"leak" in the noun sense
an accidental hole that allows something (fluid or light etc.) to enter or escape
"one of the tires developed a leak"
soft watery rot in fruits and vegetables caused by fungi
3. leak, wetting, making water, passing water
a euphemism for urination
"he had to take a leak"
4. escape, leak, leakage, outflow
the discharge of a fluid from some container
"they tried to stop the escape of gas from the damaged pipe"
"he had to clean up the leak"
5. leak, news leak
unauthorized (especially deliberate) disclosure of confidential information
"leak" in the verb sense
"The news were leaked to the paper"
2. leak, leak out
"The news leaked out despite his secrecy"
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"
have an opening that allows light or substances to enter or go out
"The container leaked gasoline"
"the roof leaks badly"
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