expose

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. t. disclose, reveal, divulge, unearth, unmask, denude, bare, uncover; exhibit, display; offer, submit; subject to, risk, weather, lay open, endanger, imperil; turn out, cast out, abandon; denounce, brand. See danger, disapprobation, disclosure, divestment, visibility.Ant., conceal.
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(Roget's IV) v.
1. [To uncover]
Syn. disclose, show, show up, present, prove, reveal, air, exhibit, unmask, debunk, lay open, lay bare, bring to light, open, unearth, dig up, smoke out, drag before the public, give away, detect, betray, divulge, make known, muckrake, bring into view, bare, unveil, unseal, unroll, unfold, unwrap, untie, drag through the mud*, paint in its true color*, put the finger on*, blow the lid off*, blow wide open*; see also reveal 1 .
2. [To endeavor to attract attention]
Syn. exhibit, show off, bare, flash*; see display 1 .
3. [To open to danger]
Syn. lay open to, subject to, imperil; see endanger .
See Synonym Study at show .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
disclosure, uncovering, revelation, exposure, *kiss-and-tell, muckraking, explanation.
II
v.
1. uncover bare, reveal, show, disclose, unmask, *let the cat out of the bag, exhibit, unveil, air, divulge.
2. leaveunprotected lay open, endanger, jeopardize, imperil, tempt fate, leave vulnerable, make defenseless.
ANT.: 1. cover up, hide, conceal. 2. block, camouflage, protect
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To lay open, as to something undesirable or injurious: subject. Idiom: open the door to. See PROTECTION. 2. To make visible; bring to view: bare, disclose, display, reveal, show, unclothe, uncover, unmask, unveil. Archaic: discover. Idioms: bring to light, lay open, make plain. See SHOW. 3. To make bare: bare, denude, disrobe, divest, strip1, uncover. See PUT ON. 4. To make a public and usually ostentatious show of: brandish, display, disport, exhibit, flash, flaunt, parade, show (off), sport. See SHOW. 5. To disclose in a breach of confidence: betray, blab, divulge, give away, let out, reveal, tell, uncover, unveil. Informal: spill. Archaic: discover. Idioms: let slip, let the cat out of the bag, spill the beans, tell all. See SHOW. II noun Something disclosed, especially something not previously known or realized: apocalypse, disclosure, exposure, revelation. Informal: eye opener. See SHOW.

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