What is the difference between Leak and Leek and Luck?




What is the difference between Leak and Leek and Luck? :


Leak : (noun)

( 1 ) Hole, crack, etc…

There is a leak in the roof.


( 2 ) Accidental or deliberate disclosure of secret or confidential information

This is the latest in the series of the damaging leaks.

The leak of the information should be traced back to the CEO of the company.


( 3 ) Act of urination

He has gone for a leak.



Leak : (verb)

( 1 ) Allow liquid or gas to get in out wrongly

This boat leaks like a sieve.

Air leaked out of the balloon.


( 2 ) Reveal information

I do not know who leaked this out to the press.



Leek : (noun)

( 1 ) Vegetable related to the onion but with wider leaves above a long white bulb

Chop leeks to make a sauce.



Lick : (verb)

( 1 ) Pass the tongue over something / someone

Do not lick your fingers.


( 2 ) (Of flames) touch tightly

Flames are beginning to lick the furniture.











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