Di*vulge" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Divulged (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Divulging.] [F. divulguer, L. divulgare; di- = dis- + vulgare to spread among the people, from vulgus the common people. See Vulgar.]

1.

To make public; to several or communicate to the public; to tell (a secret) so that it may become generally known; to disclose; -- said of that which had been confided as a secret, or had been before unknown; as, to divulge a secret.

Divulge not such a love as mine. Cowper.

2.

To indicate publicly; to proclaim.

[R.]

God . . . marks The just man, and divulges him through heaven. Milton.

3.

To impart; to communicate.

Which would not be

To them [animals] made common and divulged. Milton.

Syn. -- To publish; disclose; discover; uncover; reveal; communicate; impart; tell.

 

© Webster 1913.


Di*vulge", v. i.

To become publicly known.

[R.] "To keep it from divulging."

Shak.

 

© Webster 1913.

Log in or registerto write something here or to contact authors.