Synonyms for leak
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Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote
an accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light etc.) to enter or escape
"one of the tires developed a leak"
soft watery rot in fruits and vegetables caused by fungi
leak, wetting, making water, passing waternoun
a euphemism for urination
"he had to take a leak"
escape, leak, leakage, outflownoun
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"
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
leak, news leakverb
unauthorized (especially deliberate) disclosure of confidential information
"The news were leaked to the paper"
leak, leak outverb
"The news leaked out despite his secrecy"
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"
have an opening that allows light or substances to enter or go out
"The container leaked gasoline"; "the roof leaks badly"
Dictionary of English Synonymes2.0 / 1 vote
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How would it be if we discovered that aliens only stopped by earth to let their kids take a leak?
This is obviously a challenge for the chief justice, bringing the court into a new term and getting this leak in the rearview mirror, but the court hasn't had this kind of leak before and that's to the benefit of the court, a signal that as awful as the leak was, it's not a sign the institution needs fundamental reform.
One leak will sink a ship: and one sin will destroy a sinner.
When you look at releases and leaks and they say, ‘ No, I did n’t do it. ’ Dianne Feinstein, did you leak ? , remember Dianne Feinstein answer ? Uh uh, uh, what ? No, no, I did n’t leak. Maybe she did n’t, but that was the worst body language I’ve ever seen.
We must have infinite faith in each other. If we have not, we must never let it leak out that we have not.
Translations for leak
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- únik, díra, průsakCzech
- durchsickern, tropfen, undicht, leaken, Stelle, Leck, leckenGerman
- διαρρέω, διαρροήGreek
- vía, filtración, rotura, gotera, pérdida, agujero, filtrarSpanish
- vuoto, vuotaaFinnish
- fuir, fuite, taupe, voie d'eauFrench
- szivárogtatás, szivárog, csepeg, lék, kiszivárogtatHungarian
- liko, likarIdo
- infiltrazione, perdita, talpa, filtrare, falla, far trapelare, perdere, dispersione, percolare, trapelare, fuga, fessura, crepaItalian
- 漏れ口, リーク, 漏れる, 漏れJapanese
- sūce, teceLatvian
- lek, lekkenDutch
- lekkasje, lekkeNorwegian
- przeciek, przeciekaćPolish
- vazamento, vazador, vazarPortuguese
- утечка, течь, протекать, протечкаRussian
- tiết lộ, làm rò rỉVietnamese
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