Definition of divulge

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divulge


[ dih-

vuhlj

, dahy- ]


/ dɪˈvʌldʒ, daɪ- /


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verb (used with object),


di·vulged,


di·vulg·ing.


to disclose or reveal (something private, secret, or previously unknown).

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Origin of


divulge

First recorded in 1425–75; late Middle English (from Anglo-French ), from Latin

dīvulgāre,

equivalent to

dī-


di-

2


+

vulgāre

“to make general or common, to spread” (

vulg(us)

“the masses” +

-āre

infinitive suffix)

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Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

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Example sentences from the Web for

divulge

The blog did not

divulge

specific statistics, but did say Wonder Woman 1984 has been illegally downloaded “millions” of times via torrent sites.


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January 5, 2021



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Worse, the algorithms are owned by private companies that don’t

divulge

how they come to their decisions.


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December 4, 2020



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MIT Technology Review

Indeed, we asked participants how concerned they were for being negatively judged, and found the concern of being judged was the underlying mechanism determining how much they

divulge

d.


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TaeWoo Kim



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October 21, 2020



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Singularity Hub

Not that you need to

divulge

your entire personal life to co-workers, but sharing more of your “self” in the workplace allows you to bring your passions with you each day.


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October 20, 2020



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Search Engine Watch

She had come forward earlier as she was taught to do, divulging a shameful secret to adults who said they would help her.


Her Stepfather Admitted to Sexually Abusing Her. That Wasn’t Enough to Keep Her Safe.



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by Nadia Sussman



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September 18, 2020



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ProPublica

Fortunately, the resident expert took the time to

divulge

his tips and tricks to The Daily Beast.


ESPN’s Bracket Champion Shares His March Madness Secrets



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Ben Teitelbaum



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March 18, 2014



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DAILY BEAST

That will be hard to judge: the director of elections has so far failed to

divulge

many technical details.


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Jamie Dettmer



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March 15, 2014



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DAILY BEAST

But only in recent years have athletes begun to

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lurid details of Olympic sexcapades and debauchery.


Sochi Athletes Get It On At The Tinder Olympics



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Lizzie Crocker



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February 14, 2014



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DAILY BEAST

She refuses to

divulge

the name of the man who truly stole her heart, but Madden was one of the boys, she says.


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Nico Hines



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October 9, 2013



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DAILY BEAST

Neither Kline nor his client is allowed to

divulge

the amount of the settlement.


Sandusky Son to Settle



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Diane Dimond



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August 18, 2013



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DAILY BEAST

“As I hope for future mercy, sir, I never will

divulge

it until you bid me,” replied Oswald.


The Children of the New Forest



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Captain Marryat

Now the great Arun River was to

divulge

its secrets and we should see Everest again after nearly halving the distance.


Mount Everest the Reconnaissance, 1921



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Charles Kenneth Howard-Bury

To every appeal they heartlessly refused to

divulge

the key to the lock-in.


Meeting of the Board



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Alan Edward Nourse

But he was not quite prepared to

divulge

just the precise thoughts that were in his mind.


The Diamond Coterie



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Lawrence L. Lynch

I mentally resolved to

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the whole to my friend and fellow-countryman Burkhardt, as we arrived at the so-termed Starosty.


Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, No. VII, December 1850, Vol. II



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Various


British Dictionary definitions for

divulge


divulge


/ (

daɪˈvʌldʒ

) /


verb


(tr; may take a clause as object)


to make known (something private or secret); disclose

Derived forms of divulge



divulgence


or


divulgement

,

noun




divulger

,

noun

Word Origin for

divulge

C15: from Latin

dīvulgāre,

from

di-

² +

vulgāre

to spread among the people, from

vulgus

the common people
Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012


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