Betray and Expose


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Betray verb – To make known (something abstract) through outward signs.
Usage example: his face betrayed his exasperation with his nosy neighbor

Expose is a synonym for betray in reveal topic. In some cases you can use "Expose" instead a verb "Betray", when it comes to topics like display, show, give away. popular alternative
Nearby Words: betrayal, betrayer, betraying
Synonyms for Betray


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Expose verb – To make known (as information previously kept secret).
Usage example: the documentary claims to expose how winners of beauty pageants are really picked

Betray is a synonym for expose in reveal topic. You can use "Betray" instead a verb "Expose", if it concerns topics such as show. popular alternative
Nearby Words: exposure, exposing
Synonyms for Expose

Common collocations

operation betray operation expose operation
man betray man expose man
people betray people expose people
group betray group expose group
Other nouns: nature, someone, fact, identity, villain, secret, plans, secrets.

Both words in one sentence

  • Slave to PR In one episode, Kim threatened to expose her heroic past in order to coerce her into an Enemy Mine, and Drakken infuriated her by suggesting that she was too "soft" to betray her brothers.
    Source: Slave to PR
  • Video Game / Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Sadistic Choice: This happens in the climax of the Travelers faction quest chain, in which you can choose to expose the Hierophant, or serve her and betray the one who helped you discover her identity.
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