Divulge and Relate


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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

Relate is a synonym for divulge in communicate topic. In some cases you can use "Relate" instead a verb "Divulge", when it comes to topics like tell.
Nearby Words: divulging, divulgation
Synonyms for Divulge


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Relate verb – To give an oral or written account of in some detail.
Usage example: we asked our uncle to relate the story of his visit to communist Russia many years ago

Divulge is a synonym for relate in communicate topic. Sometimes you can use "Divulge" instead a verb "Relate", if it concerns topics such as give an account of.
Synonyms for Relate

Common collocations

people divulge people relate people
detail divulge detail relate detail
secrets divulge secrets relate secrets
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