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    expose - Dictionary definition and meaning for word expose

    Definition
    (noun) the exposure of an impostor or a fraud
    Synonyms : unmasking
    Example Sentence
    • he published an expose of the graft and corruption in city government
    Definition
    (verb) expose or make accessible to some action or influence
    Example Sentence
    • Expose your students to art
    • expose the blanket to sunshine
    Definition
    (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
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    • unwrap the evidence in the murder case
    Definition
    (verb) to show, make visible or apparent
    Synonyms : display , exhibit
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body
    Synonyms : uncover
    Example Sentence
    • uncover your belly
    • The man exposed himself in the subway
    Definition
    (verb) disclose to view as by removing a cover
    Synonyms : disclose
    Example Sentence
    • The curtain rose to disclose a stunning set
    Definition
    (verb) put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
    Synonyms : endanger , peril , queer , scupper
    Definition
    (verb) expose to light, of photographic film Definition
    (verb) expose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false claims and ideas
    Synonyms : debunk
    Example Sentence
    • The physicist debunked the psychic's claims
    Definition
    (verb) abandon by leaving out in the open air
    Example Sentence
    • The infant was exposed by the teenage mother
    • After Christmas, many pets get abandoned
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