expose Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “expose” - Learner’s Dictionary

expose

verb [T]     /ɪkˈspəʊz/
HIDDEN THING
to remove what is covering something so that it can be seen: He removed the bandage to expose the wound. Our bodies need to be exposed to sunlight in order to make vitamin D.Showing and demonstrating
BAD THING
B2 to make public something bad or something that is not honest: The review exposed widespread corruption in the police force.Revealing secrets and becoming known
be exposed to sth
B2 to experience something or be affected by something because you are in a particular situation or place: It was the first time I'd been exposed to violence.Experiencing and suffering
PHOTOGRAPHY
to allow light to reach a piece of camera film in order to produce a photographPhotography
(Definition of expose from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
A bunch of stuff about plurals
A bunch of stuff about plurals
by ,
May 24, 2016
by Colin McIntosh One of the many ways in which English differs from other languages is its use of uncountable nouns to talk about collections of objects: as well as never being used in the plural, they’re never used with a or an. Examples are furniture (plural in German and many other languages), cutlery (plural in Italian), and

Read More 

Word of the Day

parasol

a type of sunshade (= round frame covered in cloth on a stick) carried especially by women in the past, to give protection from the sun

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More