from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- intransitive verb To explain in detail; elucidate.
- intransitive verb To make known or set forth; present.
- intransitive verb To make a detailed statement.
from The Century Dictionary.
- To lay open; examine.
- To set forth the points or principles of; lay open the meaning of; explain; interpret: as, to
expounda text of Scripture; to expound a law.
- Synonyms Interpret, Elucidate, etc. See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb obsolete To lay open; to expose to view; to examine.
- transitive verb To lay open the meaning of; to explain; to clear of obscurity; to interpret.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- verb To lay
open; to exposeto view; to examineor exposit.
- verb To lay open the
meaningof; to explainor discussat length; to clearof obscurity; to interpret.
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
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
GALANOS: Yes, I will kind of expound on what I said.
For "expound" the reader should have read "expand," and at another point the letter should read that "Jefferson, through his confidential leaders in Congress, held that body back until Mr. Lemen, under his orders, had rallied his friends and sent in anti-slavery petitions, etc,"
Huh, seems your understanding of current politics is only matched by your understanding of history … hey, about that WW2 black market, can you expound?
I can expound on this further if there is interest ...
There are other business models that you can expound on in the future.
Will anyone in the “liberal media” expound on this encouraging turn of events?
I can expound on this further if there is interest with an example like El Reloj.
Too much speculation IMVHO, some of which contradicts itself ... and what does expound mean?
She can no more treat others honestly and openly than a cat can expound at length on Voltaire.
Plus the chat function means that you can expound about all of the banal minutia you'd like in regards to the song playing, what it means to you, or the absurdity of the entire situation.