(noun, verb)


1. The outer side of a window or door frame; the jamb.

2. (cinematography, comedy) A revelation; an uncovering of what was hidden.

- The comedian had been telling us about his sleep being disturbed by noise. Then came the reveal: he was sleeping on a bed in a department store.

3. (chiefly Britain, Australia, New Zealand, obsolete in the US) The side of an opening for a window, doorway, or the like, between the door frame or window frame and the outer surface of the wall; or, where the opening is not filled with a door, etc., the whole thickness of the wall; the jamb.


1. make visible

Similar word(s): unveil

Definition categories: perception, show

2. make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret

- The actress won't reveal how old she is

Similar word(s): break, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, uncover, unwrap

Definition categories: communication, tell

3. disclose directly or through prophets

- God rarely reveal his plans for Mankind

Definition categories: perception, break, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, reveal, uncover, unwrap