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1. expound

verb. ['ɪkˈspaʊnd'] add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing.

Synonyms

  • instance
  • clarify
  • exemplify
  • specify
  • particularize
  • illustrate
  • lucubrate
  • expand
  • flesh out
  • expatiate
  • elucidate
  • exposit
  • specialise
  • particularise
  • enlarge
  • detail
  • specialize
  • elaborate
  • dilate
  • clear up

Antonyms

  • obfuscate
  • generalize
  • arrive
  • mystify

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Rhymes with Expound

  • ultrasound
  • propound
  • profound
  • confound
  • compound
  • unwound
  • unsound
  • unbound
  • resound
  • renowned
  • redound
  • rebound
  • newfound
  • inbound
  • impound
  • astound
  • aground
  • surround
  • ground
  • frowned
  • drowned
  • crowned
  • browned
  • abound
  • wound
  • sound
  • round
  • 'round
  • mound
  • hound

How do you pronounce expound?

Pronounce expound as ɪkˈspaʊnd.

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Sentences with expound


1. Verb, base form
Book reports and essays may both be used to expound a book.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Verbal communication allows the speaker to make specific points and expound on any that are unclear.

3. Verb, past participle
They tell you how or when an action was performed or expound on a description.

Quotes about expound


1. In romance, we feel the need to zoom in and expound on our partner's foibles in intimate detail; in friendship, we tend to do the opposite, avoiding confrontation through fear, lethargy or both.
- Mariella Frostrup

2. expound

verb. ['ɪkˈspaʊnd'] state.

Synonyms

  • draw
  • flesh out
  • enlarge
  • elaborate
  • lucubrate
  • expand
  • dilate
  • premise
  • depict
  • expatiate
  • describe
  • exposit

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • deflate
  • starve
  • reduce
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