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 for disclose
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Disclose \Dis*close"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disclosed; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Disclosing.] [OE. desclosen, disclosen, fr. disclos,
     desclos, not shut in, open, OF. desclos, p. p. of desclore to
     open, F. d['e]clore; pref. des- (L. dis-) + clore to shut,
     fr. L. claudere to shut. See Close, and cf. Disclusion.]
     1. To unclose; to open; -- applied esp. to eggs in the sense
        of to hatch.
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              The ostrich layeth her eggs under sand, where the
              heat of the discloseth them.          --Bacon.
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     2. To remove a cover or envelope from;; to set free from
        inclosure; to uncover.
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              The shells being broken, . . . the stone included in
              them is thereby disclosed and set at liberty.
                                                    --Woodward.
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     3. To lay open or expose to view; to cause to appear; to
        bring to light; to reveal.
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              How softly on the Spanish shore she plays,
              Disclosing rock, and slope, and forest brown!
                                                    --Byron.
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              Her lively looks a sprightly mind disclose. --Pope.
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     4. To make known, as that which has been kept secret or
        hidden; to reveal; to expose; as, events have disclosed
        his designs.
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              If I disclose my passion,
              Our friendship 's an end.             --Addison.
  
     Syn: To uncover; open; unveil; discover; reveal; divulge;
          tell; utter.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Disclose \Dis*close"\, n.
     Disclosure. [Obs.] --Shak. Young.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  disclose
      v 1: make known to the public information that was previously
           known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a
           secret; "The auction house would not disclose the price at
           which the van Gogh had sold"; "The actress won't reveal how
           old she is"; "bring out the truth"; "he broke the news to
           her"; "unwrap the evidence in the murder case" [syn:
           unwrap, disclose, let on, bring out, reveal,
           discover, expose, divulge, break, give away, let
           out]
      2: disclose to view as by removing a cover; "The curtain rose to
         disclose a stunning set" [syn: disclose, expose]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  228 Moby Thesaurus words for "disclose":
     acknowledge, acquaint, admit, advertise, advertise of, advise,
     affect, affirm, allege, apprise, argue, articulate, asseverate,
     attest, aver, avouch, avow, bare, be indicative of,
     be significant of, be symptomatic of, bear witness, bespeak,
     betoken, betray, blab, blurt out, brandish, break the seal,
     breathe, brief, bring forth, bring forward, bring into view,
     bring out, bring to light, bring to notice, bring word, certify,
     characterize, chime, chorus, clear, come out with, communicate,
     confess, connote, convey, dangle, deliver, demonstrate, denominate,
     denote, deobstruct, depone, depose, develop, differentiate, dig up,
     discover, disinter, dismask, display, divulge, dramatize,
     draw the veil, embody, emit, enact, enlighten, entail, enunciate,
     evidence, evince, excavate, exhibit, exhume, expose,
     expose to view, express, familiarize, ferret out, fink, fish up,
     flaunt, fling off, flourish, formulate, free, give, give away,
     give evidence, give expression, give notice, give out with,
     give sign, give the facts, give token, give tongue, give utterance,
     give voice, give word, highlight, hint, identify, illuminate,
     impart, incarnate, indicate, inform, instruct, involve, lay bare,
     lay open, leak, leave word, let daylight in, let know, let out,
     let slip, lip, make clear, make plain, make public, manifest, mark,
     materialize, mean, mention to, mouth, note, notify, open, open up,
     out with, own, parade, patefy, peach, perform, phonate, phrase,
     pour forth, present, produce, pronounce, put forth, put in words,
     raise, raise the curtain, rat, release, report, represent, reveal,
     roll out, root up, say, send word, serve notice, set forth, show,
     show forth, show up, signify, snitch, sound, speak, spill,
     spill the beans, spotlight, squeak, squeal, stand for, strip bare,
     suggest, swear, symptomatize, symptomize, tell, testify, throw off,
     token, trot out, turn up, unblock, uncase, unclench, uncloak,
     unclog, unclothe, unclutch, uncork, uncover, uncurtain, undo,
     undrape, unearth, unfold, unfoul, unfurl, unkennel, unlatch,
     unlock, unmask, unpack, unplug, unroll, unscreen, unseal,
     unsheathe, unshroud, unshut, unstop, unveil, unwrap, utter,
     verbalize, verse, vocalize, voice, vouch, warrant, wave, whisper,
     witness, word, worm out
  
  

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