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disclose (something) to (one)

To inform someone about something. Class, you need to disclose all of your sources to me in your works cited. I didn't disclose any information to her, so I don't know how she found out all about it.
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disclose something to someone

to tell or reveal something to someone. Tony refused to disclose the location of the papers to me. Please disclose the names to me at once.
See also: disclose, to
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Data on participants' willingness to disclose sexual information about themselves to cyber partners (Table 1) were subjected to a mixed factorial analysis of variance (ANOVA) in which gender was treated as a between-subjects factor, and topic intimacy and discloser's gender were treated as within-subjects factors.
However, disclosers may have reasons to withhold it; disclosures cost money and can compromise disclosers' interest.
HIV-affected disclosers were much more likely to be grandparents or a more distant relationship (that is, cousin, great-aunt, great-grandmother), and nonaffected/nondisclosers were more likely to be aunts or uncles.
Since it has been argued that self-disclosure infers trust, which in turn increases liking for and attraction to the discloser, these findings suggest that, given an appropriate political climate, the adolescents in this study, particularly the females, would readily form relationships with those from a different religious background in an integrated setting.
Limandri, Disclosure of Stigmatizing Conditions: The Discloser's Perspective, 3 Archives Psychiatric Nursing 69, 70-71 (1989); Gordon Mansergh et al., Self Disclosure of HIV-Infection Among Men Who Vary in Time Since Seropositive Diagnosis and Symptomatic Status, 9 AIDS 639, 643 (1995) (finding that people are more likely to disclose to intimate friends); Marks et al., supra note 174, at 304-05 (discussing selectivity in disclosure).
KUWAIT, Dec 14 (KUNA) -- Deputy Prime Minister, Finance Minister and Acting Oil Minister Anas Al-Saleh submitted his financial discloser to the Public Authority for Combating Corruption (PACC), Finance Ministry Spokesperson Khaled Al-Rawaye said Monday.
In summary, there is evidence in the extant literature to support the notion that emotional disclosure of traumatic events has at least a temporary beneficial effect on the discloser. The two existing emotional disclosure studies involving positive disclosure that have been reported in the literature do not provide a clear picture of the role that this type of disclosure plays in the processes under discussion.
This power has the effect of providing the discloser with a defence to an action for breach of confidence (or where s/he is victimised as a result and PIDA applies, a claim for compensation).
The categories of defendants who may be liable for misappropriation are also threefold: (a) the knowing acquirer of information is liable--this person obtains the information by improper means; (b) the knowing discloser of information is liable--this person discloses the information that has been improperly acquired, or perhaps properly acquired but for which there is a duty of secrecy; and (c) the constructively improper acquirer/discloser of information is liable--this person obtains the information with reason to know that the information was improperly obtained.
This study is concerned with the effects of one person's disclosure of intimate, personal information about him or herself to another person on the other person's performance of tasks that either do or do not have consequences for the discloser. To assist us in trying to understand these effects, you have been asked to take part in this study.
Yet, should they not call a Special Assembly Session to deliberate on new the Governor's discloser to conclude the Naga issue in three months as desired by the Prime Minister?
Zardari said due the fear of his discloser about Imran Khan's scandal, his interview was stopped from telecast.
She described BNA as the official discloser of the kingdom's news and functions, praising its high competence in performing its duties.
But that "status loss" could lead to unintended outcomes, such as the discloser having less influence and experiencing more conflict within their team, the researchers wrote.