[ UK /ɛkspˈa‍ʊnd/ ]
[ US /ɪkˈspaʊnd/ ]
  1. add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation
  2. state
    set forth one's reasons
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How To Use expound In A Sentence

  • Exponible propositions generally break down into elements that are called exponent propositions; they explain or expound what is going on in the exponible proposition. Archive 2005-01-01
  • fey" -- at least so our chief engineer remarked to me, and he has some reputation among the Celtic portion of our crew as a seer and expounder of omens. The Captain of the Polestar
  • Authors customarily used the commentary format not only to expound the works of Aristotle, but also as a vehicle for original philosophical theorizing.
  • As he expounded the philosophy of enterprise and free-market wealth creation, there was a stir of interest in the public gallery.
  • It is amazing for a person who later expounded the doctrine of maximum efficiency to have accomplished such a feat.
  • Roman Catholic Church. immune from fallacy or liability to error in expounding matters of faith or morals by virtue of the promise made by Christ to the Church. The "Infallible" Shoulder Shot
  • Gerhardt, after all, was trained -- trained to think and expound with minimum waste of words, fast and in hazardous circumstances. DARE CALL IT TREASON
  • Wiping tables became a marathon as everyone, without exception, had their own theory to expound on the situation. TICKLED PINK
  • The paper introduced the basic structure of BOLT airgun, SLEEVE airgun and G airgun, expounded their work principle, analyzed the common trouble of airgun in operation and gave solution.
  • So St. Stephen's audiences have listened to some of the world's best orators, and have had the word expounded by superior doctors of divinity. Hanover; or, The Persecution of the Lowly. Story of the Wilmington Massacre
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