Definition of expose (noun)
- the exposure of an impostor or a fraud
- "he published an expose of the graft and corruption in city government"
- synonyms: unmasking
Definition of expose (verb)
- expose or make accessible to some action or influence
- "Expose your students to art"; "expose the blanket to sunshine"
- 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"
- synonyms: break, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge, give away, let on, let out, reveal, unwrap
- to show, make visible or apparent
- remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body
- disclose to view as by removing a cover
- "The curtain rose to disclose a stunning set"
- synonyms: disclose
- put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
- expose to light, of photographic film
- expose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false claims and ideas
- "The physicist debunked the psychic's claims"
- synonyms: debunk
- abandon by leaving out in the open air
- "The infant was exposed by the teenage mother"; "After Christmas, many pets get abandoned"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet