reveal-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: uncover, make visible, show

He pulled the cloth away to reveal a rabbit in his hat.
The inspection revealed that the fuselage had a large crack.
The twinkle in her eye revealed a sense of humor.

VerbNet: indicate-78-1-1,reflexive_appearance-48.1.2
FrameNet: Evidence
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 3

Sense Number 2: disclose, make known

The actess won't reveal how old she is.
The names of the victims were revealed after the families were contacted.
The collector will not reveal what he paid for the Van Gogh.

VerbNet: say-37.7-1,confess-37.10,characterize-29.2-1-2
FrameNet: Reveal_secret
PropBank: reveal.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2