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Meaning of expose

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the exposure of an impostor or a fraud; "he published an
           expose of the graft and corruption in city government"
           [syn: {expose}, {unmasking}]
      v 1: expose or make accessible to some action or influence;
           "Expose your students to art"; "expose the blanket to
      2: 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" [syn:
         {unwrap}, {disclose}, {let on}, {bring out}, {reveal},
         {discover}, {expose}, {divulge}, {break}, {give away}, {let
      3: 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"
         [syn: {expose}, {exhibit}, {display}]
      4: remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body;
         "uncover your belly"; "The man exposed himself in the subway"
         [syn: {uncover}, {expose}] [ant: {cover}]
      5: disclose to view as by removing a cover; "The curtain rose to
         disclose a stunning set" [syn: {disclose}, {expose}]
      6: put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
         [syn: {queer}, {expose}, {scupper}, {endanger}, {peril}]
      7: expose to light, of photographic film
      8: expose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false
         claims and ideas; "The physicist debunked the psychic's
         claims" [syn: {debunk}, {expose}]
      9: abandon by leaving out in the open air; "The infant was
         exposed by the teenage mother"; "After Christmas, many pets
         get abandoned"

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