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Middle English leken from Old Norse leka "to leak, drip" or Patrono:Dum[[Category:Patrono:Dum derivations|Leak]] leken "to leak, drip", both from Proto-Germanic *lek- (deficiency). Akin to Old English leccan "to water", Old High German lecchen "to become dry". More at leach, lake

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Singular
Leak

Plural
Leaks

Leak (plural Leaks)
  1. A crack, crevice, fissure, or hole which admits water or other fluid, or lets it escape.
    a leak in a roof
    a leak in a boat
    a leak in a gas pipe
  2. The entrance or escape of a fluid through a crack, fissure, or other aperture.
    The leak gained on the ship's pumps.
  3. The person through whom information, especially secret information, escapes.
    The press must have learned about the plan through a leak.

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Infinitive
to Leak

Third person singular
Leaks

Simple past
Leaked

Past participle
Leaked

Present participle
Leaking

to Leak (third-person singular simple present Leaks, present participle Leaking, simple past and past participle Leaked)
  1. To allow fluid to escape or enter something that should be sealed.
    The faucet has been leaking since last month.
  2. To reveal secret information.
    Someone must have leaked it to our competitors that the new product will be out soon.

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