Origin of expound
OTHER WORDS FROM expoundex·pound·er, nounpre·ex·pound, verb (used with object)un·ex·pound·ed, adjective
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What are other ways to say expound?
To expound something is to set it forth or state it in detail. How does expound differ from elucidate, explain, and interpret? Find out on Thesaurus.com.
How to use expound in a sentence
I was going to expound on this today, but Josh Barro's got it covered.
The spring collection was intended to expound on the female body, sensuality and skin--but not nudity.Louis Vuitton, Chanel, McQueen Cap Paris Spring 2013 Fashion Week Shows|Robin Givhan|October 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Why, in an otherwise tough interview, he didn't ask Netanyahu to expound the distinction is beyond me.
He recognized me from TV, and began to expound his political opinions.
The compulsion to expound on the grips of passion is timeless, it would seem.‘Love Letters’ Anthologizes 2,000 Years of Passion Put to Paper|Sarah Stodola|February 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
We will not attempt, within the compass of a few short chapters, to expound continuously its wonderful text.Messages from the Epistle to the Hebrews|Handley C.G. Moule
In the terms of the petition the lecturer was to expound the Commedia for the benefit of "etiam non grammatici."Giovanni Boccaccio, a Biographical Study|Edward Hutton
At first, he did not attempt to annoy her; but, in time, some one was found cruel enough to expound to him the English common law.The College, the Market, and the Court|Caroline H. Dall
But it is a craven apology if we stoop to expound: we are seen as pleading our case before the public.Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete|George Meredith
To understand and expound them not for scholars but for the people, calls for a combination of gifts bestowed upon very few.The Prophet Ezekiel|Arno C. Gaebelein