exposit vs expound what difference

what is difference between exposit and expound

English

Verb

exposit (third-person singular simple present exposits, present participle expositing, simple past and past participle exposited)

  1. to expound

Related terms

  • exposition
  • espouse
  • expound

Anagrams

  • poxiest


English

Etymology

From Middle English expounden, from Old French espondre, from Latin exponere. Doublet of expose.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪkˈspaʊnd/
  • Rhymes: -aʊnd

Verb

expound (third-person singular simple present expounds, present participle expounding, simple past and past participle expounded)

  1. (transitive) To set out the meaning of; to explain or discuss at length
    Synonym: spell out
  2. (intransitive) To make a statement, especially at length.
    He expounded often on the dangers of the imperial presidency.

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