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Definitions of leak:

  • noun:   unauthorized (especially deliberate) disclosure of confidential information
  • noun:   an accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light etc.) to enter or escape
    Example: "One of the tires developed a leak"
  • noun:   a euphemism for urination
    Example: "He had to take a leak"
  • noun:   soft watery rot in fruits and vegetables caused by fungi
  • noun:   the unwanted discharge of a fluid from some container
    Example: "He had to clean up the leak"
  • verb:   have an opening that allows light or substances to enter or go out
    Example: "The container leaked gasoline"
  • verb:   enter or escape as through a hole or crack or fissure
    Example: "Water leaked out of the can into the backpack"
  • verb:   be leaked
    Example: "The news leaked out despite his secrecy"
  • verb:   tell anonymously
    Example: "The news were leaked to the paper"
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 33333 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #4391)


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