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English[]

Etymology[]

Middle English leken from Old Norse leka "to leak, drip" or Template:Dum[[Category:Template: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

Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

Wikipedia

Singular
Leak

Plural
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Leak ({{{1}}})

  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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Verb[]

Infinitive
to Leak

Third person singular
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Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to Leak (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)

  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.

Translations[]

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Anagrams[]

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