|1.||[ noun ] an accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light etc.) to enter or escape|
"one of the tires developed a leak"
|2.||[ verb ] (news) tell anonymously|
"The news were leaked to the paper"
|Related terms:||disclose break|
|3.||[ noun ] (biology) a euphemism for urination|
|Synonyms:||making_water passing_water wetting|
"he had to take a leak"
|4.||[ noun ] (medicine) soft watery rot in fruits and vegetables caused by fungi|
|5.||[ noun ] the unwanted discharge of a fluid from some container|
|Synonyms:||leakage outflow escape|
"they tried to stop the escape of gas from the damaged pipe" "he had to clean up the leak"
|Related terms:||discharge escape|
|6.||[ verb ] (news) be leaked|
"The news leaked out despite his secrecy"
|7.||[ verb ] have an opening that allows light or substances to enter or go out|
"The container leaked gasoline" "the roof leaks badly"
|Related terms:||bilge break|
|8.||[ verb ] 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"
|Related terms:||issue escape|
|9.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 4391|
|10.||[ noun ] unauthorized (especially deliberate) disclosure of confidential information|