HyperDic: revelation

English > 4 senses of the word revelation / Revelation:
NOUNcommunicationrevelation, disclosure, revealingthe speech act of making something evident / evident
cognitionrevelationan enlightening or astonishing disclosure
communicationrevelation, divine revelationcommunication of knowledge to man by a divine or supernatural agency
communicationRevelation, Revelation of Saint John the Divine, Apocalypse, Book of Revelationthe last book of the New Testament
revelation / Revelation > pronunciation
Soundsreh.vahley'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > revelation: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe speech act of making something evident / evident.
Synonymsdisclosure, revealing
NarrowerdiscoverySomething that is discovered
discovery(law) compulsory pretrial disclosure of documents relevant to a case
displaybehavior that makes your feelings public
divulgence, divulgementThe act of disclosing something that was secret or private
exposureThe disclosure of something secret
giveawayAn unintentional disclosure
informing, rattingTo furnish incriminating evidence to an officer of the law (usually in return for favors)
leak, news leakunauthorized (especially deliberate) disclosure of confidential information
tattle, singing, tellingdisclosing information or giving evidence about another
Broaderspeech actThe use of language to perform some act
Spanishdescubrimiento, destape, divulgación, revelación
Catalandivulgació, revelació
English > revelation: 4 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningAn enlightening or astonishing disclosure.
Broaderinsight, brainstorm, brainwaveThe clear (and often sudden) understanding of a complex situation
Spanishrevelación
Catalanrevelació
Verbsrevealmake known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
English > revelation: 4 senses > noun 3, communication
Meaningcommunication of knowledge to man by a divine or supernatural agency.
Synonymdivine revelation
Broaderinforming, making knownA speech act that conveys information
Spanishrevelación
Verbsrevealdisclose directly or through prophets
English > Revelation: 4 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningThe last book of the New Testament; contains visionary descriptions of heaven and of conflicts between good and evil and of the end of the world; attributed to Saint John the Apostle.
SynonymsRevelation of Saint John the Divine, Apocalypse, Book of Revelation
Category ofFour Horsemen(New Testament) the four evils that will come at the end of the world
Instance ofbookA major division of a long written composition
Part ofNew TestamentThe collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation
Spanishapocalipsis, Apocalipsis, Revelación
Catalanapocalipsi, Apocalipsi, Revelació
Verbsrevealdisclose directly or through prophets

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