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REVE'AL, v.t. [L. revelo; re and velo, to veil.]

1. To disclose; to discover; to show; to make known something before unknown or concealed; as, to reveal secrets.

2. To disclose, discover or make known from heaven. God has been pleased to reveal his will to man.

The wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men. Romans 1.

REVE'AL, n. A revealing; disclosure. [Not in use.]




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REVE'AL, v.t. [L. revelo; re and velo, to veil.]

1. To disclose; to discover; to show; to make known something before unknown or concealed; as, to reveal secrets.

2. To disclose, discover or make known from heaven. God has been pleased to reveal his will to man.

The wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men. Romans 1.

REVE'AL, n. A revealing; disclosure. [Not in use.]


RE-VEAL, n.

A revealing; disclosure. [Not in use.] Brown.


RE-VEAL, v.t. [Fr. reveler; L. revelo; re and velo, to veil.]

  1. To disclose; to discover; to show; to make known something before unknown or concealed; as, to reveal secrets.
  2. To disclose, discover or make known from heaven. God has been pleased to reveal his will to man. The wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men. – Rom. i.

Re*veal"
  1. To make known (that which has been concealed or kept secret); to unveil; to disclose; to show.

    Light was the wound, the prince's care unknown,
    She might not, would not, yet reveal her own.
    Waller.

  2. A revealing; a disclosure.

    [Obs.]
  3. Specifically, to communicate (that which could not be known or discovered without divine or supernatural instruction or agency).

    Syn. -- To communicate; disclose; divulge; unveil; uncover; open; discover; impart; show. See Communicate. -- Reveal, Divulge. To reveal is literally to lift the veil, and thus make known what was previously concealed; to divulge is to scatter abroad among the people, or make publicly known. A mystery or hidden doctrine may be revealed; something long confined to the knowledge of a few is at length divulged. "Time, which reveals all things, is itself not to be discovered." Locke. "A tragic history of facts divulged." Wordsworth.

  4. The side of an opening for a window, doorway, or the like, between the door frame or window frame and the outer surface of the wall; or, where the opening is not filled with a door, etc., the whole thickness of the wall; the jamb.

    [Written also revel.]
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Reveal

REVE'AL, verb transitive [Latin revelo; re and velo, to veil.]

1. To disclose; to discover; to show; to make known something before unknown or concealed; as, to reveal secrets.

2. To disclose, discover or make known from heaven. God has been pleased to reveal his will to man.

The wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men. Romans 1:17.

REVE'AL, noun A revealing; disclosure. [Not in use.]

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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