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  Words related to leak

Related / Similar Words: news leak, escape, leakage, outflow, wetting, making water, passing water, leak out

 

Definition:
  • unauthorized (especially deliberate) disclosure of confidential information;
  • the unwanted discharge of a fluid from some container; "they tried to stop the escape of gas from the damaged pipe"; "he had to clean up the leak";
  • an accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light etc.) to enter or escape; "one of the tires developed a leak";
  • a euphemism for urination; "he had to take a leak";
  • soft watery rot in fruits and vegetables caused by fungi;
  • have an opening that allows light or substances to enter or go out; "The container leaked gasoline"; "the roof leaks badly";
  • enter or escape as through a hole or crack or fissure; "Water leaked out of the can into the backpack"; "Gas leaked into the basement";
  • be leaked; "The news leaked out despite his secrecy";
  • tell anonymously; "The news were leaked to the paper";

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    Hyponyms: bilge, take in water

     

    Entailments: break, wear, wear out, bust, fall apart

     

    Derivational Morphology: leak out, escape, leakage, outflow, news leak, leaker

     

    Anagrams: kale, lake

     

     
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