Dictionary.com

expounding

[ ik-spoun-ding ]
/ ɪkˈspaʊn dɪŋ /
Save This Word!
See synonyms for: expounding / expoundings on Thesaurus.com

noun
a detailed explanation, discursion, or interpretation:I have no natural taste for study, expounding, or poring over tomes.
adjective
being someone or something that explains or interprets:The book is an expounding collection of tales, brimming with translated historical and cultural anecdotes.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Origin of expounding

expound + -ing1 for the noun; expound + -ing2 for the adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use expounding in a sentence

FEEDBACK