What does the word betray mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To reveal unintentionally; show signs of.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Betrayer.

Usage examples for betray

  1. On the chance of making things easier for himself, Jack would betray every secret in his possession. – The Nether World by George Gissing
  2. But to show that to her servant, would be to betray herself- the more that he seemed the painter's friend. – The Marquis of Lossie by George MacDonald
  3. I cannot betray my father. – The Rival Heirs being the Third and Last Chronicle of Aescendune by A. D. Crake