verb (used with object), disclosed, disclosing.
to make known; reveal or uncover:
to disclose a secret.
to cause to appear; allow to be seen; lay open to view:
In spring the violets disclose their fragrant petals.
Obsolete. to open up; unfold.
to make (information) known
to allow to be seen; lay bare
noun 1. the act or an instance of disclosing; exposure; revelation. 2. that which is disclosed; a revelation. 3. Patent Law. (in a patent application) the descriptive information imparted by the specification claims, drawings, and models submitted. noun 1. something that is disclosed 2. the act of disclosing; revelation
[dih-skrim-uh-ney-shuh n] /dɪˌskrɪm əˈneɪ ʃən/ noun 1. an act or instance of discriminating, or of making a distinction. 2. treatment or consideration of, or making a distinction in favor of or against, a person or thing based on the group, class, or category to which that person or thing belongs rather than on individual merit: […]
verb (used with object) 1. to look upon or treat with contempt; despise; scorn. 2. to think unworthy of notice, response, etc.; consider beneath oneself: to disdain replying to an insult. noun 3. a feeling of contempt for anything regarded as unworthy; haughty contempt; scorn. noun 1. a feeling or show of superiority and dislike; […]
[dih-spar-ij-muh nt] /dɪˈspær ɪdʒ mənt/ noun 1. the act of disparaging. 2. something that derogates or casts in a bad light, as a remark or censorious essay.