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  Definition of leak
  1. unauthorized (especially deliberate) disclosure of confidential information
  2. the unwanted 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"
  3. an accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light etc.) to enter or escape; "one of the tires developed a leak"
  4. a euphemism for urination; "he had to take a leak"
  5. soft watery rot in fruits and vegetables caused by fungi
  6. have an opening that allows light or substances to enter or go out; "The container leaked gasoline"; "the roof leaks badly"
  7. 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"
  8. be leaked; "The news leaked out despite his secrecy"
  9. tell anonymously; "The news were leaked to the paper"
Similar Words: news leak, escape, leakage, outflow, wetting, making water, passing water, leak out

 

Hyponyms: bilge, take in water

 

Entailments: break, wear, wear out, bust, fall apart

 

Derivational Morphology: leak out, escape, leakage, outflow, news leak, leaker

 

Anagrams: kale, lake

 

 
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