dis·close /dis-'klōz/ vt: to make known or reveal to another or to the public

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I verb acknowledge, acquaint, admit, advise, air, allude to, announce, aperire, apprise, bare, blazon, bring into the open, bring into view, bring out, bring to light, circulate, communicate, confess, declare, describe, detegere, dismask, disseminate, divulge, enlighten, evidence, evince, exhibit, expose, give utterance to, impart, indicare, indicate, inform, lay bare, make known, make public, mention, notify, present, proclaim, promulgate, publish, report, reveal, speak out, speak the truth, tell, uncover, unearth, unfold, unmask, unscreen, unseal, unshroud, unveil, utter, vent, voice associated concepts: disclose assets, disclose the location of a debtor's residence, disclose wrongdoing, disclosed principal, disclosure of public information II index acknowledge (declare), adduce, admit (concede), apprise, bare, communicate, confess, confide (divulge), construe (translate), convey (communicate), declare, denude, disabuse, display, divulge, enlighten, evidence, exhibit, expose, express, find (discover), impart, inform (betray), inform (notify), issue (publish), manifest, mention, notice (give formal warning), notify, present (introduce), produce (offer to view), profess (avow), promulgate, publish, relate (tell), reveal, signify (inform), speak, specify, unveil, utter

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

To reveal; to make known, especially hidden or secret information.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

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