- vt. 显示；透露；揭露；泄露
- n. 揭露；暴露；门侧，窗侧
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1. veil => -veal, vel-, velat-.
2. re- + -veal.
来自拉丁语 revelare,揭露，揭示，来自 re-,相反，velare,遮盖，来自 velum,面纱，词源同 veil,velar.
- reveal:  To reveal something is etymologically to ‘unveil’ it. The word comes via Old French reveler from Latin revēlāre ‘unveil, disclose’, a compound verb formed from the prefix re- ‘back’ (in the sense ‘reverting to a former condition’) and vēlum ‘veil’ (source of English veil).
- reveal (v.)
- late 14c., from Old French reveler "reveal" (14c.), from Latin revelare "reveal, uncover, disclose," literally "unveil," from re- "opposite of" (see re-) + velare "to cover, veil," from velum "a veil" (see veil (n.)). Related: Revealed; revealing.
- 1. Experts reveal only as much as they care to.
- 2. He cannot reveal how much money is involved in the scheme.
- 3. Companies should be made to reveal more about their financial position.
- 4. The wall caved in to reveal a blocked-up Victorian fireplace.
- 5. The hinged seat lifts up to reveal a useful storage space.
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