1. The exposure of an impostor or a fraud (synset 107230228)
    "he published an expose of the graft and corruption in city government"
  1. Expose or make accessible to some action or influence (synset 202116512)
    "Expose your students to art"; "expose the blanket to sunshine"
  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 (synset 200935783)
    "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"; "The newspaper uncovered the President's illegal dealings"
  3. To show, make visible or apparent (synset 202144506)
    "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"
  4. Remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body (synset 201342187)
    "uncover your belly"; "The man exposed himself in the subway"
  5. Reveal to view as by removing a cover (synset 202142175)
    "The curtain rose to disclose a stunning set"
  6. Put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position (synset 201038191)
  7. Expose to light, of photographic film (synset 202117913)
  8. Expose while ridiculing;
    Especially of pretentious or false claims and ideas (synset 200854877)
    "The physicist debunked the psychic's claims"
  9. Abandon by leaving out in the open air (synset 200616135)
    "The infant was exposed by the teenage mother"; "After Christmas, many pets get abandoned"

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