Admit and Divulge


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Admit verb – To accept the truth or existence of (something) usually reluctantly.
Usage example: you can't bring yourself to admit your mistakes

Divulge is a synonym for admit in acknowledge topic. In some cases you can use "Divulge" instead a verb "Admit", when it comes to topics like allow, acknowledgement, confess, disclose.
Nearby Words: admission, admitted, admittedly, admitting
Synonyms for Admit


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Divulge verb – To make known (as information previously kept secret).
Usage example: we tried to make him divulge the name of the winner, but he wouldn't budge

Admit is a synonym for divulge in acknowledge topic. You can use "Admit" instead a verb "Divulge", if it concerns topics such as acknowledgement, confess, disclose, expose.
Nearby Words: divulging, divulgation
Synonyms for Divulge

Common collocations

truth admit truth divulge truth
name admit name divulge name
nature admit nature divulge nature
identity admit identity divulge identity
Other nouns: secret, age, existence, problems.

Both words in one sentence

  • He telepathically forces Danko to divulge his true identity, to admit what he does (hunting and abducting people), and to confess that he let Daphne die.
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