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expose

ex·pose

expose

 
 
pronunciation:
ihk spoz
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part of speech: verb
inflections: exposed, exposes, exposing
definition 1: to uncover or reveal.
We exposed our skin to the sun.The gardener exposed a colony of ants with his spade.
synonyms:
bare, reveal, uncover
antonyms:
cover, hide
similar words:
break, disclose, let out, subject, unearth
definition 2: to put in danger by not protecting.
Walking barefoot exposes your feet to sharp objects.
synonyms:
subject
antonyms:
cover, protect, shelter, shield
similar words:
endanger, hazard, risk
definition 3: to allow light to reach in order to make a photographic image.
A camera exposes the film to light to make a photograph.
similar words:
develop
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  film, literature, photography