Synonyms for leak

Synonyms for (noun) leak

Synonyms: news leak, leak

Definition: unauthorized (especially deliberate) disclosure of confidential information

Similar words: revealing, revelation, disclosure

Definition: the speech act of making something evident


Synonyms: escape, outflow, leak, leakage

Definition: the discharge of a fluid from some container

Usage: they tried to stop the escape of gas from the damaged pipe; he had to clean up the leak

Similar words: discharge, outpouring, run

Definition: the pouring forth of a fluid


Synonyms: leak

Definition: an accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light etc.) to enter or escape

Usage: one of the tires developed a leak

Similar words: hole

Definition: an opening into or through something


Synonyms: leak, making water, passing water, wetting

Definition: a euphemism for urination

Usage: he had to take a leak

Similar words: micturition, urination

Definition: the discharge of urine


Synonyms: leak

Definition: soft watery rot in fruits and vegetables caused by fungi

Similar words: soft rot

Definition: mushy or slimy decay of plants caused by bacteria or fungi

Synonyms for (verb) leak

Synonyms: leak

Definition: enter or escape as through a hole or crack or fissure

Usage: Water leaked out of the can into the backpack; Gas leaked into the basement

Similar words: egress, issue, emerge, go forth, come forth, come out

Definition: come out of

Usage: Water issued from the hole in the wall; The words seemed to come out by themselves


Synonyms: leak, leak out

Definition: be leaked

Usage: The news leaked out despite his secrecy

Similar words: get around, get out, break

Definition: be released or become known; of news

Usage: News of her death broke in the morning


Synonyms: leak

Definition: tell anonymously

Usage: The news were leaked to the paper

Similar words: unwrap, expose, give away, reveal, let on, let out, break, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge

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

Usage: The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold; The actress won't reveal how old she is; bring out the truth; he broke the news to her; unwrap the evidence in the murder case