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KK Pronunciation

〔 Ik`spoz 〕


〔 ikˋspouz 〕

Overview of noun expose

The noun expose has 1 sense

  • expose, unmasking -- (the exposure of an impostor or a fraud; "he published an expose of the graft and corruption in city government")

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")