expose expose  /ɪk ˈspoʊz/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the exposure of an impostor or a fraud
  2. (v) expose or make accessible to some action or influence
  3. (v) make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
  4. (v) to show, make visible or apparent
  5. (v) remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body
  6. (v) disclose to view as by removing a cover
  7. (v) put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
  8. (v) expose to light, of photographic film
  9. (v) expose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false claims and ideas
  10. (v) abandon by leaving out in the open air

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But for professionals exposed to them consistently, it can be a bigger problem.
  2. Indeed, researchers found a population of 25,000 Japanese post-atomic-bomb survivors who were exposed to roughly the same amount of radiation as two CT scans.
  3. Two more memoirs are exposed as fakes.

News

  1. G-8 leaders vow to crack down on tax evasion

    The Group of 8 nations agree on a 10-point plan to swap financial information and expose companies that use elaborate schemes to hide profits. LONDON — With many of their governments strapped for cash, leaders at a summit of rich nations vowed Tuesday to crack down on tax cheats by swapping financial information and exposing companies that set up elaborate structures to hide their profits.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. Deric Lostutter Legal Defense: Fund Grows For KYAnonymous, Who Helped Expose Steubenville Rapists

    Deric Lostutter, who may face hacking charges after helping expose details in the Steubenville rape case, is getting a hand from supporters. As of Tuesday morning, his legal defense fund had collected more than $49,000.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

  3. 11-Year-Old Zachary Maxwell's Hidden Camera Documentary Exposes School Lunch

    In a covert six-month mission to expose the inside world of school lunches, 11-year-old Zachary Maxwell made "Yuck: A 4th Grader's Documentary About School Lunch" when he was a fourth-grader at a New York City public school.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: ABC News via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. Goodell said "even if you did not place bets, as you contend, your actions in funding the betting and your association with illegal gambling both violate the terms of your NFL Player Contract and expose you to corrupting influences...... one of the...
    on Aug 25, 2007 By: Roger Goodell Source: FOXSports.com

  2. In a signed statement attached to the motions, Demjanjuk, seeking asylum, said that deportation to Germany "will expose me to severe physical and mental pain that clearly amount to torture under any reasonable definition of the term."
    on Apr 2, 2009 By: John Demjanjuk Source: FOXNews

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