- Def: Revelation 1. the act of revealing or disclosing; disclosure; 2. Theology. a. God's disclosure of Himself and His will to His creatures. b. an instance of such communication or disclosure. c. something thus communicated or disclosed. d. something that contains such disclosure, as the Bible;
- Origin: 1275–1325; ME revelacion (< OF) < LL revélātiōn- (s. of revélātiō), equiv. to L revélāt(us) (ptp. of revélāre to reveal) + -iōn- -ion;
- Synonyms: adumbration, announcement, apocalypse, beat, betrayal, break, broadcasting, catch, chip, clue, communication, cue, disclosure, discovery, display, divination, divulgement, dope, earful, exhibition, expose, exposition, exposure, eye-opener, foreshadowing, giveaway, inspiration, manifestation, news, oracle, proclamation, prophecy, publication, scoop, showing, sign, the latest, tip, uncovering, unearthing, unveiling, vision.