Textual thesaurus for "expose"

(noun) unmasking

the exposure of an impostor or a fraud

he published an expose of the graft and corruption in city government

(verb) debunk

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

The physicist debunked the psychic's claims

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

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

(verb) endanger, scupper, peril, queer

put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position

(verb) uncover

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

uncover your belly; The man exposed himself in the subway

(verb) disclose

disclose to view as by removing a cover

The curtain rose to disclose a stunning set

(verb) display, exhibit

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