Conceal and Reveal


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Conceal verb – To put into a hiding place.
Usage example: wisely concealed the documents in a drawer beneath a false bottom

Reveal is an antonym for conceal in topics: hide, keep secret.
Nearby Words: concealment, concealing, concealer
Antonyms for Conceal


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Reveal verb – To make known (as information previously kept secret).
Usage example: at the end of the book, the detective reveals the identity of the mysterious stranger

Conceal is an antonym for reveal in topics: show, make known, disclose.
Nearby Words: revealed, revealing
Antonyms for Reveal
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Common collocations

truth conceal truth reveal truth
name conceal name reveal name
nature conceal nature reveal nature
form conceal form reveal form
Other nouns: fact, face, identity, location, information, secret, side, existence, eyes, feelings, gender, secrets, powers, identities.

Both words in one sentence

  • Barely-There Swimwear Kittan immediately remarks, "Truly, it is better to conceal than to reveal." Cue Cross-Popping Veins from Yoko.
  • Manga / Pokémon Adventures aka: Pokemon Special One notable moment had Green's top ripped during a reveal an interesting new place for girls to conceal their PokéBalls.
  • Series / Coronation Street Internal Reveal: Tina's McIntyre's murder and the person who committed it (Rob Donovan) are shown to the viewers without any attempt to conceal it.
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