Definitions for: Bewray


[v] reveal unintentionally; "Her smile betrayed her true feelings"



Webster (1913) Definition: Be*wray" (b[-e]*r[=a]"), v. t.
To soil. See Beray.


Be*wray", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bewrayed (-r[=a]d"); p.
pr. & vb. n. Bewraying.] [OE. bewraien, biwreyen; pref. be-
+ AS. wr[=e]gan to accuse, betray; akin to OS. wr[=o]gian,
OHG. ruog[=e]n, G. r["u]gen, Icel. r[ae]gja, Goth. wr[=o]hjan
to accuse.]
To expose; to reveal; to disclose; to betray. [Obs. or
Archaic]

The murder being once done, he is in less fear, and in
more hope that the deed shall not be bewrayed or known.
--Robynson
(More's
Utopia. )

Thy speech bewrayeth thee. --Matt. xxvi.
73.

Synonyms: betray

See Also: break, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, give away, impart, let on, let out, reveal

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