Noun revelation has 4 senses
  1. disclosure, revelation, revealing - the speech act of making something evident
    --1 is a kind of speech act
    --1 has particulars:
     tattle, singing, telling; display; divulgence, divulgement; discovery; discovery; giveaway; informing, ratting; leak, news leak; exposure
    Derived form: verb reveal3
  2. revelation - an enlightening or astonishing disclosure
    --2 is a kind of
    insight, brainstorm, brainwave
    Derived form: verb reveal2
  3. revelation - communication of knowledge to man by a divine or supernatural agency
    --3 is a kind of
    informing, making known
    Derived form: verb reveal4
  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
    --4 is a kind of book
    --4 is a part of New Testament
    Derived form: verb reveal4