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expose 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ikˈspōz/,
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exposed, past participle; exposes, 3rd person singular present; exposing, present participle; exposed, past tense;
  1. Make (something) visible, typically by uncovering it
    • - at low tide the sands are exposed
  2. Leave (something) uncovered or unprotected, esp. from the weather
    • - the coast is very exposed to the southwest
  3. Subject (photographic film) to light, esp. when operating a camera

  4. Publicly and indecently display one's genitals

  5. Leave or put (someone) in an unprotected and vulnerable state
    • - Miranda felt exposed and lonely
  6. Cause someone to experience or be at risk of
    • - he exposed himself unnecessarily to gunfire in the war
  7. Make (something embarrassing or damaging) public
    • - investigations exposed a vast network of illegalities
  8. Reveal the true and typically objectionable nature of (someone or something)
    • - he has been exposed as a liar and a traitor
  9. Introduce someone to (a subject or area of knowledge)
    • - students were exposed to probability and statistics in high school
  10. Leave (a child) in the open to die


  1. expose or make accessible to some action or influence; "Expose your students to art"; "expose the blanket to sunshine"
  2. the exposure of an impostor or a fraud; "he published an expose of the graft and corruption in city government"
  3. unwrap: make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret; "The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold"; "The actress won't reveal how old she is"; "bring out the truth"; "he broke the news ...
  4. to show, make visible or apparent; "The Metropolitan Museum is exhibiting Goya's works this month"; "Why don't you show your nice legs and wear shorter skirts?"; "National leaders will have to display the highest skills of statesmanship"
  5. uncover: remove all or part of one's clothes to show one's body; "uncover your belly"; "The man exposed himself in the subway"
  6. disclose: disclose to view as by removing a cover; "The curtain rose to disclose a stunning set"
  7. Exposé is the third album released from the group Exposé. This album's music style is less Latin influenced with more adult-contemporary material. ...
  8. Exposé is a 1976 video nasty starring Udo Kier, Linda Hayden and 1970s sex symbol Fiona Richmond. On release, it sparked controversy due to graphic scenes of sex and violence, resulting in a re-release in 2006, with around 30 cuts.
  9. Exposé is an American vocal group. Primarily consisting of lead vocalists Ann Curless, Jeanette Jurado, and Gioia Bruno, the group achieved much of their success in the late 1980s and early 1990s, becoming the first group to have four top ten hits on the Billboard Hot 100 chart from their debut ...
  10. Investigative journalism is a form of journalism in which reporters deeply investigate a single topic of interest, often involving crime, political corruption, or corporate wrongdoing. An investigative journalist may spend months or years researching and preparing a report. ...
  11. "Exposé" is the 14th episode of the 3rd season and 63rd episode overall of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC)'s serial drama television series Lost. It was aired as on ABC in the United States and on CTV in Canada on March 28, 2007. ...
  12. Exposé is a feature of the Mac OS X operating system. First previewed on 23 June 2003 at the Worldwide Developers Conference as a feature of the then forthcoming Mac OS X v10. ...
  13. (Exposed (1983 film)) Exposed is an English-language 1983 film directed and written by James Toback. Nastassja Kinski, Rudolf Nureyev and Harvey Keitel star. Iman also makes an appearance as a model.
  14. to uncover, make visible, bring to daylight, introduce to; to subject photographic film to light thus ruining it or taking a picture if controlled; to abandon, especially an unwanted baby in the wilderness
  15. publication of some disreputable facts
  16. (EXPOSED) Capable of being contacted inadvertently (applies to hazardous objects not adequately guarded or isolated).
  17. (Exposed) A tile that is face up and can be seen, part of a player's set or a discarded tile.
  18. (Exposed) adj. Describing a meld completed with a tile that another player discarded. Same as Open (preferred).
  19. (EXPOSED (GROUP)) A group whose members have been exposed to a supposed cause of disease or health state of interest, or possess a characteristic that is a determinant of the health outcome of interest.
  20. (EXPOSED) The kind of position where you suddenly realise how far away the ground has become; a route or move that takes you into such a position. [Tony Buckley]
  21. (Exposed) A shower that is mounted onto the finished wall surface and is not recessed into the wall.
  22. (Exposed) Tiles that are revealed to all players when claiming a discard.
  23. (Exposed) adj. Caught, Caught out. All syllables may be stressed.
  24. (Exposed) subjected to a risk (e.g. a source of infection)
  25. (exposed) Turning over a card so that its value can be seen.