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Synonyms of leak in English:


  • 1 oil leaking from the tanker
    seep (out), escape, ooze (out), secrete, bleed, emanate, issue, drip, dribble, drain;
    discharge, exude
  • 2 civil servants leaked information to the press
    disclose, divulge, reveal, make public, tell, impart, pass on, relate, communicate, expose, broadcast, publish, release, let slip, bring into the open
    informal blab
    (leak news/informationlet the cat out of the bag, spill the beans
  • noun

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  • 1 check that there are no leaks in the pipe
    hole, opening, aperture, puncture, perforation, gash, slit, nick, rent, break, crack, fissure, rupture
  • 2 a gas leak
    discharge, leakage, seepage, drip, escape
  • 3 leaks to the media
    disclosure, revelation, exposé, leakage, tip-off, hot tip
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