Betray and Disclose


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Betray verb – To make known (something abstract) through outward signs.
Usage example: his face betrayed his exasperation with his nosy neighbor

Disclose is a synonym for betray in reveal topic. In some cases you can use "Disclose" instead a verb "Betray", when it comes to topics like display, acknowledgement, divulge, give away.
Nearby Words: betrayal, betrayer, betraying
Synonyms for Betray


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Disclose verb – To make known (as information previously kept secret).
Usage example: the informer disclosed all sorts of details about the secret organization

Betray is a synonym for disclose in display topic. You can use "Betray" instead a verb "Disclose", if it concerns topics such as leak, reveal, expose.
Nearby Words: disclosure, disclosing
Synonyms for Disclose

Common collocations

operation betray operation disclose operation
identity betray identity disclose identity
location betray location disclose location
cause betray cause disclose cause
Other nouns: secret, plans, secrets.

Both words in one sentence

  • Anime / Terror in Resonance In Episode 9, Five gives Twelve one: Disclose the location of the nuke they stole and thus betray Nine, or die together with Lisa.
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