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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Expound \Ex*pound"\ ([e^]ks*pound"), verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Expounded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Expounding}.] [OE. exponen, expounen, expounden, fr. L. exponere to set out, expose, expound; ex out + ponere to put: cf. OE. expondre, expondre. See {Position}.]

1. To lay open; to expose to view; to examine. [Obs.]

He expounded both his pockets. --Hudibras.

2. To lay open the meaning of; to explain; to clear of obscurity; to interpret; as, to expound a text of Scripture, a law, a word, a meaning, or a riddle.

Expound this matter more fully to me. --Bunyan.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

expound

verb

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" [syn: {elaborate}, {lucubrate}, {expatiate}, {exposit}, {enlarge}, {flesh out}, {expand}, {expound}, {dilate}] [ant: {abbreviate}, {abridge}, {contract}, {cut}, {foreshorten}, {reduce}, {shorten}]

2: state; "set forth one's reasons" [syn: {set forth}, {expound}, {exposit}]


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