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Synonyms for expound
ɪkˈspaʊndex·pound

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  1. elaborate, lucubrate, expatiate, exposit, enlarge, flesh out, expand, expound, dilateverb

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

    "She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation"

    Synonyms:
    work out, refine, fat, fatten, exposit, dilate, fill out, spread out, extend, amplify, blow up, rarify, lucubrate, set forth, fatten up, thrive, elaborate, magnify, plump, expatiate, inflate, expand, fatten out, flesh out, complicate, plump out, boom, enlarge, flourish, distend, round

  2. set forth, expound, expositverb

    state

    "set forth one's reasons"

    Synonyms:
    elaborate, set forth, exposit, take off, start out, lucubrate, part, start, expatiate, expand, depart, flesh out, dilate, set out, enlarge, set off

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  1. expoundverb

    Synonyms:
    explain, unfold, interpret, elucidate, clear up, lay open, make plain

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How to use expound in a sentence?

  1. Lauren Boebert:

    Shame on him for coming to Colorado to expound upon our tragedies.

  2. Alexander Hamilton, The Federalist 22:

    Laws are a dead letter without courts to expound and define their true meaning and operation.

  3. Lauren Boebert:

    Hell, no, youre not, shame on him for coming to Colorado to expound upon our tragedies.


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