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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret;
- Example: "The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold"
- Example: "The actress won't reveal how old she is"
- Example: "bring out the truth"
- Example: "he broke the news to her"
- Example: "unwrap the evidence in the murder case"
[syn: unwrap, disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, expose, divulge, break, give away, let out]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

let on v 1: make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret; "The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold"; "The actress won't reveal how old she is"; "bring out the truth"; "he broke the news to her"; "unwrap the evidence in the murder case" [syn: unwrap, disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, expose, divulge, break, give away, let out]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

54 Moby Thesaurus words for "let on": acknowledge, act, act a part, admit, admit everything, affect, allow, assume, avow, betray, bluff, come clean, concede, confess, cop a plea, counterfeit, cover up, disclose, dissemble, dissimulate, divulge, fake, feign, four-flush, gammon, give away, grant, let on like, let out, make a pretense, make as if, make believe, make like, open up, out with it, own, own up, play, play a part, play possum, playact, plead guilty, pretend, profess, put on, sham, simulate, spill, spill it, spit it out, tell, tell all, tell the truth, uncover