expose etymology

English word expose comes from Latin exponere, French poser, and later Middle French exposer (To reveal.)

Detailed word origin of expose

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
exponere Latin (lat)
poser French (fra) (transitive) to ask (a question). (transitive) to install, fit. (transitive) to land (a plane). (transitive) to lay, place. (transitive) to stop carrying, to put down (something or somebody).
exposer Middle French (frm) To reveal.
expose English (eng) (computing, transitive) To make available to other parts of a program, or to other programs.. (transitive) To abandon, especially an unwanted baby in the wilderness.. (transitive) To reveal, uncover, make visible, bring to light, introduce to.. (transitive) To subject photographic film to light thereby recording an image.. To submit to an active (mostly dangerous) substance like an allergen, [...]

Words with the same origin as expose

Descendants of poser
deposit exposure pose proposal propose proposition suppose