I verb account for, clarify, clear up, elucidate, enlighten, enucleate, explain, explicate, expound, give a lesson, give reason for, hold forth, illuminate, make clear, make lucid, make plain, make simple, make understandable, present, set forth, shed light upon, simplify, spell out, state, throw light upon, unfold II index clarify, construe (translate), elucidate, expound

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  • exposit — v. 1. to set forth reasons; to explain or expound. [WordNet 1.5] 2. to make external. Syn: externalize, externalise. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • exposit — transitive verb Etymology: Latin expositus, past participle of exponere Date: 1882 expound …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • exposit — /ik spoz it/, v.t. to expound, as a theory, cause, or the like. [1880 85; < L expositus, ptp. of exponere; see EXPOSE, EXPOUND] * * * …   Universalium

  • exposit — verb to expound See Also: exposition …   Wiktionary

  • expòsit — ex|pò|sit Mot Pla Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • exposit — ex·pos·it …   English syllables

  • exposit — verb 1. state set forth one s reasons • Syn: ↑set forth, ↑expound • Derivationally related forms: ↑exposition • Hypernyms: ↑elaborate, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • flesh out — verb 1. 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 • Syn: ↑elaborate, ↑lucubrate, ↑expatiate, ↑exposit, ↑enlarge, ↑expand,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • set forth — verb 1. state (Freq. 15) set forth one s reasons • Syn: ↑expound, ↑exposit • Derivationally related forms: ↑exposition (for: ↑exposit) …   Useful english dictionary

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