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EXPOSE





Definition:

  1. [noun] the exposure of an impostor or a fraud; "he published an expose of the graft and corruption in city government"
    Synonyms: unmasking

  2. [verb] expose or make accessible to some action or influence; "Expose your students to art"; "expose the blanket to sunshine"

  3. [verb] make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret; "The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold"; "The actress won't reveal how old she is"; "bring out the truth"; "he broke the news to her"
    Synonyms: disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, divulge, impart, break, give away, let out

  4. [verb] to show, make visible or apparent; "The Metropolitan Museum is exhibiting Goya's works this month"; "Why don't you show your nice legs and wear shorter skirts?"; "National leaders will have to display the highest skills of statesmanship"
    Synonyms: exhibit, display

  5. [verb] remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body; "uncover your belly"; "The man exposed himself in the subway"
    Synonyms: uncover

  6. [verb] disclose to view as by removing a cover; "The curtain rose to disclose a stunning set"
    Synonyms: disclose

  7. [verb] put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
    Synonyms: queer, scupper, endanger, peril

  8. [verb] expose to light, of photographic film

  9. [verb] expose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false claims and ideas; "The physicist debunked the psychic's claims"
    Synonyms: debunk

  10. [verb] abandon by leaving out in the open air; "The infant was exposed by the teenage mother"; "After Christmas, many pets get abandoned"

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