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Princeton's WordNet

  1. leak(noun)

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

    "one of the tires developed a leak"

    Synonyms:
    news leak, outflow, passing water, wetting, leakage, escape, making water

  2. leak(noun)

    soft watery rot in fruits and vegetables caused by fungi

    Synonyms:
    news leak, outflow, passing water, wetting, leakage, escape, making water

  3. leak, wetting, making water, passing water(noun)

    a euphemism for urination

    "he had to take a leak"

    Synonyms:
    wetting, making water, leakage, escape, news leak, outflow, passing water

  4. escape, leak, leakage, outflow(noun)

    the 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"

    Synonyms:
    leakage, evasion, escape cock, fountain, escapism, flight, safety valve, escape, spring, news leak, dodging, wetting, passing water, making water, effluence, relief valve, natural spring, efflux, escape valve, outpouring, outflow

  5. leak, news leak(verb)

    unauthorized (especially deliberate) disclosure of confidential information

    Synonyms:
    wetting, making water, leakage, escape, news leak, outflow, passing water

  6. leak(verb)

    tell anonymously

    "The news were leaked to the paper"

    Synonyms:
    leak out

  7. leak, leak out(verb)

    be leaked

    "The news leaked out despite his secrecy"

    Synonyms:
    leak out

  8. leak(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    leak out

  9. leak(verb)

    have an opening that allows light or substances to enter or go out

    "The container leaked gasoline"; "the roof leaks badly"

    Synonyms:
    leak out

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. leak(n.)

    Synonyms:
    fissure (letting a liquid in or out), chink, crevice, hole

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