Synonyms for expose
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English Synonyms and Antonyms1.0 / 3 votes
Of human actions or character, detect is used, almost without exception, in a bad sense; discover may be used in either the good or the bad sense, oftener in the good; he was detected in a fraud; real merit is sure to be discovered. In scientific language, detect is used of delicate indications that appear in course of careful watching; as, a slight fluttering of the pulse could be detected. We discover what has existed but has not been known to us; we invent combinations or arrangements not before in use; Columbus discovered America; Morse invented the electric telegraph. Find is the most general word for every means of coming to know what was not before certainly known. A man finds in the road some stranger's purse, or finds his own which he is searching for. The expert discovers or detects an error in an account; the auditor finds the account to be correct. Compare DISCERN.
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Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote
the exposure of an impostor or a fraud
"he published an expose of the graft and corruption in city government"
expose or make accessible to some action or influence
"Expose your students to art"; "expose the blanket to sunshine"
unwrap, disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, expose, divulge, break, give away, let outverb
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"
crack, snitch, unveil, pick up, break away, give way, unwrap, key out, soften, scupper, get word, shop, split up, fall apart, part, collapse, shit, die, distinguish, transgress, learn, chance upon, weaken, exhibit, widen, bump, discover, light upon, demote, stop, set off, fall upon, break in, break out, separate, emit, split, go, give away, damp, undo, smash, name, come across, interrupt, founder, get a line, offend, get out, release, relegate, get wind, chance on, bring out, violate, reveal, divulge, pause, betray, let on, get around, wear out, cave in, debunk, conk out, put out, break-dance, denounce, check, break up, breach, introduce, come upon, publish, give, attain, see, strike, bring on, better, find out, grass, uncover, burst, go bad, peril, describe, break off, disclose, endanger, bust, identify, find, fail, rat, break dance, issue, dampen, let loose, fall in, erupt, let out, hear, intermit, ruin, kick downstairs, happen upon, fracture, break down, infract, produce, go against, come apart, bankrupt, give out, tell on, develop, break, detect, discontinue, key, snap off, notice, display, observe, wear, stag, utter, recrudesce
expose, exhibit, displayverb
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"
display, unwrap, let on, bring out, demo, scupper, divulge, march, give away, endanger, peril, parade, let out, present, demonstrate, break, reveal, discover, exhibit, uncover, debunk, disclose, show
remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body
"uncover your belly"; "The man exposed himself in the subway"
disclose to view as by removing a cover
"The curtain rose to disclose a stunning set"
queer, expose, scupper, endanger, perilverb
put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
scotch, bushwhack, let on, frustrate, bring out, unwrap, exhibit, disclose, endanger, foil, lurk, jeopardise, waylay, peril, reveal, debunk, thwart, imperil, threaten, give away, break, baffle, divulge, spoil, lie in wait, ambush, menace, jeopardize, scupper, cross, uncover, ambuscade, bilk, display, discover, let out
expose to light, of photographic film
expose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false claims and ideas
"The physicist debunked the psychic's claims"
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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Do not expose your LaserWriter to fire or intense heat.
The American, if he has a spark of national feeling, will be humiliated by the very prospect of a foreigner's visit to Congress -- these, for the most part, illiterate hacks whose fancy vests are spotted with gravy, and whose speeches, hypocritical, unctuous, and slovenly, are spotted also with the gravy of political patronage, these persons are a reflection on the democratic process rather than of it; they expose it in its process rather than of it; they expose it in its underwear.
Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the dangers of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of 'crackpot' than the stigma of conformity. And on issues that seem important to you, stand up and be counted at any cost.
So parents should not expose their children – the best thing to do is quit, and this will not only not expose their children to the secondhand smoke, but will also let them enjoy their life with their children longer.
'They have called me a fake Muslim imam or a Shaikh only because I expose their intentions to create a caliphate within Australia, i am considered a fake because I condemn terrorism. I am considered a fake because I oppose and expose extremism.
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- експонирам, откривам, разкривамBulgarian
- vystavit, exponovatCzech
- entblößen, offenbaren, aufdeckenGerman
- exponer, revelar, exhibir, descubrirSpanish
- valottaa, paljastaaFinnish
- rùisg, foillsich, nochdScottish Gaelic
- 暴露する, 暴く, 晒す, 露光させるJapanese
- rakorako, whakaariMāori
- [[zichtbaar]] [[maken]], blootstellen, blootleggenDutch
- ukazać, odsłonić, naświetlićPolish
- revelar, exporPortuguese
- expune, a face publicRomanian
- раскрывать, обнажать, делать выдержку, выставлятьRussian
- blottlägga, exponeraSwedish
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