to set forth or state in detail: to expound theories.
to explain; interpret.
to make a detailed statement (often followed by on).
- ex·pound·er, noun
- pre·ex·pound, verb (used with object)
- un·ex·pound·ed, adjective
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How to use expound in a sentence
Who, in this respect, made him a greater light and a clearer expounder than the Christian Paley?Beacon Lights of History, Volume I | John Lord
A strange feeling for an expounder of the sacred word to experience in the presence of an apparently commonplace man.Southern Hearts | Florence Hull Winterburn
Yes, there lay the Prussians over Sunday; and might hear some weighty expounder, if they liked.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XV. (of XXI.) | Thomas Carlyle
It was in vain to appeal to Mr. Webster, then at the height of his reputation as a Union-saver and great constitutional expounder.
The author of these books is in large part a follower and expounder of Spencer.The World's Best Books | Frank Parsons
British Dictionary definitions for expound
(when intr, foll by on or about) to explain or set forth (an argument, theory, etc) in detail: to expound on one's theories; he expounded his reasoning
- expounder, noun
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