Definition of divulge :
1. To become publicly known.
2. To impart; to communicate.
3. To indicate publicly; to proclaim.
4. To lay bare; to lay open to attack, danger, or anything objectionable; to render accessible to anything which may affect, especially detrimentally; to make liable; as, to expose one's self to the heat of the sun, or to cold, insult, danger, or ridicule; to expose an army to destruction or defeat.
5. To make public; to several or communicate to the public; to tell ( a secret) so that it may become generally known; to disclose; - said of that which had been confided as a secret, or had been before unknown; as, to divulge a secret.
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disclose (part of speech: verb)
reveal (part of speech: verb)
- Till he reveals his own secret, for us to divulge it would be folly and dishonor." - "The Scottish Chiefs", Jane Porter.
- Now listen: I have invited you to take hold of my matters, and in order to give you a clear understanding of my case, it becomes necessary for me to divulge to you what at present is known only to my wife and myself. - "The Expressman and the Detective", Allan Pinkerton.
- There was an honourable understanding that no one should divulge what took place in a Faculty meeting. - "Gulmore, The Boss", Frank Harris.