betray [-ed, -s] v

ME < OFr < L. deliver, hand over.

  1. Fool; deceive; beguile; trick.
  2. Breach; transgress; trespass; offend; cheat; disappoint; violate the confidence of.
  3. Expose; make vulnerable; cause to fail; hand over to enemies; (see Matthew 26).
  4. Reveal; show; express; disclose; divulge; make known; show what is not readily obvious.
  5. Embarrass; abash; make ashamed.