an act or instance of revealing; revelation; disclosure.
the part of the jamb of a window or door opening between the outer wall surface and the window or door frame.
the whole jamb of an opening between the outer and inner surfaces of a wall.
the framework or edge of an automobile window.

1325–75; (v.) Middle English revelen < Middle French reveler < Latin revēlāre to unveil (see re-, veil); (in defs 4 and 5) derivative of obsolete revale to lower < Old French revaler (re- re- + (a)valer to lower, verbal derivative of the phrase à val down; see vale)

revealable, adjective
revealability, revealableness, noun
revealedly [ri-vee-lid-lee, -veeld-] , adverb
revealer, noun
revealingly, adverb
revealingness, noun
revelative [ri-vel-uh-tiv, rev-uh-ley-] , adjective
half-revealed, adjective
nonrevealing, adjective
prereveal, verb (used with object)
self-revealed, adjective
unrevealable, adjective
unrevealed, adjective
unrevealing, adjective
unrevealingly, adverb

1, 2. unveil, publish, impart, tell, announce, proclaim. Reveal, disclose, divulge share the meaning of making known something previously concealed or secret. To reveal is to uncover as if by drawing away a veil: The fog lifted and revealed the harbor. To disclose is to lay open and thereby invite inspection: to disclose the plans of an organization. To divulge is to communicate, sometimes to a large number of people, what was at first intended to be private, confidential, or secret: to divulge the terms of a contract.

1, 2. conceal, hide. Unabridged
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reveal (rɪˈviːl)
1.  (may take a clause as object or an infinitive) to disclose (a secret); divulge
2.  to expose to view or show (something concealed)
3.  (of God) to disclose (divine truths) either directly or through the medium of prophets, etc
4.  architect the vertical side of an opening in a wall, esp the side of a window or door between the frame and the front of the wall
[C14: from Old French reveler, from Latin revēlāre to unveil, from re- + vēlum a veil]

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Word Origin & History

late 14c., from O.Fr. reveler (14c.), from L. revelare "reveal, uncover, disclose," lit. "unveil," from re- "opposite of" + velare "to cover, veil," from velum "a veil" (see veil). Revealed religion, as opposed to natural religion, is attested from 1719.
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Example sentences
These discoveries reveal that the evolution of melanism is not some incredibly
  rare accident, but a common, repeatable process.
The detailed trial transcripts reveal a remarkably human saint, and the story
  invites modern interpretation.
It has coasters for eyes and a metal briefcase for a body that snaps open to
  reveal a bellyful of motors and wires.
Rationality will pour its light into the dark corners and reveal the monsters
  to be merely chimeric.
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