Definition of Disclosure:

  1. Securities issue: Statement of all known risk factors associated with a bond or stock investment, published as a disclosure document by the issuer of the security.

  2. The action of making new or secret information known.

  3. Auditing: Compulsory reporting of all positive and negative information about the audited firm in an audit report. Its objective is to enable creditors and investors to draw an informed conclusion about the firms financial position.

  4. Banking: Statutory statement of complete information about a consumer or home mortgage loan. It is required to contain certain items of information such as (1) actual interest rate, (2) its computation, (3) itemized total of all charges and fees, and (4) minimum monthly payment.

  5. Litigation: See discovery.

  6. Accounting: Statutory or good faith revelation of a material fact (or an item of information that is not generally known) on a financial statement or in the accompanying notes (footnotes).

  7. Insurance: Statutory revelation by the applicant (in the application for an insurance policy) of all known information about the risk to be covered.

Synonyms of Disclosure

Christophany, Satanophany, Admission, Affidavit, Affirmation, Allegation, Angelophany, Announcement, Apparition, Appearance, Appearing, Arising, Assertion, Asseveration, Attest, Attestation, Avatar, Averment, Avouchment, Avowal, Bringing to light, Casual discovery, Catching, Chance discovery, Characterization, Coming, Coming into being, Coming-forth, Compurgation, Conveyance, Declaration, Denomination, Denotation, Deposition, Designation, Detection, Determination, Determining, Differentiation, Discovery, Dissemination, Distinguishment, Embodiment, Emergence, Epiphany, Espial, Evidence, Evincement, Excavation, Exhumation, Exposure, Expression, Find, Finding, Finding out, Fingering, Forthcoming, Giving, Hint, Identification, Impartation, Imparting, Impartment, Incarnation, Indication, Indicativeness, Instrument in proof, Invention, Issuance, Legal evidence, Locating, Location, Lucky strike, Manifestation, Materialization, Materializing, Meaning, Naming, Notification, Occurrence, Opening, Picking out, Pneumatophany, Pointing, Pointing out, Pointing to, Presentation, Profession, Proof, Publication, Realization, Recognition, Rediscovery, Revelation, Rise, Rising, Selection, Serendipity, Sharing, Show, Showing, Showing forth, Signification, Specification, Spotting, Statement, Strike, Suggestion, Sworn evidence, Sworn statement, Sworn testimony, Symptomaticness, Telling, Testimonial, Testimonium, Testimony, Theophany, Transfer, Transference, Transmission, Transmittal, Treasure trove, Trouvaille, Trove, Uncovering, Unearthing, Unfolding, Unfoldment, Witness, Word, Revelation, Surprising fact, Divulgence, Declaration, Announcement, News, Report

How to use Disclosure in a sentence?

  1. She wanted to give the judge full disclosure , so she told him it wouldnt be a good idea for her to be on the jury because the defendant was a friend of hers.
  2. A judge ordered the disclosure of the government documents.
  3. We learned our new home was infested with termites the day we closed when our real estate agent informed us she had failed to show us the sellers disclosure form.
  4. When opening a new bank account, its important that the bank gives you full disclosure about any fees and interest rates so that you are not surprised.

Meaning of Disclosure & Disclosure Definition