HyperDic: expound

English > 2 senses of the word expound:
VERBcommunicationexpound, elaborate, lucubrate, expatiate, exposit, enlarge, flesh out, expand, dilateadd details, as to an account or idea
communicationexpound, set forth, expositstate
expound > pronunciation
Soundsihkspaw'nd
Rhymesabound ... wound: 56 rhymes with awnd...
English > expound: 2 senses > verb 1, 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, exposit, enlarge, flesh out, expand, 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
Adjectivesexpositoryserving to expound or set forth
Nounsexponentsomeone who expounds / expounds and interprets or explains
expoundinga systematic interpretation or explanation (usually written) of a specific topic
English > expound: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningstate.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsset forth, exposit
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

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