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Princeton's WordNet

  1. leaknoun

    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. leaknoun

    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 waternoun

    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, 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"

    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 leakverb

    unauthorized (especially deliberate) disclosure of confidential information

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

  6. leakverb

    tell anonymously

    "The news were leaked to the paper"

    Synonyms:
    leak out

  7. leak, leak outverb

    be leaked

    "The news leaked out despite his secrecy"

    Synonyms:
    leak out

  8. leakverb

    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. leakverb

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

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

    Synonyms:
    leak out

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. leaknoun

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. leakverb

    Synonyms:
    percolate, filter, ooze

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How to use leak in a sentence?

  1. President Trump:

    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.

  2. Susheel Kodali:

    In terms of reducing significant perivalvular leak, the rates are extremely low.

  3. Brett Eldredgecertainly:

    Here we are, it’s the morning, i was going to take a leak, start the day; that’s how you start the day. I walk in here and what do we have? A beautiful New Year’s snake. Holy shhhh…whoa. Oh, he’s got a big body. He’s got a real big body. Hey buddy, what are you doing? What are we gonna do?

  4. Rashida Bee:

    We had no idea what had happened until our neighbor came and told us to leave because of the gas leak.

  5. Christie Barnes:

    I used tissue from the inside of her nose to plug the leak, i also borrowed some abdominal fat ; it makes a great plugging agent in this location, so with just a tiny bit of fat, I was able to plug the leak.

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