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Synonyms for exposeˌɛk spoʊˈzeɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. expose, unmasking(verb)

    the exposure of an impostor or a fraud

    Synonyms:
    unmasking, expose

  2. expose(verb)

    expose or make accessible to some action or influence

    Synonyms:
    display, unwrap, let on, bring out, scupper, divulge, give away, endanger, peril, let out, break, reveal, discover, exhibit, uncover, debunk, disclose

  3. unwrap, disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, expose, divulge, break, give away, let out(verb)

    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:
    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, expose, break, detect, discontinue, key, snap off, notice, display, observe, wear, stag, utter, recrudesce

  4. expose, exhibit, display(verb)

    to show, make visible or apparent

    Synonyms:
    display, unwrap, let on, bring out, demo, scupper, divulge, march, give away, expose, endanger, peril, parade, let out, present, demonstrate, break, reveal, discover, exhibit, uncover, debunk, disclose, show

  5. uncover, expose(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    scupper, unwrap, let on, bring out, display, divulge, unveil, expose, endanger, peril, let out, break, reveal, discover, exhibit, uncover, give away, debunk, disclose

  6. disclose, expose(verb)

    disclose to view as by removing a cover

    Synonyms:
    display, unwrap, let on, bring out, scupper, divulge, give away, expose, endanger, peril, let out, break, reveal, discover, exhibit, uncover, debunk, disclose

  7. queer, expose, scupper, endanger, peril(verb)

    put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position

    Synonyms:
    scotch, bushwhack, let on, frustrate, bring out, unwrap, exhibit, disclose, endanger, foil, lurk, jeopardise, expose, 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

  8. expose(verb)

    expose to light, of photographic film

    Synonyms:
    display, unwrap, let on, bring out, scupper, divulge, give away, endanger, peril, let out, break, reveal, discover, exhibit, uncover, debunk, disclose

  9. debunk, expose(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    display, unwrap, let on, bring out, scupper, divulge, give away, expose, endanger, peril, let out, break, reveal, discover, exhibit, uncover, debunk, disclose

  10. expose(verb)

    abandon by leaving out in the open air

    Synonyms:
    display, unwrap, let on, bring out, scupper, divulge, give away, endanger, peril, let out, break, reveal, discover, exhibit, uncover, debunk, disclose

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. expose

    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.

    See synonyms for HIDE.

    Synonyms:
    ascertain, descry, detect, discern, disclose, discover, ferret out, find, find out, invent

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. expose(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    disclose, uncover, detect, descry, lay open, make bare, show up, bring to light

  2. expose(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    exhibit, hold up to view

  3. expose(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    subject, make liable

  4. expose(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    endanger, jeopardize, put in danger, put in peril

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

denounce, reveal, uncover, unmask, presentation, briefing, outline, disclose


Translations for expose

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • експонирам, разкривам, откривамBulgarian
  • vystavit, exponovatCzech
  • entblößen, aufdecken, offenbarenGerman
  • exponer, exhibir, revelar, descubrirSpanish
  • valottaa, paljastaaFinnish
  • exposerFrench
  • foillsich, rùisg, nochdScottish Gaelic
  • paparIndonesian
  • 露光させる, 晒す, 暴く, 暴露するJapanese
  • rakorako, whakaariMāori
  • [[zichtbaar]] [[maken]], blootleggen, blootstellenDutch
  • naświetlić, odsłonić, ukazaćPolish
  • revelar, exporPortuguese
  • expune, a face publicRomanian
  • выставлять, раскрывать, обнажать, делать выдержкуRussian
  • blottlägga, exponeraSwedish

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