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Synonyms for expose

Synonyms for (noun) expose

Synonyms: expose, unmasking Definition: the exposure of an impostor or a fraud Usage: he published an expose of the graft and corruption in city government

Similar words: exposure Definition: the disclosure of something secret Usage: they feared exposure of their campaign plans

Synonyms for (verb) expose

Synonyms: expose Definition: abandon by leaving out in the open air Usage: The infant was exposed by the teenage mother; After Christmas, many pets get abandoned

Similar words: abandon, forsake, desert, desolate Definition: leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch Usage: The mother deserted her children

Synonyms: debunk, expose Definition: expose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false claims and ideas Usage: The physicist debunked the psychic's claims

Similar words: jest at, make fun, laugh at, blackguard, guy, poke fun, rib, ridicule, roast Definition: subject to laughter or ridicule Usage: The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house; The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher; His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday

Synonyms: unwrap, expose, give away, reveal, let on, let out, break, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge Definition: make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret Usage: 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

Similar words: tell Definition: let something be known Usage: Tell them that you will be late

Synonyms: expose, endanger, scupper, peril, queer Definition: put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position

Similar words: touch, touch on, impact, affect, bear on, bear upon Definition: have an effect upon Usage: Will the new rules affect me?

Synonyms: expose Definition: expose or make accessible to some action or influence Usage: Expose your students to art; expose the blanket to sunshine

Similar words: subject Definition: cause to experience or suffer or make liable or vulnerable to Usage: He subjected me to his awful poetry; The sergeant subjected the new recruits to many drills; People in Chernobyl were subjected to radiation

Synonyms: expose Definition: expose to light, of photographic film

Similar words: subject Definition: cause to experience or suffer or make liable or vulnerable to Usage: He subjected me to his awful poetry; The sergeant subjected the new recruits to many drills; People in Chernobyl were subjected to radiation

Synonyms: expose, disclose Definition: disclose to view as by removing a cover Usage: The curtain rose to disclose a stunning set

Similar words: reveal, uncover, bring out, unveil Definition: make visible Usage: Summer brings out bright clothes; He brings out the best in her

Synonyms: display, exhibit, expose Definition: to show, make visible or apparent Usage: 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

Similar words: show Definition: make visible or noticeable Usage: She showed her talent for cooking; Show me your etchings, please