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