HyperDic: expose

English > 10 senses of the word expose:
VERBperceptionexposeexpose or make accessible to some action or influence
communicationexpose, unwrap, disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, divulge, break, give away, let out, uncovermake known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
perceptionexpose, exhibit, displayto show, make visible or apparent
contactexpose, uncoverremove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body
perceptionexpose, disclose, uncoverdisclose to view as by removing a cover
communicationexpose, queer, scupper, endanger, perilput in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
perceptionexposeexpose to light, of photographic film
communicationexpose, debunkexpose while ridiculing
cognitionexposeabandon by leaving out in the open air
NOUNcommunicationexpose, unmaskingthe exposure of an impostor or a fraud / fraud
expose > pronunciation
Soundsihkspow'z
RhymesAmbrose ... Windows: 49 rhymes with owz...
English > expose: 10 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe exposure of an impostor or a fraud / fraud.
Example"he published an expose of the graft and corruption in city government"
Synonymunmasking
BroaderexposureThe disclosure of something secret
Spanishdesenmascaramiento
Verbsexposeexpose while ridiculing
exposemake known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
English > expose: 10 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningexpose or make accessible to some action or influence.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Examples
  • "Expose your students to art"
  • "expose the blanket to sunshine"
Narrowerair out, air, aerateexpose to fresh air
overexposeexpose excessively
sun, insolate, solarize, solariseexpose to the rays of the sun or affect by exposure to the sun
underexposeexpose insufficiently
ventilateexpose to the circulation of fresh air so as to retard spoilage
BroadersubjectCause to experience or suffer or make liable or vulnerable to
Spanishexponer
Nounsexposurethe act of subjecting someone to an influencing experience
exposurevulnerability to the elements
English > expose: 10 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningMake known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsunwrap, disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, divulge, break, give away, let out, uncover
Cause tobreak, get out, get aroundBe released or become known
Entailed bysell someone outGive information that compromises others
Narrowerbetray, bewrayreveal unintentionally
blackwashBring (information) out of concealment
blowCause to be revealed and jeopardized
come out of the closet, out, come outTo state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
confidereveal in private
leaktell anonymously
muckrakeexplore and expose misconduct and scandals concerning public figures
outreveal (something) about somebody's identity or lifestyle
revealdisclose directly or through prophets
spill the beans, let the cat out of the bag, talk, tattle, blab, peach, babble, sing, babble out, blab outdivulge confidential information or secrets
springproduce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly / unexpectedly
BroadertellLet something be known
Similar tobreak, get out, get aroundBe released or become known
Spanishdeclarar, descubrir, desvelar, divulgar, exponer, manifestar, revelar
Catalandeclarar, desvelar, divulgar, manifestar, revelar
Nounsexposethe exposure of an impostor or a fraud / fraud
exposurethe disclosure of something secret
English > expose: 10 senses > verb 3, perception
MeaningTo show, make visible or apparent.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsexhibit, display
NarrowerbenchExhibit on a bench
brandishExhibit aggressively
flaunt, flash, show off, ostentate, swankDisplay proudly
hold uphold up something as an example
modelDisplay (clothes) as a mannequin
model, pose, sit, postureassume a posture as for artistic purposes
moonexpose one's buttocks to
openDisplay the contents of a file or start an application as on a computer
pillory, gibbetexpose to ridicule or public scorn
produce, bring forthbring out for display
Broadershowmake visible or noticeable
Spanishdesplegar, exhibir, exponer, mostrar, presentar
Catalandesplegar, exhibir, exposar, mostrar, presentar
Nounsexposurepresentation to view in an open or public manner
English > expose: 10 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningRemove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "The man exposed himself in the subway"
Synonymuncover
Narrowerbarelay bare
unclotheTake the covers off
undrapestrip something of drapery
unmaskTake the mask off
unveilRemove the veil from
unwrap, undoRemove the outer cover or wrapping of
OppositecoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
Spanishdescubrir, destapar, exponer
Catalandescobrir, despullar
English > expose: 10 senses > verb 5, perception
Meaningdisclose to view as by removing a cover.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsdisclose, uncover
NarrowerfaceTurn so as to expose the face / face
Broaderbring out, unveil, revealmake visible
Spanishdar a conocer, mostrar, revelar
Catalanrevelar
Nounsexposurepresentation to view in an open or public manner
English > expose: 10 senses > verb 6, communication
Meaningput in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsqueer, scupper, endanger, peril
Narrowercompromiseexpose or make liable to danger, suspicion, or disrepute
Broaderaffect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touchHave an effect upon
Spanisharriesgar, comprometer, exponer
Catalanarriscar, comprometre, exposar
Nounsexposurethe state of being vulnerable or exposed
English > expose: 10 senses > verb 7, perception
Meaningexpose to light, of photographic film.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categoryphotography, picture takingThe act of taking and printing photographs
Narroweroverexposeexpose to too much light
underexposeexpose to too little light
BroadersubjectCause to experience or suffer or make liable or vulnerable to
Spanishexponer
Catalanexposar
Nounsexposurethe act of exposing film to light
exposurethe intensity of light falling on a photographic ... / photographic film or plate
English > expose: 10 senses > verb 8, communication
Meaningexpose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false / false claims and ideas.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymdebunk
Narrowerunmask, uncloakreveal the true nature of
Broaderridicule, roast, guy, blackguard, laugh at, jest at, rib, make fun, poke funsubject to laughter or ridicule
Spanishdesacreditar
Nounsexposethe exposure of an impostor or a fraud / fraud
English > expose: 10 senses > verb 9, cognition
Meaningabandon by leaving out in the open air.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"The infant was exposed by the teenage mother"
Broaderabandon, forsake, desolate, desertLeave someone who needs or counts on you
Nounsexposureabandoning without shelter or protection (as by leaving as infant out in the open)

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