Synonyms of leak in English:

leak


See definition of leak

verb

1‘oil leaking from the tanker’

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seep, seep out, escape, ooze, ooze out, exude, discharge, emanate, issue, drip, dribble, drain, bleed
spill, stream, gush, gush out, spurt, spout, squirt, spew, jet

2‘ageing underground tanks are leaking gasoline into the area’

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discharge, exude, emit, eject, release, drip, dribble, pour out, send forth, ooze, excrete, secrete

3‘civil servants who leak information are criticized by politicians for a breach of trust’

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disclose, divulge, reveal, make known, make public, tell, impart, pass on, relate, communicate, expose, broadcast, publish, release, unveil, give away, betray, admit, confess, let slip, blurt out, bring into the open, bring to light
let on
informal take the lid off, blow wide open, blab, let the cat out of the bag, spill the beans, blow the gaff

noun

1‘check that there are no leaks in the bag’

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hole, opening, puncture, perforation, prick, cut, gash, slit, nick, rent, break, rift, crack, crevice, chink, fissure, rupture, aperture

2‘a gas leak was discovered’

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discharge, leakage, leaking, oozing, seeping, seepage, drip, percolation
escape, gush, issue, flow, outflow, emanation
technical efflux

3‘a series of leaks to the media’

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disclosure, revelation, divulgence, uncovering, admission, confession, exposé