HyperDic: exposit

English > 2 senses of the word exposit:
VERBcommunicationexposit, set forth, expoundstate
communicationexposit, elaborate, lucubrate, expatiate, enlarge, flesh out, expand, expound, dilateadd details, as to an account or idea
English > exposit: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningstate.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsset forth, expound
Narrowerdescribe, depict, drawGive a description of
premiseset forth beforehand, often as an explanation
Broaderelaborate, lucubrate, expatiate, exposit, enlarge, flesh out, expand, expound, dilateadd details, as to an account or idea
Spanishexplicar, exponer
Nounsexpositiona systematic interpretation or explanation (usually written) of a specific topic
English > exposit: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningadd details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning / meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymselaborate, lucubrate, expatiate, enlarge, flesh out, expand, expound, dilate
NarrowerdetailProvide details for
exemplify, illustrate, instanceclarify by giving an example of
set forth, expound, expositstate
specify, particularize, particularise, specialize, specialiseBe specific about
Broaderclarify, clear up, elucidatemake clear and (more) comprehensible
Oppositeabridge, foreshorten, abbreviate, shorten, cut, contract, reduceReduce in scope while retaining essential elements
Spanishampliar, dilatarse, expandir, explicar, exponer, extenderse
Catalanampliar, expandir
Nounsexpositionan account that sets forth the meaning / meaning or intent of a writing or discourse

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