DISCLOSE, verb transitive discloze. [dis and close; Latin See Close.]
1. To uncover; to open; to remove a cover from, and lay open to the view.
The shells being broken, the stone included in them is disclosed.
2. To discover; to lay open to the view; to bring to light. Events have disclosed the designs of the ministry.
3. To reveal by words; to tell; to utter; as, to disclose the secret thoughts of the heart.
4. To make known; to show in any manner. A blush may disclose a secret passion in the breast.
5. To open; to hatch. [Not used.]
The ostrich layeth her eggs under sand, where the heat of the sun discloseth them.
DISCLOSE, noun Discovery.