expose

Definitions:

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  • To subject or allow to be subjected to an action, influence, or condition.
  • To subject (a photographic film, for example) to the action of light.
  • To deprive of shelter or protection; lay open to danger or harm.
  • To make visible: <i>synonym</i>: <strong> show</strong>.
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  • To make known (something discreditable).
  • To reveal the guilt or wrongdoing of.
  • To engage in indecent exposure of (oneself).
  • To place or set forth so as to be seen or known; lay open to view; lay bare; uncover; reveal: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="expose">expose</internalXref> a thing to the light; to <em>expose</em> a secret.
  • To place on view; exhibit; show: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="expose">expose</internalXref> goods for sale.
  • To present to the action or influence of something: as, in photography, to <em>expose</em> a sensitized plate to the action of the actinic rays of light.
  • To place or leave in an unprotected place or state; specifically, to abandon to chance in an open or unprotected place: as, among the ancient Greeks it was not uncommon for parents to <em>expose</em> their children.
  • To place in the way, as of something which it would be better to avoid; subject, as to some risk; make liable: as, vanity <em>exposes</em> a person to ridicule; the movement <em>exposed</em> him to the danger of a raking fire in his flanks.
  • To make known the actions or character of; reveal the secret or secrets of; lay open to comment, ridicule, reprehension, or the like, by some revelation: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="expose">expose</internalXref> a hypocrite or a rogue; to <em>expose</em> an impostor.
  • To expound, as a theory.
  • To set forth; to set out to public view; to exhibit; to show; to display
  • To lay bare; to lay open to attack, danger, or anything objectionable; to render accessible to anything which may affect, especially detrimentally; to make liable
  • To deprive of concealment; to discover; to lay open to public inspection, or bring to public notice, as a thing that shuns publicity, something criminal, shameful, or the like.
  • To disclose the faults or reprehensible practices of; to lay open to general condemnation or contempt by making public the character or arts of.
  • to <xref>uncover</xref>, <xref>make</xref> <xref>visible</xref>, <xref>bring</xref> to <xref>daylight</xref>, <xref>introduce</xref> to
  • to subject <xref>photographic</xref> <xref>film</xref> to <xref>light</xref> <xref>thus</xref> <xref>ruining</xref> it or <xref>taking</xref> a <xref>picture</xref> if <xref>controlled</xref>
  • to <xref>abandon</xref>, especially an unwanted baby in the wilderness
  • expose to light, of photographic film
  • expose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false claims and ideas
  • abandon by leaving out in the open air
  • put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
  • remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body
  • disclose to view as by removing a cover
  • make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
  • expose or make accessible to some action or influence
  • to show, make visible or apparent
  • the exposure of an impostor or a fraud
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