leak

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Sense: Noun: leakage
Synonyms:
leakage , leaking, seepage, seeping, discharge , discharging, outflow, oozing, issue , escape
Sense: Noun: hole where a leak occurs
Synonyms:
hole , puncture , rupture, crack , opening , prick , slit , rift , aperture, breach
Sense: Noun: disclosure
Synonyms:
disclosure , divulgence, news leak, exposé, revelation
Sense: Verb: escape by leaking
Synonyms:
escape , spill , ooze , seep , pour out, trickle , leak out, leak away
Sense: Verb: permit leakage
Synonyms:
be cracked, have a crack, be broken, have a hole, be punctured, have a puncture, have a breach, be ruptured, have a rupture, have a rift, have a slit
Sense: Verb: reveal information
Synonyms:
disclose , reveal , reveal a secret, filter , tell secrets, make known, let slip, throw open, spill the beans (informal), blab (informal), let the cat out the bag (informal)

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