Part of speech: verb

To explain; interpret.

Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "expound":

  1. And this thing shall be plain unto you, though no thought be put to the matter; for it is of an evident verity that doth need not argument to expound. - "The Night Land", William Hope Hodgson.
  2. So I shrugged my shoulders sadly and consoled myself by reflecting that very likely the issue would go against me, and that my own existence would pay the price of the venture and expound its moral. - "Child of Storm", H. Rider Haggard.
  3. For Jacob came over to expound his minute symptoms; and had everything that he gave out on the subject of human ailments been written down, it must have made a volume as large, as solemn, and as inconvenient as a family Bible. - "A Kentucky Cardinal", James Lane Allen.