Student Thesaurus

One entry found for expose.
Entry Word: expose
Function: verb
Text: 1 to reveal the true nature of <a well-researched article that exposes the UFO story as a hoax>
Synonyms debunk, show up, uncloak, uncover, unmask
Related Words discredit, disprove; disclose, divulge, tell, unveil
Near Antonyms conceal, hide, secrete
Antonyms camouflage, cloak, disguise, mask
2 to make known (as information previously kept secret) <the documentary claims to expose how winners of beauty pageants are really picked> -- see REVEAL 1
3 to make known (something abstract) through outward signs <the tight race for the championship exposed one team's mean streak> -- see SHOW 2
4 to present so as to invite notice or attention <I didn't want to expose my ignorance in front of the others, so I kept silent> -- see SHOW 1