Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun revelation

4 senses of revelation

Sense 1
disclosure, revelation, revealing -- (the speech act of making something evident)
       => speech act -- (the use of language to perform some act)

Sense 2
revelation -- (an enlightening or astonishing disclosure)
       => insight, brainstorm, brainwave -- (the clear (and often sudden) understanding of a complex situation)

Sense 3
revelation, divine revelation -- (communication of knowledge to man by a divine or supernatural agency)
       => informing, making known -- (a speech act that conveys information)

Sense 4
Revelation, Revelation of Saint John the Divine, Apocalypse, Book of Revelation -- (the last book of the New Testament; contains visionary descriptions of heaven and of conflicts between good and evil and of the end of the world; attributed to Saint John the Apostle)
       INSTANCE OF=> book -- (a major division of a long written composition; "the book of Isaiah")

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