verb (used with object), di·vulged, di·vulg·ing.
- to disclose or reveal (something private, secret, or previously unknown).
- (tr; may take a clause as object) to make known (something private or secret); disclose
v.mid-15c., from Latin divulgare “publish, make common,” from dis- “apart” (see dis-) + vulgare “make common property,” from vulgus “common people” (see vulgar). Related: Divulged; divulging.