Synonyms and Antonyms of expose

  1. 1 to reveal the true nature of a well-researched article that exposes the UFO story as a hoax Synonyms debunk, nail, show up, uncloak, uncover, undress, unmask Related Words demolish, discredit, disprove; disclose, divulge, tell, unveil Phrases blow the whistle on Near Antonyms conceal, hide, secrete, veil Antonyms camouflage, cloak, disguise, mask

  2. 2 to make known (as information previously kept secret) the documentary claims to expose how winners of beauty pageants are really picked Synonyms bare, disclose, discover, divulge, reveal, let on (about), spill, tell, unbosom, uncloak, uncover, unmask, unveilRelated Words confide, share; debunk, show up; unclothe, undrape; advertise, announce, blaze, bring out, broadcast, declare, placard, post, proclaim, promulgate, publicize, publish, sound; betray, blab, give away, leak; inform, squeal, talk; communicate, impart, relate; acknowledge, admit, avow, concede, confess, own; disinter, rake up, smoke out, unearthNear Antonyms camouflage, disguise; gild, gloss (over), varnish, whitewash; becloud, bedim, befog, cloud, darken, eclipse, obscure, overcast, overshadow, shadeAntonyms cloak, conceal, cover (up), enshroud, hide, mask, shroud, veil

  3. 3 to make known (something abstract) through outward signs the tight race for the championship exposed one team's mean streak Synonyms bespeak, betray, communicate, declare, demonstrate, display, evince, show, give away, manifest, revealRelated Words bare, disclose, unbosom, uncloak, uncover; advertise, air, announce, blaze, broadcast, placard, proclaim, publicize, sound, trumpet; projectNear Antonyms belie, misrepresent; distort, falsify, garble, twist; camouflage, disguise; gild, gloss (over), varnish, whitewash; conceal, counterfeit, cover, hide, mask, obscure, occlude, veil

  4. 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 Synonyms display, disport, exhibit, show, flash, flaunt, lay out, parade, produce, show off, sport, strut, unveilRelated Words brandish, flourish, wave; advertise, air, announce, blaze, broadcast, herald, placard, post, proclaim, publicize, sound, trumpet; divulge, talk (about), tell (of); bare, discover, reveal, uncloak, uncover, unmaskNear Antonyms camouflage, disguise, mask; conceal, cover, curtain, enshroud, hide, obscure, occlude, occult, shroud, veil

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