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EXPOSE Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

v. To show publicly; to display ; to offer to the public view; as. to “expose”goods to sale, to “expose” a tariff or schedule of rates, to “expose” the person. Boyntonv. Page, 13 Wend. (N. Y.) 432; Comm. v. Byrnes, 158 Mass. 172. 33 N. E. 343; AdamsExp. Co. v. Schlessinger, 75 Pa. 240; Centre Turnpike Co. v. Smith, 12 Vt. 216.To place in a position where the object spoken of is open to danger, or where it isnear or accessible to anything which may affect it detrimentally; as, to “expose” a child,or to expose oneself or another to a contagious disease or to danger or hazard of anykind. In re Smith, 146 N. Y. 68, 40 N. E. 497, 28 L. R. A. 820, 48 Am. St. Rep. 709;Davis v. Insurance Co., 81 Iowa, 496, 46 N. W. 1073. 10 L. R. A. 359, 25 Am. St. Rep.509; Miller v. Insurance Co., 39 Minn. 548, 40 N. W. 839.


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