Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To expound; explain or interpret.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • verb to set forth reasons; to explain or expound.
  • verb to make external.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb to expound

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb state
  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing

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Examples

  • But to the majority, who are bound to be strangers, let me exposit myself.

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  • It offered a few words that were pretty good equivalents (detail, fill in, round out, exposit), and, as would be expected from a semisupervised method, a few that were somewhat off (instance, set forth).

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  • While Ms. Barker attempts to describe all that is wrong with the war and the international community's persistent failure to win over the locals' "hearts and minds," she is part of the very problems she claims to exposit.

    C. Christine Fair: Baffled by The Taliban Shuffle

  • While Ms. Barker attempts to describe all that is wrong with the war and the international community's persistent failure to win over the locals' "hearts and minds," she is part of the very problems she claims to exposit.

    C. Christine Fair: Baffled by The Taliban Shuffle

  • It offered a few words that were pretty good equivalents (detail, fill in, round out, exposit), and, as would be expected from a semisupervised method, a few that were somewhat off (instance, set forth).

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  • If you're True Blood, you blithely exposit that time moves differently in Fairyland and move all the show's action ahead a year, lickety split.

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  • While Ms. Barker attempts to describe all that is wrong with the war and the international community's persistent failure to win over the locals' "hearts and minds," she is part of the very problems she claims to exposit.

    C. Christine Fair: Baffled by The Taliban Shuffle

  • If you're True Blood, you blithely exposit that time moves differently in Fairyland and move all the show's action ahead a year, lickety split.

    Top Moments: True Blood's Lost Year and Stewart Goes On the Offensive

  • While Ms. Barker attempts to describe all that is wrong with the war and the international community's persistent failure to win over the locals' "hearts and minds," she is part of the very problems she claims to exposit.

    C. Christine Fair: Baffled by The Taliban Shuffle

  • I got an explanation of sorts from Sinestro Corps War, where the Guardians exposit that, although earth is not the center of the universe, it is the center of the Multiverse.

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