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revelatory (revealing)

Definition:

pointing out or revealing clearly

Class:

adjective (modifies a noun)

Usage:

usually followed by "of"

Comparative:

more revelatory

Superlative:

most revelatory

Similar to:

revealing

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

indicative [usually followed by "of"] | indicatory [usually followed by "of"] | significative [usually followed by "of"] | suggestive [usually followed by "of"]

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Definition references  (+images)

Collins Dictionary:

indicatory | indicate | imply [synonym, sense-specific] | suggest [synonym, sense-specific] | indicatable [adjective, derived]

[rare] giving an indication | [may take a clause as object] to be or give a sign or symptom of; imply | to point out or show | [may take a clause as ... (30 of 346 words, 6 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/indicatory

Merriam-Webster:

indicator | pointer [synonym, sense-specific] | tracer [synonym, sense-specific] | gauge [synonym, sense-specific] | hand [synonym, sense-specific] | index [synonym, sense-specific] | needle [synonym, sense-specific] | dial [similar, sense-specific] | face [similar, sense-specific]

one that indicates: as ; an index hand (as on a dialect); "pointer" ; ... | a substance (as litmus) used to show visually (as by change of color) the ... (29 of 193 words, 4 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/indicator

American Heritage Dictionary:

indicate | indicated [past tense] | indicating [present participle] | indicates [3rd-person singular present] | indicatory [adjective, related]

To show the way to or the direction of; point out | To serve as a sign, symptom, or token of; signify | To suggest or demonstrate the necessity, ... (27 of 107 words, 4 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/indicate

Oxford Dictionary:

indicative | the indicative | indicatory [rare] | indicatively [derived]

serving as a sign or indication of something | [grammar] : denoting a mood of verbs expressing simple statement of a fact. | [grammar] | a verb in the ... (26 of 95 words, 5 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/indicative

New World Dictionary:

indicative | indicatory [sense-specific] | indicatively [adverb, related]

giving an indication, suggestion, or intimation; showing; signifying | designating or of the mood of a verb used to identify an act, state, or ... (23 of 64 words, 4 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/indicative

Wiktionary:

indicatory

That indicates, signifies or implies (5 of 6 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/indicatory

Random House Dictionary:

significative

serving to signify. | significant; suggestive. (5 of 12 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/significative

Wikipedia:

Revelation

the revealing or disclosing of some form of truth or knowledge through communication with a deity or other supernatural entity or entities. Some religions have religious texts which they view as divinely or supernaturally revealed or inspired. For ... (38 of 5572 words, 4 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Revelation

Macmillan British Dictionary:

revelatory [formal]

providing information that was previously secret, hidden, or not known (10 of 40 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/revelatory

Columbia Encyclopedia:

mood | mode | imperative | indicative | optative | subjunctive

in verb inflection, the forms of a verb that indicate its manner of doing or being. In English the forms are called indicative (for direct statement ... (26 of 163 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/society​/A​0833905​.html

Cambridge Dictionary:

indicative

being or relating to a sign that something exists, is true, or is likely to happen (16 of 33 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/indicative

Encarta Dictionary:

indicative | indicatives [plural] | indicatively [adverb, derived]

showing, suggesting, or pointing out that something exists or is true | relating to the basic mood of verbs in ordinary objective statements in ... (23 of 96 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861620895​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Macmillan British Dictionary:

revelatory [formal]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "revelatory"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/revelatory

Macmillan American Dictionary:

revelatory [formal]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "revelatory"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/revelatory

the Free Dictionary:

revelatory

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "revelatory"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "revelatory"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "revelatory" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/revelatory

Google Dictionary:

revelatory

Audio: English pronunciation of "revelatory"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

revelatory

Audio: North American pronunciation of "revelatory"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=revela​04 word=revelatory

YourDictionary Audio:

revelatory

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "revelatory" by speech synthesizer

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