HyperDic: give_away

English > 4 senses of the expression give away:
VERBpossessiongive awaymake a gift of
communicationgive away, unwrap, disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, expose, divulge, break, let out, uncovermake known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
possessiongive awayformally hand over to the bridegroom in marriage
communicationgive away, denounce, tell on, betray, rat, grass, shit, shop, snitch, staggive away information about somebody
English > give away: 4 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningmake a gift of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadergive, gift, presentGive as a present
Spanishdar, donar, regalar
English > give away: 4 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningMake known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelThey give away that there was a traffic accident
Synonymsunwrap, disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, expose, divulge, break, let out, uncover
Cause tobreak, get out, get aroundBe released or become known
Entailed bysell someone outGive information that compromises others
Narrowerbetray, bewrayreveal unintentionally
blackwashBring (information) out of concealment
blowCause to be revealed and jeopardized
come out of the closet, out, come outTo state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
confidereveal in private
leaktell anonymously
muckrakeexplore and expose misconduct and scandals concerning public figures
outreveal (something) about somebody's identity or lifestyle
revealdisclose directly or through prophets
spill the beans, let the cat out of the bag, talk, tattle, blab, peach, babble, sing, babble out, blab outdivulge confidential information or secrets
springproduce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly / unexpectedly
BroadertellLet something be known
Similar tobreak, get out, get aroundBe released or become known
Spanishdeclarar, descubrir, desvelar, divulgar, exponer, manifestar, revelar
Catalandeclarar, desvelar, divulgar, manifestar, revelar
Nounsgiveawayan unintentional disclosure
English > give away: 4 senses > verb 3, possession
Meaningformally hand over to the bridegroom in marriage; of a bride by her father.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderhand over, fork over, fork out, fork up, turn in, deliver, renderTo surrender / surrender someone or something to another
Spanishentregar
English > give away: 4 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaninggive away information about somebody.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsdenounce, tell on, betray, rat, grass, shit, shop, snitch, stag
Narrowersell someone outGive information that compromises others
BroaderinformImpart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
Spanishacusar, delatar, denunciar, traicionar
Catalandenunciar, trair

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