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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Leak \Leak\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Leaked (l[=e]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. Leaking.] [Akin to D. lekken, G. lecken, lechen, Icel. leka, Dan. l[ae]kke, Sw. l[aum]cka, AS. leccan to wet, moisten. See Leak, n.] 1. To let water or other fluid in or out through a hole, crevice, etc.; as, the cask leaks; the roof leaks; the boat leaks. [1913 Webster] 2. To enter or escape, as a fluid, through a hole, crevice, etc.; to pass gradually into, or out of, something; -- usually with in or out. [1913 Webster] To leak out, to be divulged gradually or clandestinely; to become public; as, the facts leaked out. [1913 Webster]