Tesauro Inglês
(verbo) 
Definition
to enter or escape, or allow to enter or escape, through a crack or hole
The pool's sides had cracked and the water had leaked out.
Sinônimos
escape
Leave a vent open to let some of the moist air escape.
,
pass
The first symptom is extreme pain when passing urine.
, ,
release
a weapon that releases toxic nerve gas
,
discharge
The resulting salty water will be discharged at sea.
,
drip
a cloth that dripped pink drops upon the floor
,
trickle
A tear trickled down his cheek.
,
ooze
Blood was still oozing from the wound.
,
seep
Radioactive water had seeped into underground reservoirs.
,
exude
the fluid that exudes from the cane toad's back
,
percolate
Water cannot percolate through the clay.
(verbo) 
Definition
to make (secret information) public, esp. deliberately
He revealed who had leaked a confidential police report.
Sinônimos
disclose
Neither side would disclose details of the transaction.
,
tell
The facts tell a very different story.
,
reveal
She has refused to reveal her daughter's whereabouts.
,
pass on
,
give away
,
make public
,
divulge
He was charged with divulging state secrets.
,
let slip
,
make known
,
spill the beans (informal)
He was ready to spill the beans about the whole affair.
,
blab (informal)
She'll blab it all over the school.
,
let the cat out of the bag
,
blow wide open (slang)
(substantivo) 
Definition
the act or an instance of leaking
It's thought a gas leak may have caused the blast.
Sinônimos
leakage
,
leaking
,
discharge
They develop a fever and a watery discharge from the eyes.
, ,
oozing
,
seepage
The industry's chemical seepage has caused untold damage.
,
percolation
(substantivo) 
Definition
a crack or hole that allows the accidental escape or entrance of liquid, gas, radiation, etc.
a leak in the radiator
Sinônimos
hole
They got in through a hole in the wall.
kids with holes in the knees of their jeans
,
opening
He squeezed through an opening in the fence.
,
crack
She watched him though a crack in the curtains.
,
puncture
an instrument used to make a puncture in the abdominal wall
,
aperture
Through the aperture he could see daylight.
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chink
He peered through a chink in the curtains.
,
crevice
a huge boulder with rare ferns growing in every crevice
,
fissure
There was a great crack, and a fissure opened up.
,
perforation
(substantivo) 
Definition
a disclosure of secret information
Serious leaks involving national security are likely to be investigated.
Sinônimos
disclosure
unauthorised newspaper disclosures
,
exposé
The movie is an exposé of prison conditions in the South.
,
exposure
the exposure of Anthony Blunt as a former Soviet spy
,
admission
She wanted an admission of guilt from her father.
,
revelation
revelations about his private life
,
uncovering
,
betrayal
She saw his newspaper piece as a betrayal of her confidence.
,
unearthing
,
divulgence

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of admission
Definition
a confession
She wanted an admission of guilt from her father.
Sinônimos
admitting,
acknowledgement,
unburdening,
divulgence,
unbosoming
in the sense of aperture
Definition
a hole or opening
Through the aperture he could see daylight.
Sinônimos
in the sense of betrayal
She saw his newspaper piece as a betrayal of her confidence.
Sinônimos
giving away,
blurting out,
divulgence

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