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1. expose

verb. ['ɪkˈspoʊz'] expose or make accessible to some action or influence.

Synonyms

  • air out
  • overexpose
  • subject
  • underexpose
  • air
  • sun
  • insolate
  • solarize
  • aerate
  • ventilate

Antonyms

  • overexpose
  • conscious
  • live
  • fashionable

Etymology

  • exposer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • expono (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Expose

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  • guandjo's
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  • truffaut's
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  • cuperose
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  • campeau's
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  • tussaud's
  • tarots

Example sentences of the word expose


1. Verb, base form
Use the wire strippers and expose one inch of the copper wire on both the white and black wires.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Cooking methods that directly expose meat to an open flame or a hot metal surface contribute to PAH formation.

Quotes containing the word expose


1. 'Halal in the Family' will expose a broad audience to some of the realities of being Muslim in America. By using satire, we will encourage people to reconsider their assumptions about Muslims, while providing a balm to those experiencing anti-Muslim bias. I also hope those Uncles and Aunties out there will crack a smile!
- Aasif Mandvi

2. Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
- Jim Morrison

3. I used to have a sign pinned up on my wall that read: Only to the extent that we expose ourselves over and over to annihilation can that which is indestructible be found in us...It was all about letting go of everything. p.7
- Pema Chödrön, When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times

2. expose

verb. ['ɪkˈspoʊz'] make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret.

Synonyms

  • reveal
  • get out
  • blab
  • peach
  • disclose
  • babble
  • unwrap
  • babble out
  • give away
  • discover
  • blow
  • tattle
  • out
  • bewray
  • blackwash
  • blab out
  • spill the beans
  • bring out
  • let out
  • come out of the closet
  • leak
  • confide
  • come out
  • get around
  • divulge
  • talk
  • sing
  • let the cat out of the bag
  • let on
  • tell
  • spring
  • muckrake
  • break

Antonyms

  • confront
  • pack
  • man
  • lose

Etymology

  • exposer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • expono (Latin)

3. expose

verb. ['ɪkˈspoʊz'] to show, make visible or apparent.

Synonyms

  • exhibit
  • model
  • open
  • sit
  • show
  • pillory
  • gibbet
  • posture
  • swank
  • pose
  • bring forth
  • bench
  • brandish
  • display
  • flaunt
  • show off
  • flash
  • produce
  • moon
  • hold up

Antonyms

  • close
  • background
  • play down
  • hold

Etymology

  • exposer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • expono (Latin)

4. expose

verb. ['ɪkˈspoʊz'] remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body.

Synonyms

  • undrape
  • undo
  • unveil
  • bare
  • unwrap
  • uncover
  • unclothe

Antonyms

  • mask
  • veil
  • cover
  • permissible

Etymology

  • exposer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • expono (Latin)

5. expose

verb. ['ɪkˈspoʊz'] disclose to view as by removing a cover.

Synonyms

  • face
  • disclose
  • unveil
  • bring out
  • uncover

Antonyms

  • interior
  • incoming
  • successful
  • discolor

Etymology

  • exposer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • expono (Latin)

6. expose

verb. ['ɪkˈspoʊz'] put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position.

Synonyms

  • scupper
  • bear on
  • impact
  • touch on
  • touch
  • queer
  • affect
  • compromise
  • bear upon
  • endanger

Antonyms

  • understate
  • inhale
  • stay in place
  • conserve

Etymology

  • exposer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • expono (Latin)

7. expose

verb. ['ɪkˈspoʊz'] expose to light, of photographic film.

Synonyms

  • underexpose
  • overexpose

Antonyms

  • overexpose
  • safe
  • possible

Etymology

  • exposer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • expono (Latin)

8. expose

verb. ['ɪkˈspoʊz'] expose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false claims and ideas.

Synonyms

  • unmask
  • roast
  • laugh at
  • rib
  • debunk
  • jest at
  • uncloak
  • make fun
  • blackguard
  • guy
  • ridicule

Antonyms

  • hop on
  • sheathe
  • arrive
  • pull in

Etymology

  • exposer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • expono (Latin)

9. expose

verb. ['ɪkˈspoʊz'] abandon by leaving out in the open air.

Synonyms

  • forsake
  • desert
  • abandon

Antonyms

  • come
  • file in
  • enter
  • pop in

Etymology

  • exposer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • expono (Latin)

10. expose

noun. ['ɪkˈspoʊz'] the exposure of an impostor or a fraud.

Synonyms

  • exposure

Antonyms

  • log in
  • dock

Etymology

  • exposer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • expono (Latin)
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