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Overview of verb expose

The verb expose has 9 senses

  • expose -- (expose or make accessible to some action or influence; "Expose your students to art"; "expose the blanket to sunshine")

  • unwrap, disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, expose, divulge, break, give away, let out -- (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"; "unwrap the evidence in the murder case")

  • expose, exhibit, display -- (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")

  • uncover, expose -- (remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body; "uncover your belly"; "The man exposed himself in the subway")

  • disclose, expose -- (disclose to view as by removing a cover; "The curtain rose to disclose a stunning set")

  • queer, expose, scupper, endanger, peril -- (put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position)

  • expose -- (expose to light, of photographic film)

  • debunk, expose -- (expose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false claims and ideas; "The physicist debunked the psychic's claims")

  • expose -- (abandon by leaving out in the open air; "The infant was exposed by the teenage mother"; "After Christmas, many pets get abandoned")

Overview of adj exposed

The adj exposed has 2 senses

  • exposed, open -- (with no protection or shield; "the exposed northeast frontier"; "open to the weather"; "an open wound")

  • exposed, uncovered -- (not covered with clothing; "her exposed breast")