reduce or dispose of; cease to hold (an investment); "The company decided to divest"; "the board of trustees divested $20 million in real estate property"; "There was pressure on the university to disinvest in South Africa"
deprive of status or authority; "he was divested of his rights and his title"; "They disinvested themselves of their rights"
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 to her"; "unwrap the evidence in the murder case"
remove the outer cover or wrapping of; "Let's unwrap the gifts!"; "undo the parcel"
the exposure of an impostor or a fraud; "he published an expose of the graft and corruption in city government"
abandon by leaving out in the open air; "The infant was exposed by the teenage mother"; "After Christmas, many pets get abandoned"
expose or make accessible to some action or influence; "Expose your students to art"; "expose the blanket to sunshine"
expose to light, of photographic film
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"