Give away and Reveal

Give away

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Give away verb – To make known (something abstract) through outward signs.
Usage example: the insincerity of his apology was given away by that slight smirk on his face

Reveal is a synonym for give away. In some cases you can use "Reveal" instead a verb "Give away". popular alternative
Synonyms for Give away


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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

Give away is a synonym for reveal in show topic. You can use "Give away" instead a verb "Reveal", if it concerns topics such as divulge, disclose, make known. popular alternative
Nearby Words: revealed, revealing
Synonyms for Reveal

Both terms in one sentence

  • Many of the DVD menu screens manage to give away the episode's reveal in a single image.
  • Construction Zone Calamity When Stanley escapes and leads Jamie to a construction site, Jamie tries to climb up a ladder to a support beam, only for the ladder to give away, leaving Jamie dangling off the beam, prompting Stanley to reveal his true nature by saving Jamie.
  • Video Game / Pocket Mirror The Reveal: The two final endings give away the protagonist's name.
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