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(noun, verb)


There are 10 meanings of the word Expose.

How to pronounce expose:


Expose - as a noun

The exposure of an impostor or a fraud

Example: "He published an expose of the graft and corruption in city government"

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Expose - as a verb

Expose or make accessible to some action or influence

Example: "Expose your students to art"

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Make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret

Example: "The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van gogh had sold"

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To show, make visible or apparent

Example: "The metropolitan museum is exhibiting goya's works this month"

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Remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body

Example: "Uncover your belly"

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Reveal to view as by removing a cover

Example: "The curtain rose to disclose a stunning set"

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bring outreveal9unveil9
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Put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position

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affect14bear onbear uponimpact12touch10touch on
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Expose to light, of photographic film

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Expose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false claims and ideas

Example: "The physicist debunked the psychic's claims"

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blackguard20guy7jest atlaugh atmake funpoke funrib5ridicule11roast5
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Abandon by leaving out in the open air

Example: "The infant was exposed by the teenage mother"

Example Sentences

"The journalist was determined to expose the corruption within the government."
"The documentary aims to expose the harsh realities of poverty in the city."
"She accidentally exposed the secret project to the public."
"The scandalous photos exposed the actress's private life."
"The teacher exposed the students to a wide range of literature."
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Word Game Points

Is EXPOSE a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, expose is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

EXPOSE has a SCRABBLE points total of 15.

Is EXPOSE a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, expose is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
EXPOSE has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 16.

Is EXPOSE a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, expose is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
EXPOSE has a WORDFEUD points total of 12.

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