exposeverb [ T ]uk /ɪkˈspəʊz/ us /ɪkˈspoʊz/
expose verb [ T ] (UNCOVER)
- We decided to expose the wooden beams in the sitting room to give it a more old-fashioned feel.
- More political scandals were exposed in the newspapers today.
- He had undone the buttons of his shirt, exposing an unsightly expanse of white flesh.
- The movie is about a young police officer and his struggle to expose corruption in the force.
- Embarrassing details of their private life were exposed to the public.
expose verb [ T ] (MAKE PUBLIC)
Thesaurus: synonyms and related words
- (the) word is/gets out idiom
- be the talk of the town idiom
- break cover idiom
- dob sb in
- get around (somewhere)
- give sth away
- King's evidence
- let the cat out of the bag idiom
- open your heart to someone idiom
- spill the beans idiom
- take the wraps off sth idiom
- tell on sb
- tongues wagging idiom